(Marin Independent Journal) Now that the man who tried to kill him is off to prison, Greenbrae resident Jay Leone wants his guns and valuables back. But it could take anywhere from a couple of months to several years.

Leone’s gun collection, bullets, watches and jewelry are being kept in evidence while the convicted attacker, Samuel Cutrufelli, contemplates an appeal. Cutrufelli, who received a life sentence last week, has 60 days to file a notice of appeal, and the appeal itself could take years.

Leone, 91, was unpleasantly surprised to learn that his belongings would not be returned to him immediately.

“Those guns are worth a fortune,” said Leone, 91. “That’s stealing from me.”

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