110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
Phones and equipment taken from Boost Mobile store
By Pat Andrews
posted Oct 23, 2013 - 7:08:02pm
DeLand police are looking for two men who burglarized the Boost Mobile store and made off with an undetermined amount of merchandise, DeLand police Sgt. Chris Estes said.
Police were called to the store at 2245 S. Woodland Blvd. at around 5:45 a.m. Oct. 18, when the alarm went off, after someone broke the front-door glass.
The in-store security camera captured the incident, the police report states, in which a man with light brown skin broke the glass with a small hammer, then entered the business with another light-skinned brown male.
The first suspect broke open two display cases and emptied their contents — cellphones — into a garbage can he had emptied. The other suspect started going through drawers in the shop, then helped the first man fill the trash can with a number of Bluetooth devices from the wall.
"Then, the two suspects walked to the back of the business, unlocked the back door and ran outside, carrying the garbage can with them," the report states.
Police were unable to recover prints from the garbage can, which was left outside the back door. Four prints were taken from several display mounts the suspects had handled, and were submitted for analysis.
The business owner, Sang Hoon Moon, later took inventory to compile a list of missing items.
Estes said the two suspects "are described as Hispanic or light-skinned black males," both of whom appear to be in their early- to mid-20s.
The first suspect had medium-length dark hair that appeared to be in dreadlocks, and was wearing a dark T-shirt and light-colored, long shorts. The second suspect had short-cropped hair, was possibly wearing glasses, and wore a dark T-shirt and brown camouflage-patterned cargo pants.
Estes asked anyone with any information about this crime to call Detective Iggy Jones at 386-626-7426 or to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-277-8477.
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