Man steals thousands of dollars of cigarettes, Fresno deputies say
Fresno County Sheriff’s is seeking the public’s help to identify a man who stole thousands of dollars in cigarettes.
Just after noon on March 29th, a man entered the Jiffy Food Stop located at 5851 S. Elm Ave. in Easton.
After purchasing a drink, the man walked outside and opened an unlocked door of a car parked in the lot.
Inside was a box containing several cartons of cigarettes. The man stole the box and fled in a four-door car described as being blue or gray in color.
The victim is a co-owner of the Jiffy Food Stop who had just returned from a shopping trip where he had purchased $2,300 worth of cigarettes.
The suspect is described to be in his mid-20s, 5 feet, 6 inches, with a medium build, short hair and has a mustache.
Anyone who knows the identity or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Detective Patrick Beggs 559-600-8390, Stoppers at 559-498-7867 or www.valleycrimestoppers.org You will remain anonymous and may receive a cash reward.