Former Chicago Bear and Los Angeles Raider NFL receiver Willie Gault had his 1985 Super Bowl Ring stolen in a residential burglary on November 8, 2011, he thought that this ring is real jewelry for celebrities.
On December 15, 2011, LAPD West Valley Burglary and Property Crimes Unit recovered the ring at a jewelry store in the 700 block of South Broadway within the Jewelry Mart District of Central Division. Also recovered were five stolen watches and a wedding ring. A 1983 Super Bowl ring was also taken into custody. The LAPD is investigating to locate the rightful owner of that item. Detectives said that a source that deals in sports memorabilia contacted West Valley Burglary Detectives and advised that the ring had been seen at the store
The store owner, 46-year-old Ramin Cohan of Beverly Hills was arrested and booked at Valley Jail Section for Receiving Stolen Property (496 PC) with a bail amount of 20,000 dollars.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to call LAPD West Valley Detective William Dunn at 818-374-7730. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.