July 27th, 2011
10:45 PM ET
Alex Trebek injured while chasing burglar
Answer: The 71-year-old star of "Jeopardy" who was forced to host the National Geographic World Championship on crutches Wednesday after he was injured chasing a burglar.
Who is Alex Trebek?
The incident took place at a San Francisco hotel at 2:30 a.m. the night before. According to a police report, a female burglar entered Trebek's room and stole cash and other valuables, including a bracelet. The popular TV host woke up and began to chase the suspect down the hallway when his Achilles tendon suddenly snapped causing him to fall and injure his other leg.
Hotel security was immediately notified and the suspect was detained on site. Shortly after, some of the stolen items were recovered near an ice machine.
The suspect, 56-year-old Lucinda Moyers, was arrested by San Francisco Police and charged with burglary and receiving stolen property. It is currently unknown how the suspect entered Trebek's room. The case is still under investigation by the San Francisco Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit.
Trebek reassured the audience at today's event that despite the incident, he is OK and is scheduled to have surgery on Friday.
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@ Jer, Sorry, saw her on the news this am & she is 1 homely woman. (Kind of scary lookin') Hope I didn't burst any bubbles. HaHa!
Alex, next time don't order a pro out of the yellow pages. Be a real man, and go down to the street and find yourself a trustwothy $50 trannie. -Art
I'd be honored to be your Mayor.I will keep the budget balanced that way we'll have plenty for blow, bl*w j*bs free days at the wave pool coool.
My bad can't
AleX next time take the h*e on a boat,then you've got them and they get away.
Right now I'll take a beer for $1O.OO Alex
GIVE HER DEATH!
I'll take " @nal bum cover" for 500.
Yes alex i'd like Illegitimate Children for $500
Oh, yeah right, fck you, I got a tape of it.
Whoa man! You sure aint winning! Ill take MaryJane and Cigarette Potpourri for a 100 bucks!
Everyone, be SURE to double-lock your hotel room door when you're in the room. There's no telling who might have a key / key card!!!!
Just so elementary my dear Alex! When you are chasing you are supposd to pull your trousers UP! Let me have Inventions that Replace Game Show Hosts for 1000!
I'll take "Ankle Surgery" for $2000, Alex!
I hope the burglar is hot, so they can make a reality show off of this "Trebec chases hot women and then falls flat on his face, screaming like a piglet after ripping his leg muscle" yeah...that would be a good show...hmmmm...
all i can say is THIS DUDE IS 71? wow, where have all my years gone?
He snapped his archillies, pansy.
Alex you should really retire SOON! Let me have Political S krew Jobs for 3 trillion Boehners!
Should have had Wendi by your side! By George, I mean Alex, let me have Payouts to Forget Anything Happened for 2 million British Pounds!
I am the one and only Heywood Jablome from Orange County, CA. All hail Heywood and the little Jablomites. If I had a city, American Hillbilly would be city manager and Thom Raider the mayor. I would simply watch the days from my porch at Castle Jablome Chickabowbow.
Dear Mr. Trebek- We closed your account months ago! What is I came in the back door Canadian style!
First a burglar and then surgery? Alex is facing Double Jeopardy!
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Wow Alex I cannot run anymore- too many chips and corndogs! Duh- Ill take Cy Young repos for $2 and Famous Pro Sports Liars for 5 bucks!
Sajak would have had no problem catching the btch.
Alex(Canadian born), stole more Money from Ethiopia, when he was working there for World Vision. Then, he came to America and opened the Company called, "Jeopardy". Now, the thief himself complained.
You guys are all dumb smack heads with dog brains, idiots, I think it's down right hilarius what happened in Norway LMFAO
@Mark Henry Now that is truly jacked up. Comparing Alex Trebek to Norway??? There are some hilarious posts here. You are one perverted sicko and don't belong on this site. You belong in a straight jacket in a nut house. Sicko!!!!
If Alex Trebek had a heart attack tomorrow, it'd be a day too late
there seems to be a lot of jig and jooish jokes in here, and I must say, as a black polish rabi, I am quite offended.
hey kim kardashian, what do you say you let me pile my one eyed purple headed yogert slinger onto your worn out fart cannon of a t urd cutter?
God, who the he11 farted? Really, who fated!?
@Heywood Jablome Encore! Encore!you're a man of many words,a man amongst men.We are not worthy to post sick comments in your presents, you bring back such teenage memories this crazy dude known only by his last Monahan he was hysterical, our girlfriends hated him.dude I 'grovel'at your feet.
