St. Cloud police: 4 men stole $4,300 in cigarettes

- St. Cloud police are trying to identify four men involved in the theft of $4,300 in cigarettes from a pair of grocery stores. In both cases, the suspects used at least one person as a lookout while the others stuffed cartons of cigarettes into trash bags.

Cash Wise East
1001 4th Street SE
Dec. 18, 2:41 a.m.

Two men allegedly jumped the service counter while two others appeared to watch for store employees. The suspects stole several cartons of various brands of cigarettes valued at approximately $2,700.

Coborn’s
900 Cooper Avenue S.
Jan. 6, 4:01 a.m.

One man went behind the counter while three others appeared to watch for store employees. The suspects stole several cartons of various brands of cigarettes valued at approximately $1,600.

Anyone with information is urged to contact St. Cloud police at 320-251-1200 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 and www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime tips can also be texted to Tri-County Crime Stoppers.  Enter 274637 ("Crimes") into the destination box, start your text with TRITIP, enter a space, then type in the tip information.

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