ATLANTA – Previous NBA star Vince Carter experienced just about $100,000 stolen from his Buckhead home over the weekend and law enforcement are however hunting for the brazen burglar.
Atlanta police said an individual broke into Carter’s approximately 12,000 sq.-foot property on a street just off Northside Drive on Sunday. Officers spotted a man managing from the dwelling when they arrived, but they could not capture up with him in time.
Police claimed the entrance window of the dwelling was smashed and “a significant volume of $100 bills spilled on the ground.” Several rooms appeared to be ransacked or rummaged through.
In accordance to police report, Carter’s wife was at their dwelling and in mattress with their two sons just prior to 11:50 p.m. when she heard a loud noise downstairs. Sondi Carter instructed law enforcement she ushered the boys to the closet exactly where the trio hid, named 911, and then texted the community patrol.
FOX Information reviews extra than $16,000, a smaller portion of the funds taken, was later recovered together with at minimum just one gun. A next gun was also uncovered at that scene that could possibly have belonged to the burglar.
Law enforcement explained at least a person fingerprint was pulled from the scene. No word on if the burglar was caught on camera.
A photo of the exterior of Vince Carters Buckhead mansion taken in Oct. 2020. (FOX 5)
No just one was wounded in the break-in.
This is the second time Carter’s house has been qualified in the previous couple years. A police report was submitted on Oct. 25, 2020 reporting a crack-in.
According to Fulton County assets information, the dwelling was developed in 2016. The 3-tale home which sits on more than an acre of land was purchased by Carter for just beneath $7 million in 2020, before he retired from the Hawks. Carter performed 22 in the NBA for a full of 22 seasons and now works as an analyst for ESPN.
FOX News and The Related Push contributed to this report