HUGE AMOUNT OF ELECTRONICS AND OTHER ITEMS ROBBED FROM MULTIPLE LOCATIONS A DAY FOR WEEKS IN SEVERAL STATES
DECEMBER 9, 2016, – written by WADE QUEEN
Numerous police agencies in our area are looking for three men accused of stealing electronics from multiple Walmart stores, including the Louisa Walmart.
On Thursday morning, December 8, 2016, in the early A.M hours, the Walmart in Louisa became the latest target of a shoplifting ring of at least 3 identified individuals who stealing from numerous Walmart’s in multiple states in the region.
While the exact dollar amount taken from the Louisa Walmart is unknown, the amounts reportedly taken from each of the other Walmart’s range from several thousands dollars up to in the tens of thousands of dollars per store,
Boyd County Kentucky sheriff deputies responded to the Cannonsburg Walmart Thursday morning after the men stole more than $5,000 worth of iPads and other electronics around 2 a.m.
“They appeared to have a key to their cases, a mock key,” Boyd County deputy David White told local media.
According to the Hurricane West Virginia Police Department, the three men also stole nearly $9,000 worth of Apple products from the Walmart in Hurricane around 5 a.m. Thursday.
In total, the three men stole 28 items from the West Virginia store.
Police officals in all three cities reported that the trio hit all three stores within a little over a 3 hour period from around 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday morning, going from cannons burg, to Louisa, and finally to Hurricane
According to the Boyd County Sheriff’s department, besides the Walmart’s in Cannonsburg, Kentucky, Louisa, Kentucky and Hurricane, West Virginia, these three men have also stolen items from the Ashland Walmart location and also Walmart stores from four other states.
The Ashland Police Department says the three men stole over $10,000 worth of items three weeks ago from the Walmart on River Hill Drive.
The Boyd County Sheriff’s Department are currently investigating this case as well.
If you have any information about who these three men may be, call your local law enforcement agency.
Meanwhile the Levisa Lazer will be reaching out to the Louisa Police Department for additional information on the mass theft incident Thursday morning at the Louisa Walmart.