Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Grand Jury Gets Altar Piece Case.(Journal North)

Byline: Gary E. Salazar Journal Staff Writer

N.Y. Federal Court Plans To Hold Court Proceedings

A grand jury will convene in New York this week to hear evidence in the reported theft of a 16th century Peruvian altar piece that federal agents say was seen in Santa Fe within the past two weeks.

The federal court jury will hear testimony and review evidence federal agents have gathered in Santa Fe and New York, said David Fry, resident agent of the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Albuquerque office.

Fry said the grand jury will also get to listen to a number of witnesses who have been subpoenaed to testify.

The altar piece has been reported stolen from a remote Peruvian village, according to federal agents and a U. …

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