New York Mets pitcher Ambiorix Burgos has better luck than some other celebrities who have had their jewels stolen. Burgos, who reported $270,000 worth of jewelry stolen
from his St. Lucie West hotel room on Tuesday, got his belongings back. An unidentified man dropped off a jewelry-filled black bag several hours after the bag was reported missing. Burgos told police his bag was missing after he switched rooms. Employees with access to the rooms said they did not take it but a few hours later a man came in to the hotel with the bag, put it on the counter saying he had found it outside, and ran away. The most interesting part of the story to me is that the police called Ambiorix Burgos Tuesday night to let him know but the pitcher was too busy to return to the police station to identify the bag until Wednesday. Perhaps these are just Burgos's traveling jewels.
UPDATE: A housekeeper at the hotel has been charged with grand theft
for stealing the bag and Burgos says some items worth between $10,000 to $20,000 are still missing.