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Tom Petty’s Guitars Stolen In Advance Of Colorado Tour Stops

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Tom Petty performs in concert on May 19, 2009 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Tom Petty performs in concert on May 19, 2009 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

CULVER CITY, Calif. (CBS4) – Tom Petty will be without five of his guitars when he comes to Colorado for his latest tour.

Thieves ripped off five off his guitars from a studio in Culver City.

It’s bad news for Petty and his Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers crew. Their tour visits the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield this Wednesday and Thursday.

Petty is is offering a $7,500 reward for the instruments’ return — no questions asked.

The stolen instruments include:

• Rickenbacker 360/12 – 1967 Blonde (Serial # GH 3747)
• Epiphone Sheridan – 1967 (Serial # to be updated ASAP)
• Gibson SG TV Junior – 1965 (Serial # 318533)
• Fender Broadcaster (Serial # to be updated)
• Dusenberg Mike Campbell Model (Serial # to be updated)

The band has posted detailed descriptions, pictures and serial numbers of the instruments on its website.

The band asked anyone with information to email StolenGuitars@TomPetty.com or call police in Culver City at (310) 253-6305.

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