Roquan Smith’s Stolen Jerseys Recovered In Summerville
Wednesday, May 9, 2018- 11:33 a.m.
Stolen jersey’s, valued in the thousands of dollars, were some of the items found in Summerville this week after a theft in Athens, Georgia.
The Summerville News reported this week that items belonging to Chicago Bears first-round pick Roquan Smith were recovered in Summerville late Tuesday night.
Smith reported to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department that several prized jerseys and other items were stolen from his 2018 BWM on Saturday. Jerseys from his national championship, Rose Bowl and Taxslayer bowl games as a linebacker with the University of Georgia were taken.
Those three jerseys and some of Smith’s other possessions were recovered Tuesday night in Chattooga County, according to Summerville Police Detective Ty Hutchins.
A Summerville teenager attending UGA has admitted to stealing the items in Athens and bringing the items to his father’s house in Summerville.
The teenager’s name has not been released but will be facing charges according to police in Athens.