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Police Find Stolen Bruce Springsteen Art in Jersey Shore Drug Raid

Asbury Park Drug Raid Springsteen Art
Asbury Park Police

Police executing a drug raid have recovered a stolen piece of pop art depicting Bruce Springsteen. reports officers found the metal cutout of Springsteen after searching an apartment in Asbury Park on Feb. 17.

Police say they found two guns, various drugs and drug packaging equipment, and personal electronics. Police charged tenant, Quaddeer Omar Fitzpatrick, with drug, weapons and stolen property charges. [[414710873, C]]

Officials say the Springsteen portrait belongs to a local store owner who specializes in repurposed home decor pieces. The green and white image cut into metal by a torch was stolen in November.

Springsteen's career began in the New Jersey shore city, where he frequently returns to perform. [[238904721, C]]

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