Police Nab Suspect Involved In Burglary Of Hank Aaron’s Crib 

How you going to run up in Hank Aaron’s crib and think you are going to get away with it?

The city of Atlanta holds down its Home Run King—the last “clean” MLB champ—like record labels protect unreleased albums from social network leaks.

Atlanta police say they’ve made an arrest in a July burglary at Aaron’s home. Police Sgt. Greg Lyon said one suspect was in custody Monday night, but they are not releasing names at this time. 

“We do anticipate additional arrests and will release all of that information when doing so will not hinder the investigation,” Lyon told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

While Aaron, 79, and his wife were out of town at the MLB All-Star Game in New York, Aaron got a call from his alarm company. The following day, he asked a neighbor to check on his home. According to a police report, the neighbor saw a broken window at Aaron’s house and called police, who arrived to find the couple’s southwest Atlanta crib ransacked by thieves who stole jewelry and two BMWs, The AJC previously reported.

Officers later recovered both of Aaron’s vehicles, and are still searching for other suspects.

JR Gamble joined The Shadow League in 2012. The General Manager of Content & Social Media is in his 25th year of covering sports and culture professionally. He has covered a wide variety of major sports and entertainment topics across different mediums, including radio, newspapers, magazines and national TV. His passion is baseball, the culturing of baseball and preserving and documenting the historically-impactful accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans in baseball.