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Thieves Target Two Dexter Area Gas Stations

The following information was supplied by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to catch an unknown suspect or suspects that burglarized two Dexter area gas stations between Jan. 3-4.

According to a press release, deputies were dispatched to the Mobil gas station at 7717 Dexter-Ann Arbor Road around 3:37 a.m. on Jan. 3. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that someone had smashed out a rear glass door and gained entry into the building. Several items were knocked over but it is unclear if any items were removed, police said. This investigation is ongoing.

On Jan. 4, deputies responded to an alarm at the Citgo gas station located at
5680 Jackson Ave. in Scio Township around 2:50 a.m. Upon arrival deputies observed that the front glass door was smashed out and entry had been gained. According to police, the suspects stole a large amount of cigarettes and then fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing but there are no suspects at this time, police said.

Anyone with information pertaining to these incidents should call the Washtenaw County Sheriff's confidential tip line at 734-973-7711, or 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

Marilyn Wilkie January 04, 2013 at 05:36 PM
This makes you wonder if alarms are really worth it.
Brian C. Shensky January 04, 2013 at 10:56 PM
Apparently, cigarettes are.
Bill January 04, 2013 at 11:39 PM
makes me wonder if police are really worth it
Dexter resident January 09, 2013 at 05:24 PM
What a ridiculous comment. The police cannot be everywhere. Your tune may change once you are in a situation requiring their assistance. I have found the WCSD to be extremely helpful.
Dexter resident January 09, 2013 at 05:26 PM
Alarms are good. An alarm plus surveillance cameras - better.

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