Marine Challenge Coins Stolen from Mother’s House While She Slept

In Santee, Ca, the mother of a Marine who recently graduated from Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton, had a rude awakening.

On Sept. 23, Brandy Dean said she fell asleep without locking the door to her apartment at the Shadow Hill apartment complex on the 11000 block of Woodside Avenue in Santee. The thief broke in and stole her purse containing her cash, credit cards, and priceless Marine Challenge Coins.

Pawnshop owners were asked to be on the lookout for the coins. The original article can be found here.