Arrest made in Paul George burglary case


Paul George overrated Pacers NBA playoffsPaul George had his home broken into last April.

According to the Associated Press, police have arrested the man who burglarized the home of Indiana Pacers star Paul George. George’s home was broken into back in April, during Game 5 of the Pacers first round series against the Atlanta Hawks. The intruder took over $16,000 in possessions, including George’s All-Star ring. 

Police have arrested a man in connection with the April burglary at the Indianapolis home of Indiana Pacers star Paul George.

Indianapolis police say 43-year-old Michael Lewis of Whitestown was arrested Wednesday on burglary and theft charges for the April 28 break-in during which George’s platinum All-Star ring valued at $15,000 was taken.

Police say detectives believe the burglary was random act and that Lewis didn’t specifically target George’s home, which is on the city’s northeast side.

Police say none of the stolen items have been recovered, and the perpetrator was jailed Wednesday morning.

Paul George continues to recover from the gruesome leg injury he suffered during a Team USA exhibition game in August. He is expected to miss the entire 2014-15 NBA season.



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