Nearly $100,000 in cash was taken in a burglary last weekend at the Atlanta home of former NBA player Vince Carter, according to an incident report released by police on Wednesday. Atlanta.
According to the report, Carter’s wife, Sondi Carter, was in bed with her two sons when she heard loud noises around 11:50 p.m. Sunday. They hid in a closet and she called 911, then texted her neighborhood patrol. A neighborhood patrol officer, who was the first law enforcement officer to arrive, saw a man flee in a black SUV but couldn’t catch him, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. .
Neither Sondi Carter nor her children were injured, but police said a window in the main house was smashed. Outside, officers found “a large amount of spilled $100 bills on the floor,” along with a gold Desert Eagle pistol and a black Glock 26 pistol with an extended magazine, according to the report. The Desert Eagle belonged to Carter, but investigators believe the Glock was carried by the suspect, according to the incident report.
While in the closet, Carter later told police she could hear someone going through different rooms upstairs. According to the report, several rooms were messy and a door at the top of the stairs had been knocked off its hinges.
A property listing describes the property as a “family compound” with “state-of-the-art home security” that includes 16 closed-circuit security cameras. A fence also appears to encircle the house, including an electronic gate across the driveway.
Police have not publicly identified a suspect, but the incident report says a fingerprint of the suspect was taken at the scene.
Carter, who now works as an NBA analyst for ESPN, did not respond to requests for comment from the newspaper.