Torche: More Information Regarding Robbery

After our Chicago show at the Congress Theater on May 14 between 1:30AM and 4:00AM our van was broken into while parked in front of Goethe Elementary and a bunch of equipment was stolen. Items taken include music equipment, personal items/luggage, band/personal checkbook, cameras, laptop, and passports.

The following items were taken:

Custom Electrical Guitar Company bass w/hardcase #220

First Act custom bass w/hardcase serial number # JN-0901002

Black Gibson Custom Les Paul w/SKB hardcase (has chip on the top L side of headstock, visible neck repair on top side of the neck, may have missing paint opposite vol and tone knobs if sticker was removed). Custom woodfinish guitar w/hardcase

Acoustic 370 Bass Head
2 x SKB PS25 pedal boards
2 x Boss tuning pedals
MXR Phase 90
Boss DD5 pedal
Boss guitar EQ pedal
Custom 3 way amp selector (metallic blue)
Fulltone OCD pedal
Aguilar Tone Hammer pedal
Boss Bass EQ pedal
Shure Beta 57
Misc Mogami, Monster, and George L's cable
Suitcase style 7 space guitar stand
Black iPod Touch
Black Compaq Presario laptop
Nikon Blue Coolpix camera
Sony CyberShot camera
Garmin 205W GPS
Black Luggage containing: tubes, guitar strings, instrument cables, speaker cables, tuning pegs, surge protectors.

If you know anyone in the Chicago area we'd appreciate any help in spreading the word.


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