Cigarette thief only takes Marlboro Reds and Newports - New York News

Cigarette thief only takes Marlboro Reds and Newports

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

Madison Heights Police are looking for a cigarette thief who has struck a donut shop twice.

Surveillance video from the a hit on February 5 shows the man robbing Detroit Donuts, which is part of a gas station at the corner of 12 Mile Road and Stephenson Highway.

The other robbery occurred on January 29.

Police said the thief took only cartons of Marlboro Reds and Newport cigarettes and nothing else.

He is described as white man of average height and build. He was wearing a mask, hat, gloves, blue jeans and an oversized dark blue jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath.  It's winter in Michigan, so he may be tough to spot.

Police said the thief may have been driving a minivan.

The owner says the thefts cost him about $1500 between the merchandise lost and the repairs needed to fix the broken glass caused by the thief as he forced his way into the store.

Play the video to hear the shop owners point of view in Erika Erickson's full report.  There's a second video in the player take from a surveillance camera.

Call Madison Heights Police if you have information about this case: 248-585-2100

 

 

 

 

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • 1 tube of Lincoln Tunnel closed after accident

    1 tube of Lincoln Tunnel closed after accident

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:02:27 GMT
    One of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel has been closed after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says four people were reported injured in the accident in the center tube at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
    One of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel has been closed after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says four people were reported injured in the accident in the center tube at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Dispute over reclining seat diverts flight, again

    Dispute over reclining seat diverts flight, again

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:21:27 GMT
    Delta photoDelta photo
    A Delta Air Lines flight from La Guardia Airport to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat. Delta reportedly says the flight was diverted Monday night when a woman got into an argument with a passenger behind her when the woman was trying to recline her seat while the other passenger was trying to sleep on the tray table.
    A Delta Air Lines flight from La Guardia Airport to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat. Delta reportedly says the flight was diverted Monday night when a woman got into an argument with a passenger behind her when the woman was trying to recline her seat while the other passenger was trying to sleep on the tray table.
  • High school football player dies

    High school football player dies

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:12:05 GMT
    A 16-year-old high school football player from Staten Island is dead after collapsing during practice Monday, officials said. The teen's father says Miles Kirkland-Thomas collapsed Monday morning during practice for Curtis High School. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
    A 16-year-old high school football player from Staten Island is dead after collapsing during practice Monday, officials said. The teen's father says Miles Kirkland-Thomas collapsed Monday morning during practice for Curtis High School. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices