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John 5 Falls Victim to House Thieves

John 5 Falls Victim to House Thieves -

There is no more heinous and vile act than burglary, and virtuosic shredder John 5 is the latest musician to fall victim to house creeping theives.

Among the items stolen from the ex-Marilyn Manson / Rob Zombie guitarist's collection were a number of Fender Telecasters, a black Gibson Les Paul with three gold humbucking pickups, a banjo and a piece of artwork depicting the monster from 'The Creature From the Black Lagoon.' John 5 also added a photo of his signature '5′ strap to help identify an instrument that could possibly belong to the strummer.

In response, John 5 took to the Social Media sphere to pos t photos of some of the stolen items on Facebook with the hope that someone out there will identify them.

John 5 reached out to his fans via Facebook:

"Unfortunately our house was robbed today, we accidentally didn't put the alarm on, so some assholes got lucky! We will post more pictures of more guitars, these are all the pictures we have now. I just want to put it out there, just in case anyone comes across these items.. Whoever did this will get caught hopefully one day!"

John 5′s website continues,

"Please circulate this info to guitar dealers, pawn brokers and have a look on eBay, Craigslist, Amazon etc - and remember IF you see anything you GENUINELY believe to be one of the items described PLEASE do not pursue on your own but contact the authorities."

If you have any details that may be of help send a message to John 5 on his Twitter and Facebook or use this contact form and make sure you choose "Info regarding stolen items" in the drop down subject.


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