MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – New York Giants defensive tackle Shaun Rogers is the victim of an apparent burglary while he was staying at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach.
Rogers, 34, told police he left his room around 1 a.m. with some friends and headed to Club Liv. While at the club, Rogers and his group allegedly met a woman who the group would bring back to Rogers’ room, according to Miami Beach Police.READ MORE: There's Been An Increase In Phishing Scams During Pandemic
Rogers told Miami Beach Police he put his valuables in the room safe when he returned around 7 a.m. and the party continued until the nose tackle fell asleep. According to police, Rogers said at 12:30 p.m., he awoke and found the woman the group had met the night before was no longer there.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting At Tennessee High School
Once he realized the woman wasn’t there, Rogers told police he tried unsuccessfully to get into the room’s safe. Hotel security then came to the room and was able to pry open the safe and found Rogers’ valuables were missing.
Among the items Rogers said were stolen were: diamond earrings worth $100,000; two wristwatches worth a combined $160,000; a gold necklace with gold pendant worth $50,000; gold bracelets worth $60,000; and a diamond Cuban necklace with a gold pendant worth $70,000.MORE NEWS: Coral Gables Books & Books Surviving Pandemic By Hosting Virtual Events That Fuel Online Sales
Rogers did not play in 2012 after signing with the Giants and spent the season on injured reserve.