SuS­pECT iN JAMES BliNg CASE

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTSBRIEFING - — From wire re­ports

An Ohio woman who tried to sell a $10,000 pen­dant stolen

from a LeBron James busi­ness part­ner is a sus­pect in the case, po­lice said.

The po­lice in­ci­dent re­port ob­tained Fri­day iden­ti­fied

Vaneisha Robin­son, 19, of Akron, as a sus­pect in the re­ceiv­ing stolen prop­erty in­ves­ti­ga­tion but didn’t elab­o­rate.

Mav­er­ick Carter, the CEO for James’ mar­ket­ing com­pany, says the pen­dant was stolen from him three years ago.

Robin­son, an am­a­teur boxer, said she bought it four years ago for $5 at a yard sale, re­cently got it ap­praised and put it for sale on eBay.

She was in­vited to the Carter house and was told James would be there to make a pen­dant of­fer she couldn’t refuse.

But James wasn’t there and a crowd of eight or nine peo­ple forced her to give up the pen­dant, she said. “I was scared for my life,” Robin­son told WEWS-TV.

Po­lice Sgt. James Elch­linger said he was able to de­ter­mine that the item was one-of-a-kind and be­longed to Carter. Po­lice were check­ing for a theft/loss re­port.

In­ter­na­tIonal Ge­mo­loG­I­cal In­stI­tute

This photo shows both sides of a jeweled pen­dant made to re­sem­ble LeBron James’ Cleve­land Cava­liers jersey.

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