EL RENO, Okla. (KFOR) – A mystery in Canadian County.
“After a period of time, we’ve got to do something with it and that time is now,” said Lt. Jerry Hendrick with the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office.
Two years ago, Lt. Hendrick took over the evidence and property division for the county.
One of his tasks is organizing the property room and working to return items that were stolen or lost.
“We just find more and more stuff!” he said.
It’s not an easy job, some of it has been around since the 70s.
His most recent venture, finding the owners of 180 pieces of jewelry.
The stash is worth about $4,000.
“This over here it looks like it’s all costume, some gold chains, or gold colored chains along with some pearls and things of that nature,” said Lt. Hendrick.
He thinks at least part of the haul came from