Here’s one bad hombre.
Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl LI jersey done it opposite a southern U.S. limit and — along with his Super Bowl XLIX jersey — was recovered in Mexico with a assistance of a FBI and Mexican authorities.
And a intent was reportedly snagged by someone Brady’s companion Donald Trump would hold to be a enemy: a member of a media.
On Monday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, whose dialect launched a review into a blank No. 12 jersey final month, pronounced officials traced a profitable square of memorabilia to Mexico with assistance from an informant. He did not mention where in Mexico a think was found.
The NFL, in a apart statement, pronounced a jersey was in a possession of a credentialed member of a general media, reportedly named Mauricio Ortega, a former executive for Mexican publication Diario La Prensa.
The news classification apologized Monday and explained that a former worker had offering his abdication on Mar 14. At a time, he settled personal reasons, including health problems of tighten family members.
“His abdication was accepted. With sum startle and surprise, we perceived news of control presumably carried out by Mr. Camberos on Feb. 5 inside NRG Stadium in Houston, site of Super Bowl LI,” Diario La Prensa pronounced in a matter in Spanish. “If this information is true, La Prensa editorial house energetically condemns a control of Martin Mauricio Ortega Camberos, who took advantage of his position, regulating La Prensa to get credentialed and benefit entrance to a game, press conferences and other areas of NRG Stadium.”
Federal charges are tentative opposite a suspect.
Brady pronounced in a matter by his representative Don Yee that he’s “happy” both jerseys have been recovered. “I wish to appreciate all of a law coercion agencies involved. we know they worked tough on this box — and it is really most appreciated. Hopefully when we get a jerseys behind we can make something really certain come from this experience.”
Brady had formerly told The Daily News’ Gary Myers that a quarterback skeleton to give a Super Bowl LI jersey to his mother, who reportedly has been battling cancer.
Acevedo pronounced that both jerseys are now in a hands of a NFL and a FBI, and are being real in Boston. The Super Bowl LI jersey could be value as most as $500,000, according to Goldin Auctions. There’s been no reported value for a second Super Bowl jersey.
FOX Sports, that initial reported a story, expelled footage Monday from a Patriots locker room following their overtime win over a Falcons in Super Bowl LI that authorities used to lane down a suspect. The man, whose face is blurred, is seen entering a locker room behind Patriots manager Bill Belichick wearing a trek and a credential tag. As he heads for a exit, he is seen carrying an intent underneath his arm.
“Our investigators grown information from an adviser here in Houston that led them to Mexico,” Acevedo pronounced in a press conference. “As a outcome of that investigation, we were means to work with a FBI and Mexican authorities to respond to a suspect’s famous plcae and demeanour for a jersey.”
The NFL reliable a relocation of a jersey, adding that authorities detected a other one as well.
“Through a team-work of a NFL and New England Patriots’ confidence teams, a FBI and other law coercion authorities, a Super Bowl LI jersey ragged final month by MVP Tom Brady has been recovered,” a joining pronounced in a statement. “Also retrieved during a ongoing review was a jersey Brady wore in a Patriots’ feat in Super Bowl XLIX opposite a Seattle Seahawks in 2015.
“The equipment were found in a possession of a credentialed member of a general media. Due to a ongoing investigation, we would impute any additional questions to a FBI.”
FOX Sports combined that a Denver Broncos also trust a law-breaker might have also stolen Von Miller’s blank jersey and cleats after Super Bowl 50.
Soon after winning his fifth title, Brady was seen in a video in front of his locker revelation someone who seemed to be a hall attendant that his jersey had been lifted.
“Someone stole it. we put it in here, man,” Brady pronounced in a video as he forked to his locker.
Two days later, Houston PD Executive Assistant Chief George Buenik told reporters that no reduction than 4 law coercion entities were concerned in a hunt for a jersey, including Texas Rangers law coercion and track security.
Brady will now be means to move home even one some-more jersey than he expected.