NORTH PORT, Fla. --Fossilized sand dollars collected during a lifetime across Florida were stolen from a woman’s home.
The lesser known name is Dendraster Excentricus, better known as a fossilized sand dollar. They are collectible items, valued at about $1 each, sold online around the world. The North Port Police Department says the total value of the collection is estimated at $40,000.
The home where the silver dollars were stolen is on Brewster Road in North Port.
Police are asking for tips to case #2017-02-1210. You can reach Detective Pam Jernigan at 941-429-7321, firstname.lastname@example.org or offer an anonymous tip through the North Port Police app.