Stolen football autographed by Brady, former Patriots QBs recovered

Stolen football autographed by Brady, former Patriots QBs recovered by police

Police in Massachusetts have recovered a stolen football that was autographed by all three quarterbacks on the Super Bowl-winning 2001 New England Patriots, together with Tom Brady. The Watertown Police Department shared on Facebook {that a} football signed by Brady, starter-turned-backup Drew Bledsoe and third-stringer Damon Huard had been taken from JC Cannistraro, LLC, a mechanical building firm based mostly in Watertown, throughout a location transfer final month. Watertown police Lt. James O’Connor advised NewsCenter 5’s Danae Bucci that an worker of JC Cannistraro noticed the football listed for $500 on eBay.”We had been fortunate, timeline sensible, as a result of a Tom Brady football, we’d anticipate, would not keep up on eBay for lengthy,” O’Connor mentioned. Wednesday, undercover Watertown and Woburn police detectives arrange a gathering to buy the ball at a location in Woburn. The collectible was then recovered by police and returned to JC Cannistraro.”Certainly, the MVP on this one goes to our Watertown detectives for getting that again,” O’Connor mentioned. Along with the quarterbacks’ autographs, the football additionally options the next message: “Thank you JC Cannistraro, Inc. for all your arduous work and energy on CMGI Field.” CMGI Field was the unique title of Gillette Stadium and nonetheless had the unique title in the course of the Foxborough venue’s mushy opening on May 11, 2002, when the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer defeated the Dallas Burn, now FC Dallas. CMGI, an Andover-based web agency, relinquished the naming rights to the venue following the burst of the dot-com bubble, a month earlier than the primary common -season NFL recreation was set to be performed there. The Gillette Company then finalized an settlement for unique naming rights to the stadium on Aug. 5, 2002, and 12 days later, the Patriots hosted their first football recreation at Gillette Stadium — a preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Watertown police mentioned the investigation stays ongoing because it pertains to the one who tried to promote the stolen football, together with how the vendor bought the ball and what their intentions had been.

Police in Massachusetts have recovered a stolen football that was autographed by all three quarterbacks on the Super Bowl-winning 2001 New England Patriots, together with Tom Brady.

The Watertown Police Department shared on Facebook {that a} football signed by Brady, starter-turned-backup Drew Bledsoe and third-stringer Damon Huard was taken from JC Cannistraro, LLC, a mechanical building firm based mostly in Watertown, throughout a location transfer final month.

Watertown police Lt. James O’Connor advised NewsCenter 5’s Danae Bucci that an worker of JC Cannistraro noticed the football listed for $500 on eBay.

“We had been fortunate, timeline sensible, as a result of a Tom Brady football, we’d anticipate, would not keep up on eBay for lengthy,” O’Connor mentioned.

Wednesday, undercover Watertown and Woburn police detectives arrange a gathering to buy the ball at a location in Woburn. The collectible was then recovered by the police and returned to JC Cannistraro.

“Certainly, the MVP on this one goes to our Watertown detectives for getting that again,” O’Connor mentioned.

Along with the quarterbacks’ autographs, the football additionally options the next message: “Thank you JC Cannistraro, Inc. for all your arduous work and energy on CMGI Field.”

CMGI Field was the unique title of Gillette Stadium and nonetheless had the unique title in the course of the Foxborough venue’s mushy opening on May 11, 2002, when the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer defeated the Dallas Burn, now FC Dallas.

CMGI, an Andover-based web agency, relinquished the naming rights to the venue following the burst of the dot-com bubble, a month earlier than the primary regular-season NFL recreation was set to be performed there.

The Gillette Company then finalized an settlement for unique naming rights to the stadium on Aug. 5, 2002, and 12 days later, the Patriots hosted their first football recreation at Gillette Stadium — a preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Watertown police mentioned the investigation stays ongoing because it pertains to the one who tried to promote the stolen football, together with how the vendor bought the ball and what their intentions had been.

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