News Paramedic accused of stealing James Gandolfini’s Rolex as he lay dying

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by SchwoogieBuzzer, May 17, 2016.

  1. SchwoogieBuzzer

    SchwoogieBuzzer Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    747
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    491
    Likes Received:
    979
    From Page Six:
    [​IMG]
    What a bada-bastard!

    A paramedic has been accused of swiping James Gandolfini‘s $3,000 Rolex as the actor lay dying from a massive heart attack.

    Claudio Bevilacqua, 43, allegedly stole the Submariner watch from “The Sopranos” star after he collapsed in the Boscolo Luxury Hotel Exedra in Rome during a family trip in June 2013, according to NBC News.

    He was rushing Gandolfini to the hospital that night when the timepiece disappeared, though it is unclear if it vanished from his hotel room or while the actor was wearing it.

    The 51-year-old New Jersey native had been found unconscious on the bathroom floor by his teenage son. He was pronounced dead 20 minutes after arriving at the hospital.

    Bevilacqua was not present during his case’s first hearing on Monday, during which an Italian judge postponed the start of his trial until November.

    Prosecutors claim he pocketed Gandolfini’s Rolex while other paramedics were fighting to revive the actor.

    Two members of the Boscolo Hotel’s security team later noticed the watch was missing and alerted authorities.

    Michael Kobold — a close friend of Gandolfini’s who served as a spokesman for his family in the wake of his death — recalled Tuesday how they never imagined anyone would actually be brought to justice.

    “I never thought they would get this guy,” he told The Post. “I was representing [Gandolfini’s] family and all we knew at the time was that his Rolex was stolen. I left everything in the hands of the head of security at the US Embassy there in Italy, but we had our doubts.”

    Kobold said that after the actor’s death, his family reported the Rolex stolen and filed and insurance claim.

    “At the end of the day it was just a watch, why spend so much time and energy on finding it, much less the guy who stole it?” he remembered thinking. “It goes to show you, the wheels of justice turn slowly sometimes. You never know what’s gonna happen. I’m just glad they got him.”

    Kobold now hopes the judge throws the book at Bevilacqua for what he allegedly did during Gandolfini’s final moments.

    “What he is accused of doing is about as low as someone can stoop in my mind, especially if you’re paid to be there as a paramedic,” he said. “Have some decency. Do your job and get on with it.”

    Kobold said he didn’t know if the Rolex that was snatched from Gandolfini was a gift or just something he bought for himself.

    “He had many watches,” he said. “He was a watch collector.”
     
    rolltide, Penelope, monsoon and 5 others like this.
  2. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

    Reputations:
    27
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2011
    Messages:
    120,889
    Likes Received:
    24,052
    the paramedic had to be white
     
  3. benmathews

    benmathews Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    2,671
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    617
    Likes Received:
    1,082
    $3000.00 Rolex? If Jimmy had a Rolex might want to add a Zero to that number. For that dollar amount you're stealing an Omega off the courpse
     
    babybear, Mack29, Bye You! and 8 others like this.
  4. DDragon

    DDragon Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    11,191
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    9,749
    Likes Received:
    16,810
    I dont blame him.
     
  5. Kool

    Kool Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    5,543
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2012
    Messages:
    10,244
    Likes Received:
    11,307
    A lot of paramedics are fckn theives
     
  6. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Mlaw stole my AV Gold

    Reputations:
    561,805
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    216,356
    Likes Received:
    160,167
    [​IMG]
     
  7. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

    Reputations:
    216,677
    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2011
    Messages:
    69,409
    Likes Received:
    92,472
    Tony Soprano would've approved.
     
  8. Petal

    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,325
    Likes Received:
    17,033
    So you choose a career field to help people, then steal shit while they lay dying.

    :bigthink
     
  9. FeetToTaste

    FeetToTaste Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    205,473
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    17,944
    Likes Received:
    31,915
    Damn, Tony Soprano cucked as he lay dying.
     
    ninifunkhauser and DuckDong like this.
  10. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen New phone who dis? VIP

    Reputations:
    86,756
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    49,812
    Likes Received:
    56,198
  11. Slow

    Slow Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    324,564
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    26,036
    Likes Received:
    115,593
    It fell off the truck
     
  12. Kanye West

    Kanye West Yeezus!

    Reputations:
    27
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2011
    Messages:
    120,889
    Likes Received:
    24,052
    can you fit in the truck tho? :munch:
     
  13. reno

    reno VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    84,092
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    15,847
    Likes Received:
    48,160
    Here's a tip for the Dawg Shed. Don't die with your jewelry on.
     
  14. Slow

    Slow Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    324,564
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    26,036
    Likes Received:
    115,593
    Neg reps, homo pic, shit posts, cadillac. that kids a fucking fag
     
    Drungle and KDK12 like this.
  15. FeetToTaste

    FeetToTaste Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    205,473
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    17,944
    Likes Received:
    31,915
    To the tune of time bomb?
     
    Slow, Bye You! and RaeRae like this.
  16. XuXu

    XuXu Well-Known Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    1,080,174
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    28,402
    Likes Received:
    26,967
    Stealing is Italy's national pastime.
     
  17. DiamondGoddess

    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

    Reputations:
    240,534
    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2013
    Messages:
    49,712
    Likes Received:
    94,415
    The watch was cutting off his circulat...

    Wait, what?!!!

    -_-
     
    babybear, GIRLY and GLguygardner like this.
  18. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2012
    Messages:
    41,562
    Likes Received:
    40,973
    ...the guy probably didnt know he was a famous person with friends that had pull. heres a rolex submariner.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Snort

    Snort Small in stature, not swift, not cunning. Gold

    Reputations:
    187,902
    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2014
    Messages:
    41,694
    Likes Received:
    28,245
    Wtf is that AV? :jj:
     
  20. Snort

    Snort Small in stature, not swift, not cunning. Gold

    Reputations:
    187,902
    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2014
    Messages:
    41,694
    Likes Received:
    28,245
    I get sad when I'm reminded that Tony Soprano is dead :(

    Thanks OP.
     
    Penelope, Petal, Mulletude and 5 others like this.