JeffCo deputies notice ‘smash and grab’ trend in recent burglaries
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Law enforcement noticed that a business robbery in south Jefferson County Saturday was similar to other recent burglaries.
At about 1:07 a.m. Saturday, deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a liquor store at 5055 S. Kipling Pkwy. after a report of the alarm sounding.
Deputies arrived on scene to discover the front glass door of the store shattered.
Large landscaping rocks were used to smash the front door, and a cash register, cash and liquor were stolen from the store, said deputies.
Surveillance photos showed the suspects dressed in work-style gloves, hooded sweatshirts and bandannas over their faces. The suspects drove a white coupe, possibly a late 1990s or early 2000s model Acura.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge have experienced similar burglaries recently involving a “smash and grab” trend.
Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 303-271-5612.