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$50,000 reward offered for information on DeSean Jackson home burglary

Jan 13, 2014, 8:13 AM EDT


The big Eagles news over the weekend involved DeSean Jackson and money again, only this time he lost some and is even offering it up rather than asking for more.

Jackson’s Philadelphia residence was reportedly burglarized between January 6 and 10, and the star wide receiver is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. Among the property that was stolen: cash and jewelry valued at $300k and a pair of semi-automatic handguns.

Here is the statement released on Jackson’s behalf:

“DeSean is clearly upset that his home was burglarized while he was out of town on vacation,” the statement said. “He has always felt very safe in his community, and it concerns him someone would victimize his place of residence.

“He had personal items, jewelry and a small amount of money taken in the burglary, however the amount that has been previously reported is inaccurate. The large sum that was taken was in items. He thanks everyone for their concerns, and he is confident the Philadelphia police department will find the suspects at large.”

So there you go, Philly. If you have any information on this crime, not only can offer your assistance to one of our professional athletes, you can get paid in the process. The manhunt is on.

  1. Skeptic - Jan 13, 2014 at 8:34 AM

    Are we sure the items weren’t simply stolen back?

    • Andrew Kulp - Jan 13, 2014 at 8:49 AM

      Is there any reason to believe DeSean Jackson is a criminal?

    • PhillyT - Jan 13, 2014 at 9:48 AM

      Skeptic: You’re just stupid. Shut up.

  2. red2gold - Jan 13, 2014 at 9:35 AM

    Start by interrogating Patrick Chung. He was stealing money all season.

  3. willh888 - Jan 13, 2014 at 9:59 AM

    Slomin’s Shield brah

  4. Tom - Jan 13, 2014 at 10:50 AM

    Line up his friends and acquaintances, start looking there. Dumb ass probably advertised when and how long he was going to be gone.

  5. Tim - Jan 13, 2014 at 11:08 AM

    I hope no one comes forward, remember DeSean, snitches get stitches

  6. 2sentz - Jan 13, 2014 at 2:07 PM

    “Yo Sal, Vinny over here…..Ain’t these Marcus Vick’s tweet-thumbprints on this doorknob?”

  7. death from above - Jan 13, 2014 at 4:00 PM

    This is nothing more than a thinly disguised ploy to get a new deal from the Eagles. Obviously there was no robbery.

    • Andrew Kulp - Jan 13, 2014 at 4:37 PM

      Except, you know, it does absolutely nothing to accomplish that.

      Good to have you back though, death.

      • death from above - Jan 13, 2014 at 4:46 PM

        It was the mst far-fetched thing I could think of…

        Thanks for the sentiment Kulp

      • Andrew Kulp - Jan 13, 2014 at 4:48 PM

        My bad. I wasn’t sure. Mostly I just wanted to welcome you. Don’t tell the others, but you were always my favorite.

      • death from above - Jan 13, 2014 at 5:19 PM

        Nothing like seeing a downward pointing thumb…just like a trip to the Colloseum…Go lions

  8. jon from philly - Jan 13, 2014 at 8:58 PM

    i wish i knew who it was i need money desean


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