Now news has emerged he may be forced to testify in court over a stolen BlackBerry, Tom Sykes reports.
In fact, in 2000 a 9.0-rated Action Comics No.1 owned by Nicolas Cage was stolen from his house.
From a stolen Degas to Ansel Adams negatives at a garage sale, we uncover more tales of art gone astray.
Once I exposed the leading citizen of Dallas, the very top guy, as a crook who had stolen money.
And lost, stolen, or destroyed prescriptions will not be refilled.
There were three in the gang and they got him and the radio paper which was stolen from our file.
She and her nurse had been stolen from the Ionian coast, by Greek pirates.
Another is stolen, and the gang is ready for business again.
Our pleasures are but the stolen moments we can snatch from its inattention.
Six of his boys were out on the special duty of searching for stolen cattle.
Old English stelan "to commit a theft" (class IV strong verb; past tense stæl, past participle stolen), from Proto-Germanic *stelanan (cf. Old Saxon stelan, Old Norse, Old Frisian stela, Dutch stelen, Old High German stelan, German stehlen, Gothic stilan), of unknown origin.
Most IE words for steal have roots in notions of "hide," "carry off," or "collect, heap up." Attested as a verb of stealthy motion from c.1300 (e.g. to steal away, late 14c.); of glances, sighs, etc., from 1580s. To steal (someone) blind first recorded 1974.
"a bargain," by 1942, American English colloquial, from steal (v.). Baseball sense of "a stolen base" is from 1867.
The diversion of blood flow from its normal course.
One's constant and only boyfriend or girlfriend (1897+)