He'll be doing one to three years for swiping five paintings and a drawing from New York hotels.
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Also, that New York sommelier turned thief admitted he's guilty.
Mark Lugo, the New York somm who flew to S.F. in July to swipe a Picasso and chill with friends in Napa, was sentenced yesterday to sixteen months in a local jail, after which he'll be extradited to New York...
Mark Lugo has been in jail in S.F. since July, and will now face charges in New York too.
The former Per Se staffer had other valuable artworks adorning the walls of his Hoboken apartment.
Sommelier Who (Likely) Stole Picasso Wanted for Wine Theft in Jersey; Wine Enthusiast Honors Restaurants
Also, Oregon's wine industry has been a boon for the state in the last five years.
• Mark Lugo, that NYC sommelier who's accused of (and seemingly caught on camera) stealing a Picasso sketch from an S.F. gallery worth $200,000, just plead not guilty, and his lawyer wants his $5 million bail reduced. [AP/Tribune] • The...