Stolen gold and silver discs won by Black Sabbath were recovered today (Dec. 22) in London after thieves dumped them behind trash cans. The discs were reported missing last week after a burglary at the home of Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne’s former manager Patrick Meehan in southeastern England.
Kent Police said an anonymous tip had led them to the eight discs, found in a plastic bag dumped behind recycling bins. Two other discs stolen in the haul — which included the albums “Master of Reality,” “Paranoid” and “Volume 4” — had already been returned after being offered for sale on Internet auction site eBay.
Ironically, Osbourne was a victim of burglars himself last month. He unsuccessfully attempted to tackle thieves who broke into his Buckinghamshire mansion, west of London, and made off with valuable jewelry.
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