Police: Guitars signed by famous musicians stolen from Daytona Beach storage unit

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Eight guitars signed by the likes of Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan were stolen from a storage unit in Daytona Beach last month, police said.

On Tuesday, officers said they were able to return two of the guitars to their owner after a man tried to sell them at a pawn shop on Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard.

Police said they arrested Jeremy Andrewlavage in connection with the burglary at the Hyde Park Storage Suites on West International Speedway Boulevard.

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Police said they are questioning Andrewlavage, who was arrested in November on stealing a scooter from the same storage facility, to see if he knows where the other guitars are located.

In total, police said the stolen guitars are worth an estimated $20,000.

A woman taking care of the unit for the guitars’ elderly owner said she found that the guitars and a bottle of vodka were missing from the unlocked unit in December.

She said all the guitars were there in October when she helped move out some furniture.