Conn. home search may be tied to Gardner theft Investigators sweep house of alleged mobster ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Law enforcement officials searched the home of Robert Gentile Thursday in Manchester, Conn. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Officials suspect the alleged mobster Gentile may have information about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art theft. Jessica Hill/AP The quiet neighborhood was swarming with police vehicles. AP Gentile's attorney, A. Ryan McGuigan, said the FBI was looking for the paintings stolen in the 1990 Gardner heist. Jessica Hill/AP Law enforcement agents dug in the yard of Robert Gentile. Jessica Hill/AP Officials took boxes of evidence from the home.