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Illegal detectorist captured by Police with numerous artefacts at home | ArchaeoFeed
Police from the precinct in Ujście arrested a man who was conducting illegal search on registered archaeological sites with use of a metal detector. In his home the officers discovered nearly 1000 artefacts obtained in a potentially illegal way. Examination of the coins (by Komenda Powiatowa Policji w Pile) Coins struck at different time periods (by Komenda Powiatowa Policji w Pile via TVN24) Police officers responded to a call about a man surveying the fields with a metal detector at an archaeological site in the area between Ujście and the village of Mirosław. The Police caught him with the device, headphones and a shovel. Various historical items (by Komenda Powiatowa Policji w Pile) The man, a 38-old citizen of Piła admitted that he was searching illegally and that it's not his first excavations of this kind this year. He did not have permission of the land owner neither from the local Heritage Office. The officers arrested the man and took his equipment. Numerous buttons (by