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Thief seeks cigarettes in Washington Road burglary

Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 11:40 AM
Last updated 7:15 PM
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Richmond County sheriff’s investigators are searching for the person who broke into a Washington Road pharmacy Sunday morning and stole cigarettes.

According to an incident report, deputies responded to an alarm activation at CVS Pharmacy, 2702 Washington Road, around 2:30 a.m. and discovered the front glass door had been broken with a rock.

A manager told investigators the only items missing were several packs of cigarettes.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance video to get a description of the bandit.

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Ruckus
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Ruckus 10/02/12 - 12:44 am
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Cigarettes

The things people do...SMH

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 10/02/12 - 08:30 am
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So what is new about this?

Just another person stealing something to fed an addiction.
At $5+ pack we'll see a lot more cigarette / Tobacco thieves.
Easy to steal, no traceability, Easy to resell on the Gray market even have the Tax Stamp already a fixed.

Besides the biggest thief here is the Government. They jacked the taxes up with the promise to treat smoking cancer victims and spent the $billion$ elsewhere. BTW: I don't smoke.

YeCats
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YeCats 10/02/12 - 02:20 pm
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I'll go along with the gray

I'll go along with the gray market choice.

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