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Officers looking for man who allegedly stole $1500 worth of tire merchandise

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 8:28am

Killeen Police Department is searching for a man accused of stealing about $1,500 worth of tires and rims from a tire store on Monday.

On December 3, officers were notified of a felony theft that occurred at Big Zack’s Tire Shack, located at 1112 West Jasper Road. The representative told officers that a customer came into the store and requested new rims and tires to be mounted on his vehicle. The employees mounted black and chrome Gila 22 inch rims, valued at $216 each. They also mounted Delente tires, valued at $159 each. All of the merchandise totals around $1500.

Once the rims and tires were mounted, the customer reportedly entered his vehicle and drove away without paying for the merchandise. The suspect in this theft is described as a heavyset black male who is approximately five-feet seven-inches tall. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and dark colored pants. His vehicle is described as a late 1990’s model Ford Crown Victoria or a Mercury Marquis style vehicle.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this theft suspect to contact the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or go online at or text BELLCO along with your tip to 274637. Text STOP to 274637 to stop or HELP o 274637 for help. Message and Data rates may apply. All information is anonymous and confidential and if your tip leads to the arrests of the suspect responsible for this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

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