WANTED: Burglars get away with equipment from Central Hitch
POSTED: Monday, July 22, 2013 - 1:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 22, 2013 - 1:34pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two men seen burglarizing the business Central Hitch located at 18540 Greenwell Springs Rd on July 17, 2013 at approximately 3.00 a.m.
According to reports, one of the men cut the lock on the fence gate to the property, and both suspects went to the tool room and cut the lock and stole a Die Grinder (unknown brand) valued at $165, a Dewalt Side Grinder valued at $89 and a Hitachi portable magnetic drill press valued at $1800. The suspects then proceeded to the covered trailer portion of the facility and stole six Dewalt portable batteries at $89 each, six Dewalt Battery Chargers at $88 each, two 12-volt Dewalt Drills at $150 each and two air powered staple guns (unknown brand) valued at $150 each. The suspects then proceeded to the shop floor and reached into an open tool box and stole an Ingersoll Rand impact wrench valued at $200, a 3/4 drive Proto torque wrench valued at $400 and a 1/2 drive Proto torque wrench valued at $150.
The suspect one is described as white male wearing a black jacket and brown pants. Suspect two is describe as a white male wearing a white muscle shirt with black shorts.
Anyone with information concerning this incident or the identity of the suspects 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.