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MARAUDERS STRIKE AGAIN

DETECTIVES SEARCH FOR SERIAL BURGLARS

 
BSO Case Number: PB13-08-01753
PIO Number: 13-8-27 (13-7-29)
Date: August 7, 2013
Time: 1:00 a.m.
Place of Occurrence: 1630 E. Sample Rd., Pompano Beach
Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Victim(s):

  • Metro PCS, 1630 E. Sample Rd., Pompano Beach

Suspect(s):

  • various

Description of Incident:

A trio of thieves used a vacant business to gain access to a Metro PCS store and stole cell phones and cash worth several thousand dollars.  

In the early hours of August 7, three masked burglars used an empty Pompano Beach storefront to gain entry to their true target. The thieves smashed the shop’s window and removed an adjoining wall to get into a Metro PCS storage unit. The trio rummaged through the storeroom and cash registers for nearly three and a half hours and stole more than $4,000 worth of electronics and money. 

These suspects are also believed to be involved in as many as four other similar crimes in the north end of Broward County in the last few months.

Anyone with information can contact BSO Detective Marcus Williams at 954-786-4256 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Broward County at (954) 493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $3,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

***MEDIA NOTE: A clear video of the incident is available for download from www.sheriff.org.


INVESTIGATORS:  BSO Det. Marcus Williams, D111/CID  Pompano Beach

 

THIS REPORT BY: Gina Carter/PIO 8/20/13 1400

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