Video footage from cameras stationed away from New England Patriots locker area at Houston’s NRG Stadium taken the man accused of robbing Tom Brady’s jersey before plus after he swiped the $500, 000 prize.
Fox Sports attained footage showing the person as he or she walked into the locker area behind Bill Belichick at 10: 04pm with a bag upon his shoulder and appearing because if he were a associate of the team.
He failed to exit the locker room till 14 minutes later at 10: 18pm, at which point he or she could be observed with a tee shirt under his arm.
That guy has now been recognized as Mauricio Ortega, a former executive with newspaper company Diario La Prensa.
The company released a extended statement on Monday admonishing the particular executive and apologizing to their own readers as well as the people of South america.
La Prensa said that they will were not even aware the particular executive was using his placement to gain access to activities like the Super Bowl. Â
They also revealed which he had walked down from his position upon March 14 but made simply no mention of any investigation or even the missing jersey. Â
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Grab and go: Â Footage from the New England Patriots locker room shows the guy accused of stealing Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey before plus after the theft (left getting into locker room at 10: 04pm and right exiting with tee shirt at 10: 18pm)
Dios mio: The particular thief has now been recognized as Mauricio Ortega (above) by several Mexican media outletsÂ
One of those things is not like the particular other: The thief stuck away from the other players roaming the locker room when he or she entered after the game
Befuddled Brady: The jersey was found South america thanks to the joint initiatives of NFL security, New Patriots security, police force and the F (Brady realizing he’s lost 2017 jersey above)
Ortega’s former employer furthermore stated that they may go after legal action.
‘Editora La Prensa, S. A. de C. Sixth is v., will request information from related authorities [local and fedeal] in relation in order to those things that took place that will day, to ensure that, if appropriate, Editora La Prensa can begin in order to initiate the corresponding legal activities and assist authorities in assisting to clarify the lamentable specifics that they are investigating; the situation that with become typical knowledge for that people of South america and in particular for the visitors.
The hunt for Brady’s lacking Super Bowl jersey finally ended on Monday, when it has been revealed that the FBI got recovered the historic piece associated with memorabilia six weeks after this disappeared from the quarterback’s locker. Â Â
In a brief news discharge sent out that morning early morning, the NFL wrote that the particular jersey worn by Brady throughout last month’s game have been situated and retrieved thanks to the particular joint efforts of NFL safety, New England Patriots security, Â law enforcement authorities and the F. Â
The FBI reportedly became included in the hunt because of the fact that will the jersey was located within Mexico.
It was revealed with the same time the fact that shirt Brady wore in the 2015 Super Bowl was also retrieved by FBI, with the exact same individual accused of stealing the particular quarterback’s uniform on both events. Â
No further information was handed simply by the NFL, whose release upon Monday came from a associate of the press office plus not Commissioner Roger Goodell, in spite of the fact that Brady’s Deflategate foe is usually the first in order to speak about major news about the league.
Fox Sports reporter Glazer first revealed details of the particular incident on ‘Undsiputed’ Monday early morning.
‘The FBI and the NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE security, together with Patriots security, Houston PD, they actually went by means of all this video wanting to monitor somebody down. And they zeroed in on a person associated with interest, ‘ explained Glazer.
‘That person appealing, Iâm told, is usually an international person in the mass media. I donât believe heâs in fact a member of the mass media, but he was posing as a part of the media. ‘
Glazer proceeded to go on to state of the robber: ‘And theyâve got him heading in the locker room, correct behind Bill Belichick, as when heâs with the team, will go in there, loiters around intended for a little while. Seen causing a little bit later along with something under his arm, he or she just gets into without anything below his arm, just your regular media backpack. Comes out along with the backpack plus something below his arm. ‘Â Â
Fox Sports plus Glazer first broke this news that will authorities had located Brady’s shirt.
During that same appearance Glazer also offered up another amazing twist in the story, exposing that the Denver Broncos think this same man might possess stolen the helmet and cleats belonging to 2016 Super Dish MVP Von Miller. Â
That would certainly mean that the thief took memorabilia from the past 3 winners Super Bowl MVP receivers.
‘We have been in get in touch with with NFL security regarding the Denver helmet that could possibly belong to Von Miller, ‘ the team said in the statement. Â
‘As it is a good ongoing investigation, we will relate all additional questions and questions to the NFL. ‘
DailyMail. possuindo has reached out to 2014 winner Malcolm Smith of the particular Seattle Seahawks and Joe Flacco, who won the honor within 2013, to learn if any kind of pieces of their uniforms proceeded to go missing after their Super Dish victories.
Disbelief: Brady could end up being seen speaking with security within the locker room after their jersey went missing from their bag (above)
Smrt guy: A locker room manager quickly came more than and said that the doorways must be blocked so media people cannot leave
Whispering angels: Cameras within the Patriots locker room taken the moment Brady told proprietor Bob Kraft regarding the theft (above)
Members of the Houston Police Division, who were the first in order to respond to the situation, were furthermore vital in picking out the jersey in accordance toÂ Chief Art Acevedo.
He published on Twitter early Monday that will the men and women associated with the Major Offenders Division monitored down the uniform, at which usually point the FBI was known as in to recover the taken goods with the help associated with Mexican officials. Â Â
He said associated with the thief later that day time in a press conference: ‘You don’t come to Texas plus embarrass us on our house turf. ‘Â
Brady’s most recent shirt was said to be really worth $500, 000 based on the particular price it might likely get with auction, though the number of seems the bit low given the historical significance of this year’s sport.
It is now back within Boston with all the NFL according in order to Chief Acevedo, and it has not however been authenticated.
With his 5th Super Bowl win and 4th MVP trophy last month, Brady cemented his status as the particular greatest quarterback to ever enjoy the game.
Brady said he or she specifically remembered putting his Number 12 jersey into his handbag following his team’s remarkable overtime victory against the Atlanta Falcons. Â
‘I put it my handbag and I turned out and this wasn’t there anymore, ‘ Brady told reporters on Monday — about 11 hours after their Super Bowl victory.
‘It’s unlucky because that’s a nice bit of memorabilia, so if it displays up on eBay somewhere, somebody let me know to attempt to monitor that down. ‘
Soon following the shirt went missing it was uncovered that anÂ equipment manager had actually locked the piece of souvenirs away so that it would certainly not be stolen, a shift that makes sense now because of the revelation about Brady’s 2015 jersey disappearing from their locker. Â
Repeat offender: Â Jay Glazer of Fox Sports later uncovered the fact that culprit in the Brady case might have also stolen 2016 Super Bowl MVP Von Miller’s helmet and cleats (Miller over receiving his honor the day time after the 2016 game along with Commissioner Roger Goodell)Â
Creepy me?: The suspect panel (above) that Brady come up with final month in the hunt intended for his jersey
A befuddled Brady has been filmed moments after the Patriots record-breaking win telling owner Frank Kraft which he could not discover his uniform, saying in the video posted by Round the NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE writer Dan Hanzus: ‘Somebody took my game jersey. ‘
Kraft, which was in a jovial feeling and passing out celebratory lighters to the team at the particular time, responded to Brady simply by saying: ‘Well, you better appear online. ‘Â
The owner and in long run pal of President Trump afterwards told Maria Bartiromo while showing up on her Fox Business System show ‘Mornings with Maria’ that will stealing Brady’s jersey was similar to ‘taking a great Chagall or Picasso. ‘Â
The theft associated with Brady’s iconic jersey also delivered Twitter into meltdown at the particular time,