Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Cigarette Thieves

Sent on 12/19/2018 1:24:14 PM

On Monday, August 10, 2018, at about 9:30 p.m., deputies responded to the Circle K located at 3795 South Palo Verde Road, for the report of a theft. Upon arrival, they learned two male subjects had entered the store with a satchel and a backpack. One subject went behind the counter to fill the bags with cigarettes while the second subject assisted him from the front of the counter. After filling the bags, the suspects left the area on foot in an unknown direction. The value of the cigarettes taken in this incident was approximately $1,250. The first suspect is described as: • Hispanic or Native American male, unknown age, thin build • Last seen wearing a white polo shirt, khaki shorts, and a black hat The second suspect is described as: • Hispanic or Native American male, unknown age, thin build • “Sleeve” tattoos on his arms • Last seen wearing a white shirt, khaki shorts, and a black hat Community Problems Unit detectives have taken over the investigation and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1. You can also submit an anonymous tip, with the potential for a reward, by text, phone, or by going to 88-CRIME.org.


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