Lakers Security Guard Accused of Stealing Two Championship Rings

by December 13, 2013

According to police, a Los Angeles Lakers security guard jacked a pair of championship rings and some gift cards last week. Per the AP: “El Segundo police said in a statement Thursday that Eddie J. Monterroso has been charged with felony grand theft and burglary. He’s accused of taking the rings and gift cards valued at nearly $20,000. The statement says detectives began investigating the theft Dec. 5 and arrested Monterroso outside the practice facility Tuesday. Police say they searched Monterroso’s Inglewood home and found the rings from the Lakers’ 2009 and 2010 championship seasons. Police could not say who the rings belonged to.”