Detectives Seek Information in Auto Burglaries

Reported on 10/24/12, 9:00am   Burglary of a Vehicle   4440 Prescott   1210240029

Officers contacted the owner of Master Auto Service who reported several vehicles inside a fenced area were burglarized overnight.

The 48-year-old owner told Officers, two customers’ vehicles, a Ford Explorer and a Chevrolet Corvette were broken into.  The burglar or burglars stole the Corvette’s carburetor valued at $350 along with SUV’s stereo valued at $150.

A Chevrolet pick-up truck belonging to the owner was also vandalized in an attempt to steal the stereo.  The suspect was unsuccessful in taking the stereo, but caused approximately $1,500 in damages.

Police ask that anyone with any additional information about this crime is encouraged the Corpus Christi Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force at 361-886-2841.  Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 888-TIPS (8477) or online at