Update: Fixtures stolen from Sterling Grove home recovered

by Walter Pierce

Doors, transoms and other fixtures from an historic home under renovation were stolen last weekend. After media coverage of the theft, they were returned.

Hail the power of media — social and traditional. After wide attention on Facebook followed by news reports at and elsewhere, thousands of dollars worth of historic fixtures stolen from a home under renovation in the Sterling Grove neighborhood adjacent to Downtown Lafayette have been recovered.

Architect Stephen Ortego, who was managing the renovation, reported the recovery over the weekend:

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