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Crimes of the week


Published: November 20, 2014
File: 10-47

1. Seeking Public Assistance - Break and Enters
Case #14451493 

The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in identifying a man responsible for a rash of commercial break and enters over the weekend.

At least 30 businesses were broken into in the 400 to 600 blocks of Crowfoot Crescent N.W., between 10 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 15, and 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.
The offender used a crowbar to access several professional businesses, stealing electronics and credit cards.

Investigators are releasing several images of the suspect that were caught on surveillance cameras inside the buildings. 

Anyone who may have information about the identity of the man in the photos is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

2. Jewelry store Robbery. 
Case 14449265

At approximately 6:30 pm on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, two culprits, believed to be a man and a woman, entered and robbed the Imperial Fine Jeweler's, located at 325, 3545  32 Ave N.E.  
 
Once inside the store, the culprits brandished a weapon and demanded cash. While the male suspect was putting the cash drawer into a black backpack, the female smashed cabinets and removed jewelry. It is believed approximately $300,000 in jewelry and cash was taken.

It is believed the culprits drove away in a dark truck with bags in the back held down with yellow strapping. 

The first suspect is described as approximately 30 years old, 5’ 5” to 5’9” tall, wearing a blue and white bandana, a toque, black puffy jacket and dark pants. 

The second suspect believed to be female is described as approximately 28 to 35 years old, 5’8” tall, weighing 200 lbs with straight brown hair in a ponytail. She was wearing a black toque, a bandana, black jacket, and black gloves. 

Anyone with information as to the identity of these individuals or about this crime is asked to call Det. Lupida Baldwin in the CGIS office at 403-428-2700, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

3. Break and Enter and theft of guns
Case #14446105

 

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., unknown offender(s) broke into a residence located in the community of Castleridge. 

The offender(s) gained entry by forcing open a basement window. Once inside they made their way to a second floor bedroom and stole the following firearms: a Remington 870 pump action shotgun, Ruger 10/22 semi auto rifle, two Sig Sauer semi- auto .45 hand guns, and a Sig Sauer semi- auto .22 handgun. 

All firearms were correctly registered and stored in the home.  

Anyone with information as to the identity of these individual(s) or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Paul Hussey in the District 5 office at 403-428-6500, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

4. Bank break-in 
Case# 14430636

On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at approximately 3 a.m., an unknown man broke into the Canadian Western Bank located at 6606 Macleod Trail S.W., by breaking through a window store front window, with a large object. 

Once inside the culprit took several electronic items before leaving. It is unknown how the suspect made his exit. 

The suspect is described as Caucasian, with a slim build. He was wearing a blue hoodie with a grey or white jacket over top.

Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Francis Zinn in the District 6 office at 403-428-6400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

5. Shoplifting - Iphone 
Case #14416335

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at approximately 6p.m., an unknown man entered the Best Buy Mobile store in Marlborough Mall, located at 515 Marlborough Way N.E. Once in the store, the man walked up to the Iphone display, pulled tool out of his pocket and cut the security wire off of an Iphone 6, valued at $749.99. 

This set off the security alarms, and the male then ran out of the store with the phone, making no attempt to pay. 

The suspect is described as Caucasian, 18 to 20 years old, 5’ 8” to 6’ 0” tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a black jacket with white stripe, green toque, blue jeans, and black shoes. 

Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Dominic Schwab in the District 2 office at 403-428-6200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

6. Liquor theft
Case #14389437 

At approximately 5 p.m., on Saturday, October 4, 2014, an unknown woman entered the Grapes and Grains store located at 264 Stewart Green S.W. Once inside the store the woman selected a 1.14 L bottle of liquor and attempted to conceal it in her purse. 

The manager of the store confronted the woman and attempted to grab the bottle. After a brief struggle the suspect forcefully took the bottle from the manager and fled the store. 

The suspect is described as Aboriginal, 35 years of age, 5’ 4” to 5’ 6” tall, with a medium build and long dark hair. She was wearing a grey hoodie, black sweat pants, and was carrying a brown purse. 

Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Rebecca Morrison in the District 2 office at 403-428-6200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

7. Pin pad swap
Case #14160379

On Friday, May 2, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., an unknown woman entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 198 - 8060 Silver Springs Blv. S.W., attended the pharmacy desk and asked the pharmacist for assistance. When the pharmacist escorted the woman down an aisle to look for an item, an unknown man approached the counter, removed the debit machine then replaced it with another machine. 

The man and woman then made a cash purchase and exited the store. 

At approximately 8 a.m., on May 3, 2014, the fraudulent debit machine was detected. 

The male suspect is described as Middle Eastern, 25 to 30 years old, 5’9” tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a black jacket, light colored pants and dark rimmed glasses. 

The female suspect is described as Middle Eastern, 25 to 30 years old, 5’6” tall, with a medium build, and long curly hair pulled back. She was wearing a white top with a graphic design on the front and dark pants. 

Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Sandra Kraushaar in the District 2 office at 403-428-6200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Who am I?

The photos below are of individuals who may have information relating to various shoplifting, theft, gas drive-offs, property damage and/or fraud-related activities taking place around the city. If you can identify any of these individuals, please call Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

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