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UPDATE: Police catch burglars wanted for stealing Skip Bertman's World Series rings


POSTED: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 9:58am

UPDATED: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 10:49am

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police Detectives have recovered all 21 LSU championship rings which were taken in the burglary. 


UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police Detectives have arrested Moises Marquez, 18 of Baton Rouge, along with two other juveniles, both 16, in connection to the burglary of Skip Bertman's home.

Police say the suspects got into the home through a bathroom window. Marquez, a relative of an employee of the residence, has been inside on several occasions and left the window unlocked with the intention of coming back. Police say he was familiar with the layout of the house, as well as its contents. Once inside the residence, the suspects removed LSU championships rings totaling around $8,000.

Police say Bertman woke up, and tried to stop one of the suspects. They fought, but neither was hurt, and the three suspects all got away.

Marquez is booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling.

The two juveniles are booked into Juvenile Detention on charges of Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling.


PREVIOUS: Police are still searching for a suspect in the theft of jewelry and World Series rings that belonged to famed LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman.

Though police won't confirm what was taken or whose house was burglarized, sources have said it was the coach's house.

Police said the burglary wasn't random. Investigators believe the burglar knew exactly what they were looking for.

The investigation is on going.  

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