Stolen Michigan City safe contained gold, Michael Jordan cards


MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 700-pound safe containing gold, silver and Michael Jordan rookie cards has been stolen from a home in northwest Indiana.

The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports the victim was at his job in Chicago when a construction job working on the the home in Michigan City found a ladder under an open window.

LaPorte County Police Captain Mike Kellems says there were marks that indicate the safe was likely rolled out of the front door on a cart.

The victim tells police the safe contained $26,000 in gold coins, close to $2,000 in coins and bars made of silver and $8,000 in cash. There were also three rookie cards of the former Chicago Bulls superstar estimated to be worth tens of thousands of dollars.


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