Typical people of San Francisco. The thief will probably get an award from many of the liberal groups there and Trebek will probably get sued by the ACLU or someone else for harassing this poor little innocent lady.
Never, never, never going to happen ! At least until school starts.
Why did he ever shave ?
Guyyyysss get a job or a girl,just find something else to do.
I'll take In Vitro Fertilization for $600 Alex
You should have just paid her when you were done, Alex. You have to pay up before you go to sleep. What did you expect ? Just because she was fugly as he!!, you have to pay ! Live and learn, dude. Answer-What is,No free "ride"!
Mr. Trebek can be heard screaming on the hotel security tape, "our love's in jeopardy!"
Alex(is), just reMEMBER to wipe the corners of your mouth.
Alex was probably running down the hall with no clothes yelling "Hey, either I suck your rod or you gimme my money back."
I bet Alex was squeezin one off when "the burglar," which was probably a T-Girl he ordered from room service, grabbed his things and bolted.
2:30, seedy motel, San Francisco...Sure Alex, suuuurree.
You guys are to comical I haven't laughed since I was in the fifth grade.
Am I the only one who thinks there's something not quite right w/this story? Who here does not dead-bolt their hotel room door at night? Alex says he had to stop to put on his PJs? Is it just me, am I being too cynical??? I don't know.....
Too funny !
He put himself in jeopardy!!!
Who the Oo La La is he? It's a great day in America every buddy! Awlright I'll take Secretariat does Scotland for 300 pounds sterling!
Sigh...does everyone on this site have the intelligence of a 5-year old? Cut the nasty crap, ladies and gents. Let's actually post stuff that is appropriate for once.
What is appropriate to you may not be appropriate to others, especially since i'm spinning 5 plates at once on a stick with one hand, and typing with the other to entertain my girlfriend. You try that.
Never going to happen, wordmaster.
Ooooo...you said crap!! Shame on you, you...you...you pagan!!
@Wordmaster Apparently you don't visit the posting site often. This is what goes on here, crazy funny posts. These have been exceptional! Of course there's always one serious fool who wants to scold and/or tell their life story. Yawn. Go start a blog. Meanwhile, this one is like shooting fish in a barrel. Good job one and all!!!
First off: pagan? Oh, so just because I read Harry Potter and say crap automatically makes me pagan? I'm CATHOLIC. Get your facts straight.
Also: it's not that I have any problems with the humerous comments, it's the ones that make people sound like perverted high school boys that make me upset.
And finally: I actually am on here a lot. Look around at some older posts: chances are I've said something.
It does not say it here, but he also said. " I started to run and forgot I was naked, I had to rush to put on my underwear to chase her.... I just thought that was info we did NOT need to know, but very human and funny
That's tough Trebek Now you need a toe truck! I'll take Back Stabbers for 200.
Curses another one u let get away, damn you Trebek! Damn you to hell!
who-who-who,.......No, I'm sorry, you didn't answer in time, the correct answer was, "To old to be chasing burglars"...still in control of the board though, pick again.
American Hillbilly – please get off the computer in the library, there are other people that want to use it. Plus, you are going to miss lunch at the soup kitchen.
Sounds like he was trickn
"THAT'S NOT WHAT YOUR MOTHER SAID!" "Ahe hahahaha haha ha"
Alex said, "you're in the wrong room!" She answered with a question... "Don't you know I'm robbing you?"
American Hillbilly – only retards still use the word retards.....and only complete assh*les use the terms retard and hillbilly in the same paragraph.
Which you just did..............
A man injured subduing a 56 year old woman. What is a pus*y?
I'll take big black objects for $500 Alex
Wow, I didn't realize there were that many retards that can post such interesting comments. Must be all my hillbilly cousins, keep up the the great posts you American inbreds 🙂
Retarded people would take offense to your comment right there.
"Alex, I'll take gun Safety for $300"
Everyone has a fetish. Alex enjoys women dressed up as a female burglar. He got the idea from Bob Barker.
Alex, I'll take "In The Bathroom" for $500.
Nice. I got this.
I'll take "Maid-to-order" for $1000.
Alex, I'll take Lez Jail Showers for $1,000.
You go Alex! You da man!
...thank you Alex, I'd like "tartar sauce mouthfull" for $1000.
Id like chasing h00kers that rob after s#x for $500 please alex. Daily double
I dunno Eaton...if Alex can only afford a 56 year old h00k3r, I shudder to think of the future for career gameshow hosts...
i like the fryguys
was he chasing the hamburgler? we will have to call mayor maccheese.
Wrong... the answer is... "Who is the Hamburglar?"
Suck it, Trebek!