City seeks public's help identifying koi thiefs


One of three suspicious men recorded before the kois went missing.

The manager of the Pine Mountain Gold Museum informed police that three men were seen on video acting suspiciously and later fishing in the pond adjacent to the gem mining exhibit on the evening of Monday, August 29, 2016. The next day, museum staff noticed the disappearance of 6 to 8 of the original 30 koi in the pond.

If you have any information regarding this crime, contact the Villa Rica Police Department at (678) 785-1100;  reference case number 2016-08001460.  Read the description and watch the surveillance video below.

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