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Son Of Vince Wilfork Arrested For Stealing Dad's Super Bowl Rings and $300,000 In Jewelry

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Vince Wilfork’s son was arrested and charged last month for allegedly stealing his father’s two Super Bowl rings and several other expensive pieces of jewelry.

23-year-old, D’Aundre Holmes-Wilfork, was arrested on May 22 and charged with theft of property worth roughly $300,000, according to the Galveston County Daily News.

In addition to the missing jewelry, Wilfork’s AFC Championship rings and his Miami Hurricanes college football championship ring were also reported missing.

After a Patriots fan contacted Wilfork to inform him that someone was trying to sell the rings online through a virtual sports memorabilia community, Vince filed a missing items report to authorities. Once the online dealer was made aware that the rings were stolen, he immediately returned them to authorities. Police reported that Holmes-Wilfork charged the buyer $62,000 for them.

Holmes-Wilfork was once a walk-on linebacker at the University of Houston but was later removed from the team after he was arrested in Friendswood, Texas, on felony drug charges, according to the NY Times.

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Wilfork played 13 seasons, most of them being with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, and has won two AFC Championships, two Super Bowls, and has been selected to 5 Pro Bowls. The 300-pound superstar retired in 2017 after signing a one-day contract with the Patriots.

Holmes-Wilfork’s bond was set at $300,000, and he is no longer listed in custody at the jail as of Tuesday morning.

 

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