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Phillies pitcher's stolen World Series ring found
Posted by Queenie Wong
Mount Vernon police recovered Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick’s 2008 World Series ring on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Mount Vernon Police Department. The ring had been stolen from his home in early April.
Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies found the ring Tuesday night and called Mount Vernon police detectives with the news the next day.
A man known to law enforcement led deputies on Tuesday night to a swampy area in or near Bothell where the ring was hidden, according to an email from Rebecca Hover, a spokeswoman for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The man has not been arrested, Hover said, and the investigation is ongoing.
Kendrick’s home in Mount Vernon was burglarized between March 30 and April 1, according to an April 20 news release from the Mount Vernon police. Other items such as signed jerseys, baseball gloves and his 2009 National League Championship ring were also missing. Everett police eventually recovered the NL Championship ring in the vehicle of a 33-year-old Arlington man, who they arrested.
The burglary investigation by Mount Vernon police began on April 1. During the investigation, police discovered six burglary victims from King County, two burglary victims in Snohomish County and two victims in Skagit County, according to Wednesday’s news release.
Since April 12, six individuals have been arrested or taken into custody in connection with these crimes, the news release said.