New York Jets Center Nick Mangold Helps Police Break Up Car Burglary Ring

Nick Mangold AP Photo (Julio Cortez)

New York Jets Center Nick Mangold is being hailed for reportedly assisting New Jersey police to break up a car burglary ring.

According to reports, Mangold heard his car alarm go off last weekend and rushed to his garage. Finding the door open he immediately called police. The Chatham, N.J.police showed up quickly and nabbed five teenagers.

Police charged the five, including 19-year-old Richard W. Isaacs and 18-year-old Leonard Watts, with at least 40 other break-ins in August alone.

According to gossip site TMZ, the suspects have been charged with five counts of burglary, three counts of theft, and one count of conspiracy to commit a crime.

Mangold has a history of standing up for the men and women in blue. Last December Mangold paid tribute to the two officers killed in an ambush in New York. The five-time Pro Bowl center, carted from the field with an injury in the Jets loss to the New England Patriots on December 21, entered MetLife Stadium’s field wearing an “NYPD” cap instead of a New York Jets helmet to express his support for the slain officers.

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