Sunday, August 12, 2007

NBA Players' Robberies Connected

According to police the robberies which occurred in the past month of NBA players Antoine Walker and Eddie Curry are connected. From

"Four alleged gang members in pursuit of "monetary gain" have been charged in the armed robbery of NBA star Antoine Walker, and two of them also were charged in the robbery of former Bull Eddy Curry, police said Friday.

The four are members of the Traveling Vice Lords, Chicago Police Cmdr. Thomas Byrne said at a news conference. All four were charged with home invasion, armed robbery and aggravated kidnapping.

Walker and Curry, Chicago natives, had no affiliation with the men or their gang, Byrne said, and there was no evidence of a broader plot to target other professional basketball players.

Police found the men through a fingerprint, footage from surveillance cameras, cell phone records and a woman who was discovered with Walker's jewelry."

Read the full story here.

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