City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20091229-263
Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Burglars Clean Out Area Cleaners

The Sacramento Police Department is seeking the community's help in solving an increase of burglaries to area dry cleaners and surrounding businesses.

Since December 15, 2009, there have been 14 business burglaries primarily involving dry cleaners.  The suspects drive up, one suspect gets out of the car, smashes the windows of the front door, steals cash, and then both flee the scene.  The suspects are committing the crime in the early morning hours. 

The following are locations of the businesses victimized:

December 15- 4700 block J St

December 24 thru 26- 7300 block of Greenhaven Dr, 7600 block of Greenhaven Dr

December 25 thru 26- 2000 block of 4th Ave

December 26- 4800 block Freeport Blvd, 300 block Florin Rd, 7300 block of Greenhaven Dr, 6400 block of Riverside Blvd

December 28- 4100 block of H St, 1200 block Alhambra Blvd, 5700 block Folsom Blvd (two businesses),  and 5800 block of H St    

The attached photo is of a suspect vehicle that is believed to be a 4-door dark hatchback with chrome rims.  The vehicle is possibly a Chevrolet HHR.  One suspect is described as a male, 6'0, 200 lbs, wearing dark clothing.                                                                                                          

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

Suspect Car

Suspect Car

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