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ROOFTOP CRIMINALS DALLY AT CIGAR WAREHOUSE

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    DATE: July 26, 2013                                                                                PIO NUMBER: 13-7-27

 

A pack of dawdling burglars spent about two hours early Friday morning at a cigar warehouse in Tamarac, eventually driving away with about $250,000 in stogies. Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives retrieved surveillance video that shows multiple criminals breaking into Florida Distributors, Inc. at 2700 NW 55 Court, Tamarac. The video shows them jumping a fence around 1:30 a.m. and accessing the warehouse through the roof. They take their time loading approximately 700 cases of cigars into three vehicles and eventually finish the crime around 3:30 a.m. Anyone with information about this crime can contact Det. Michael Colantuno at (954) 720-2231 (8477) or report information anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Broward County at (954) 493-TIPS or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org.

 

Media note: Interested media can meet the detective and PIO at 2:15 p.m. at the business, 2700 NW 55 Court, Tamarac. Surveillance video will be uploaded this afternoon.

 

 

                                                                       This report by:

                                                                       Dani Moschella/PIO

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