On Wednesday, July 8, at about 8:22 a.m., Beeville Police Department officers were dispatched to the Lazy R Saddle Shop, 327 North Washington St., in reference to a burglary.
Officers spoke to the owner, Raul Casarez. He showed them where a burglar had broken the locks on the back door and entered the business. Nothing else appeared to be damaged but the money in both the cash registers located in the store was missing.
Casarez said about $300 was taken. The suspects left the checks and the change in the registers. Photographs and fingerprints were taken at the scene of the crime.
Bee County Crime Stoppers offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information that will lead to the arrest of the suspect or suspects involved in this crime. If you or anyone you know has this information, please call 362-0206. If you are from out of the area, you can call toll free at 1-877-362-0206. You can even text a tip on your cell phone by typing TIP555 (insert MSG) and send to “CRIMES.”
People with information also may visit the Crime Stoppers Web site at www.bccs.crimestoppersweb.com.
Bee County Crime Stoppers has paid more than $1,000 in reward money in the last three months and has helped to get several criminals off our streets. Tips called in to the tip line have increased dramatically in recent months.