CULTURE & ARTS
01/24/2013 04:25 pm ET

Pulled Over For Ditching House Arrest, Canadian Man Found To Be Prolific Art Thief

When Nova Scotia police pulled John Mark Tillmann over last summer for violating the terms of his house arrest, they came across a strange artifact in his car: A handwritten letter from 1758 signed by British General James Wolfe (pictured) that, upon further investigation, turned out to have been stolen from the archives of Dalhousie University. Warrant in hand, police began searching Tillmann's house in Fall River, Nova Scotia, on Friday, where they have found a trove of stolen artifacts, CBC reports.

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