The suspect of Monday's break-in is also believed to be responsible for a previous invasion that took place in November in which gold nuggets were stolen.

At a press conference Wednesday morning, the Oakland Museum of California announced the theft of a historical quartz and gold-encrusted jewel box from its Gallery of California History. The burglary, which occurred early Monday, is the second the museum has recently experienced; in the early morning hours between November 12 and 13, gold nuggets were stolen from the same collection.

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