Thieves steal over $6000 in tires from BR rental company

Thieves steal over $6000 in tires from BR rental company
East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office
CrimeTracker
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 4:38pm

Deputies are looking for thieves who stole over $6000 in tires from a rental company over the past three months.

Casey Hicks, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says a black male burglarized the Penske Truck rentals on Pecue Lane sometime between the late hours of May 13, 2014 and the early morning hours of May 14, 2014.

He stole $400 in tires and drove off in a dark colored SUV.

The second burglary happened sometime between the late hours of August 1, 2014 and the early morning hours of August 2, 2014.

Another black man and two other suspects stole over $5,000 in tires and rims and drove off in a “newer model Ford truck pulling a utility trailer.”

The third burglary happened sometime between the late hours of August 7th and the early morning hours of August 8th.

A black man and another suspect stole five tires worth more than $1,000, and drove off in a dark-colored truck.

Hicks said investigators do not know if any of the burglaries are related.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the suspect(s) is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000.

Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible.

Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.

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