About 100 webpages of notes and lyrics for tracks like “Hotel California,” “Everyday living in the Rapid Lane,” and “New Child in City” were amid the paperwork prosecutors mentioned ended up stolen and worth additional than $1 million, according to a information release.

The men, Glenn Horowitz, 66, Craig Inciardi, 58, and Edward Kosinski, 59, ended up each individual charged with a single count of conspiracy in the fourth degree. Inciardi and Kosinski had been also billed with criminal possession of stolen residence in the first diploma. Horowitz was billed with attempted felony possession of stolen home in the very first diploma and two counts of hindering prosecution in the second diploma. The a few adult males surrendered to authorities on Tuesday and were being unveiled to their lawyers.

The a few men’s attorneys produced a joint statement to CNN stating the adult men are innocent.

“The DA’s business office alleges criminality in which none exists and unfairly tarnishes the reputations of very well-respected gurus. We will battle these unjustified charges vigorously,” the assertion from lawyers Jonathan Bach, Stacey Richman and Antonia Applications stated.

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The indictment alleges that amongst 2012 and 2019, Inciardi and Kosinski had in their possession stolen “developmental lyrics” to songs from the Lodge California album, that the adult males knew the files were being stolen and tried out to sell them.

“These defendants attempted to keep and promote these exclusive and valuable manuscripts, even with understanding they experienced no proper to do so. They created up stories about the origin of the paperwork and their correct to have them so they could flip a gain,” Bragg reported.

Prosecutors reported in a news release that the manuscripts ended up originally stolen in the late 1970s by an author employed to produce a biography of the band, and that the biographer finally marketed the manuscripts in 2005 to Horowitz, who is a rare guides dealer, who later allegedly offered the documents to Inciardi and Kosinski. CNN has attained out to each and every of the gentlemen for remark on the accusations.

“When Don Henley realized that Inciardi and Kosinski were hoping to offer portions of the manuscripts, he submitted law enforcement experiences, advised the defendants that the resources had been stolen, and demanded the return of his house,” a information release from prosecutors claimed.

Prosecutors explained Inciardi and Kosinski tried to coerce Henley to get back the manuscripts when concurrently seeking to market them via Christie’s and Sotheby’s auction homes. The district attorney’s business office executed a series of lookup warrants commencing in December 2016 and retrieved the manuscripts from Sotheby’s and Kosinski’s home in New Jersey. CNN has achieved out to Sotheby’s for comment.

The indictment reveals email messages between the gentlemen that talked over how they would establish the source of the manuscripts to many others. In a February 22, 2017 electronic mail, after Eagles member Glenn Frey had passed away, Horowitz allegedly wrote that determining Frey as the resource of the manuscripts “would make this go away after and for all.”

A December 2016 e mail allegedly from Kosinski to a Sotheby’s employee mentioned, “Don Henley nevertheless desires this back” and questioned, “Make sure you do not notify any possible bidders that (Henley’s) attorneys are inquiring about the lyrics.”

The adult men are anticipated to have a listening to on their situation on Oct 4.