Multiple auto repair shops hit by recent burglary spree

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dependent on safety digicam footage, a lot of auto fix shops across Albuquerque think the similar thief is breaking into their firms to take nearly anything he can locate.

Taz Brewster, operator of Taz Automobile Fix, reported he understands about 11 car retailers that have been strike.

“I viewed the doorway that was pried open and I did not know if a single of my staff members had been in there until I observed that the lock was broken so, I was like, they obtained into me,” Brewster reported.

He thinks the identical legal is liable for all of them.

“I arrived and I noticed the owner has new locks so I requested her what experienced happened, they informed me that they obtained burglarized – when we spoke yesterday we recognized that it was connected,” Paul Sanchez, a support advisor for A person Prevent Vehicle Care, explained.

It is also the identical person who Todd McMullan, operator of East Central Tire and Battery, believes broke into his store twice in 24 hours. He reported it’s earning him rethink proudly owning his very own business enterprise.

“I am weary of it,” McMullan reported. “My dad experienced this store due to the fact 1969, I took it in excess of 10 a long time ago and each individual calendar year it receives a minimal worse… I am to the stage where by I am prepared to get a distinct position and just shut it down and provide it to anyone who wants to place up with this kind of crap.”

Christopher Miller, proprietor of All American Garage, mentioned all they want is for this person to be off the streets.

“This is why all the things in this city is the way it is,” Miller stated. “Criminals have practically nothing keeping them accountable so everybody does what they want, with out repercussions, and fellas, like these fellas below, and myself, shell out the cost.”

The enterprise proprietors begun posting their safety footage on social media and quickly understood that the thief might be the exact male.

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