Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Search For Suspects in Sunglasses Burglary - photos

11-23-10 Search For Suspects in Sunglasses Burglary - photos

      Boise, Nov. 23, 2010, 4:15 p.m. - Boise Police are searching for the two suspects who stole more than $10,000 worth of high-end sunglasses this morning from a retailer at the Boise Towne Square Mall.

      What Happened: Investigators with the Boise Police Organized Retail Crime Unit were called by employees this morning after they discovered the high-priced name brand sunglasses had been taken.    

      Officers believe the two suspects, who both appear to be in their early 20's, entered the mall approx 7:15 a.m. this morning with the intent to steal the sunglasses. Officers have photos that show one of the suspects entering the mall carrying a bag.

      Suspect Descriptions: Two young adult males, appear light skinned, approx 5' 10' - 6', both average build. One suspect wore a dark jacket with what appears to be a grey hoodie underneath. The second suspect wore a light colored ball cap and a light colored pull over hoodie sweatshirt with a large logo on the front.

      Suspect Vehicle: Officers believe the two suspects left the mall driving a white, newer model 4-door sedan believed to be a Chevy Malibu with a sunroof.  

      Info: Anyone with information on the suspects is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.
  
  Investigators with the Boise Police Department Organized Retail Crime Unit have developed a positive, productive working relationship with loss prevention agents and employees from many local retail stores, large and small, local and national chains. The goal is to work with retailers to reduce theft and fraud, crimes that can have a big impact consumer prices.