BOSTON (CBS) – A man was arrested in Arizona, charged with stealing two World Series rings from former Red Sox manager Terry Francona.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department announced that Jamey Estep, 33, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with second degree burglary, theft, and trafficking in stolen property.READ MORE: Spirit Airlines To Add Flights From Manchester-Boston Regional Airport To Florida In October
Francona’s World Series rings from 2004 and 2007 were reported stolen on November 7. They were found to have been sold to a sports memorabilia store in Phoenix.READ MORE: Biden's Gift To Putin: Aviator Sunglasses Made In Randolph, Massachusetts
Detectives recovered the rings, and discovered a check for $245,830 belonging to Francona was fraudulently deposited earlier in the year.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Has Issued Over 40,000 Warnings For Distracted Driving Since 'Hands-Free' Law Took Effect Last Year
Now the manager of the Cleveland Indians, Francona went 744-552 during eight seasons with the Red Sox.