Stephen Jackson’s Home Robbed, Wife Held at Gunpoint

by July 24, 2010

by Ryne Nelson

Of all the people in Charlotte….

WSOC is reporting that Stephen Jackson’s home was broken into and robbed early on Wednesday, as masked men held his wife at gunpoint and then locked her in a bathroom.

According to the report, thieves took Louis Vuitton wallets, jewelry, a stun gun and a nine-millimeter handgun while Jax was in Texas for a basketball camp, but thankfully, no one was injured.

Three masked men broke into Stephen Jackson’s home early Wednesday morning, police said. Jackson was in Texas for a basketball camp but his wife was in the home at the time of the break-in.

According to a police report, the men held her at gunpoint while they took valuables from the home, including several Louis Vuitton wallets, a ruby-encrusted wristwatch, a stun gun and a 9 millimeter handgun.

The suspects then locked her in a bathroom, police said.

The Jacksons live in a gated community off Carmel Road in south Charlotte. Police said they are not sure how the suspects got into the neighborhood.

They are also not sure whether the robbers specifically targeted Jackson.

The $1.7 million, 6,000-square-foot tan stucco home with three garages is owned by former Bobcats guard Jason Richardson, who was traded to the Phoenix Suns during the 2008-09 season.

Sources told Eyewitness News that there are indications that the attack may not have been random, but detectives aren’t commenting on the matter.

There still are plenty of questions left unanswered, specifically, who staged break-in and how they managed to enter the Jackson’s gated community.

Police did not release any other details about the incident, and neither Jackson nor the Bobcats have released a statement. No arrests have yet been made. Until all the details to come out, we’ll withhold all assumptions.