Fired Paine employee reports theft of watches

A man employed as resident director of dorms at Paine College returned to his job Sunday to find he’d been terminated and his belongings, including two $13,000 Panerai wristwatches, had been stolen, he told police.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Christopher Blue arrived at his Hollis Hall dorm room to gather his belongings and found the locks had been changed and his belongings removed.

An employee, Duane Vanloo, told law enforcement that Paine Vice President of Student Affairs Tina Cardenas had asked him to place Blue’s belongings outside the dorm.

Blue told deputies he does wish to prosecute.




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