A few months after he graduated from a California police academy, someone broke into David Reyes’ home and stole his class ring.
That was in 1988. Reyes, now 47, long ago gave up on seeing the ring again.
But now, thanks to two Hialeah (Florida) detectives, Reyes will soon get back his gold ring inset with a blue stone.
Reyes spoke to a detective who ”told me he had my ring. I couldn’t even believe it,” Reyes said by telephone Tuesday from his home in Mililani, Hawaii, more than 4,800 miles from Hialeah. “I don’t know how it got all the way across the country….”