Police: 'No forced entry' in burglary of Broncos player DeMarcus Ware's home

Posted at 12:36 PM, Oct 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-27 20:10:47-04

DENVER -- Police tell Denver7 Investigates there was "no forced entry" in the burglary of Denver Broncos player DeMarcus Ware's home.

The new information Thursday afternoon comes after police acted on tips called in from the public and arrested two people caught on camera allegedly burglarizing Ware's home

Police investigators told Denver7 Investigative reporter Jace Larson they will not say specifically whether the burglary was an inside job. John White, a DPD spokesman, said the statement about no forced entry is all investigators are releasing at this time.

Ware announced the burglary on Tuesday, saying suspects ransacked his home but were caught on surveillance video. 

Police turned that video into a Crime Stoppers report, and that's when tips began flowing in. One tipster successfully identified Billy McCaslin, saying he frequently pawns items. 

When confirming with "Mister Money #370" pawn shop in Thornton that McCaslin frequently pawns items, they were shown a photo of the man in the same shirt he wore when allegedly inside Ware's home.

Police then took him into custody and learned the address of his employment. Officers confirmed his employment and then were able to pick up the second suspect, identified as Sergio Irezza, at that business.

Managers there confirmed the identity of both photographed suspects.

Police said upon picking up Irreza, the man admitted to entering Ware's apartment and told police the stolen items were in his house. 

Ware reported afterwards his ring had been returned. He also said he would like to have "sacked" the suspects who took it.

"When somebody goes through your things you feel (violated), and it's disrespect," Ware said. "It's not about about material things," Ware said. "You've been through my stuff. So it doesn't feel like home anymore."


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