Police Blotter: Pair Siphon 160 Gallons Of Gas From Convenience Store Tanks

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Police said two people managed to siphon 160 gallons of gasoline from tanks at a convenience store overnight.

The loss was reported by the manager of the Quick Mart on East Brainerd Road.

He said employees arriving for work noticed a hose lying next to the gas tank filler holes.

When he did an inventory, he found that $640 worth of gas had been taken.

Video showed two people pull up in an older Chevy truck. It appeared they were suctioning the gas into cans.

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Patrick Hibbett of Albany Street said a white male went into his Ford F-150 parked at his home and stole his gun from the glove compartment.

The weapon taken was a Taurus PT 9mm pistol.

The owner said he may have left his truck unlocked.

Video showed a man walk up the driveway and go into the truck. After he left the vehicle, he put a backpack over his shoulders.

He walked toward Boylston Street.

The man was described as heavy-set with a goatee. He was wearing a baseball cap turned backwards.

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A woman on Tricia Drive said someone broke into her vehicle and took her wallet.

It contained $700 in cash and her credit cards.

Pretty quickly, one of the cards was used at McDonald's for $12 in food.

Video showed two young black males using the card at McDonald's.

An officer investigating the incident said there were multiple auto thefts in the area that same night.


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