$80,000 Life-Size Cal Statue Stolen

Police are investigating the recent theft of an $80,000 life-size bronze statue from the University of California Berkeley Boathouse in Oakland.

Officers responded Tuesday to the boathouse a 2999 Glascock St. on a reported the 300-pound statue was stolen overnight.

The life-size bronze statue depicts Berkeley crew coach Carrol ‘Ky’ Ebright, who coached Cal crew teams to three Olympic gold medals and multiple other championships in the early 20th century, police said.

The statue’s value is estimated at $80,000, and it was funded by Cal alumni donations.

Dennis Culver, Bay City News

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