Artifacts worth approximately $15K stolen from Saint Leo Abbey

Last Updated: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Pasco Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for help from the public in locating a number of artifacts stolen from the Saint Leo Abbey in January worth approximately $15,000 without historic value.

The items include five gold rings and a gold cross dating back to the 1900s. Officials said the items were stolen from a glass display case in the Abbey's 1st floor lobby sometime between Jan. 23 and Jan. 28.

Anyone with information about the item and/or the theft is asked to call 1-800-706-2488, or to leave a tip on the Pasco County Sheriff's Office website at