BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who stole documents from the Maryland Historical Society and other archives nationwide has been released from prison where he spent the last year.
A lawyer for Jason Savedoff confirmed he was released Thursday.
Savedoff pleaded guilty to helping New York presidential memorabilia collector Barry Landau steal thousands of rare and valuable documents and other memorabilia. Landau also pleaded guilty and is serving a seven-year prison sentence.
The pair would visit the collections and secretly put documents in hidden pockets of their jackets and overcoats. They were caught while attempting to take documents from the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore in July 2011.
Savedoff’s lawyers said their client was used by Landau, his mentor. Savedoff ultimately cooperated with authorities and helped investigators recover additional stolen items.
(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Other Local News:
- Rapper ‘Big Flock’ Given Federal Prison Sentence For Gun, Drug Charges
- Md. Woman Selling Alt-White House Commemorative Easter Eggs To Protest Trump Policies
- Maryland Governor Signs Metro Safety Bill
- 2,000 Gallons Of Heating Oil Spilled In Cockeysville Creek
- Worker In Bucket Truck Electrocuted By Power Lines