LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – A father is devastated after he says thieves broke into his home multiple times while he was out of town and made off with an irreplaceable item that belonged to his Marine son.
Like many parents, father Larry Rice keeps safe some of his adult children’s most cherished items – that included a commemorative gun. One that highlighted his son’s dedication to our country.
“There is a lot of crime going on,” Larry said.
After a trip out of town, Larry arrived back to his Los Lunas home this week to find his front door open.
“Went on back and started going through the house then I realized everything had been taken,” Rice said.
Exactly what he feared – in the home where he raised four children, two of them now Marines, it was ransacked. A bedroom was burnt.
“I know then that something was wrong. When we went in the house we realized that not…