CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 04-13-12: POLICE SEEKS INFORMATION ABOUT A BURGLARY OF BUILDING
CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 04-13-12
POLICE SEEK INFORMATION ABOUT A BURGLARY OF BUILDING
Suspects break into a church in the central part of town to steal money and cause thousands of dollars in damage, , making this the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”
Between the hours of 10:00 P.M. on Thursday, Feb. 9th, 2012, and 8:00 A.M. the next morning, the unknown suspects removed security bars and broke through a window from the alley behind Unity El Paso at 1420 Alabama. Once inside the sanctuary, they kicked in a door to the office and pried open a safe, taking cash and checks. They also broke into the bookstore where they took money from the cash register and ransacked the building, causing more than $5,000 in damages.
Several days later, some of the items taken from the church were found in a nearby backyard; and investigators are hoping that residents in the area may have noticed suspicious persons or vehicles moving through the alley on that night.
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If you have any information at all about the identity of the suspect(s) in this case, please call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (566-8477) or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org. You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward up to $1,000.
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Crime Stoppers of El Paso ’12 stats / Since inception (1978)
Subjects arrested 24 / 3924
Cases 20 / 4712
Narcotics recovered $ 13,400 / $ 47,951,382
Property recovered $ 0 / $ 4,202,256
Rewards issued $ 6,000 / $ 908,650
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