They had created as much controversy as the crime itself. Now the toys not taken for evidence in the Earl Bradley pedophile case will never be seen again by the public.
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says an agreement had been reached with Self-Storage not to sell toys used by the doctor at auction.
“I want to thank Secure Self Storage for agreeing to turn the property over to the State at a financial loss,” Biden said. The company had been planning to sell the toys. Bradley had kept the toys there to satisfy a lien against unpaid rental costs. Now the state will pay a nominal fee of $1 for the material.
The News Journal’s website delawareonline.com reports some of the material in the facility include Buzz Lightyear from the “Toy Story” movies, crane-style arcade games, children’s toys, electronics, household items, business and kitchen equipment, artwork, building supplies, boxes and more, according to a legal notice from the storage center.
These items are not material needed as evidence in the case against the former pediatrician who is charged with over 100 counts sexual abuse. His case is scheduled to start in February.