Burglars Who Stole Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Cigarettes Remain Uncaptured

Burglars Who Stole Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Cigarettes Remain Uncaptured
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The burglars’ strategy remains similar, as does their stolen merchandise. In each case, they break in after hours to steal thousands of dollars’ worth of cigarettes.

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Detectives believe there is a connection between at least five of the burglaries. The burglaries span from April 27th to July 3rd, targeting convenience stores all over Tulare County.

The following is a brief description of each incident:

  • 04/27/2018, 2:29AM, Dollar General Store in Pixley: $3250 worth of cigarettes taken.
  • 04/30/2018, 12:34AM, Doc’s Corner in Tulare: $1300 worth of cigarettes stolen. Burglars attempted to steal cash from the register.
  • 06/15/2018, 3AM, Chevron at 36005 Hwy 99 in Traver: $8640 worth of cigarettes stolen. Burglars try again to steal money from the register. Surveillance cameras capture a getaway vehicle: a white or light colored Honda, with tinted windows, heading Northbound on Diagonal 39.
  • 06/28/2018, 2:54AM, Red Barn at 29615 Road 136 in Exeter: $3000 worth of cigarettes stolen. The suspects flee in a gray, possibly silver, Nissan featuring a vertical sunroof. Hanging from the car’s rear-view mirror is a disabled placard.
  • 07/03/2018, 4:01AM: Returned to the Chevron in Traver to steal an additional $6700 worth of cigarettes. The vehicle caught on surveillance footage this time was a maroon colored sedan, possibly a Honda.

Detectives are reaching out to the public for information which may lead to the capture of the suspects. Tips can be communicated with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6211 or TipNow at 559-725-4194 (tcso@tipnow.com).

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