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Posted on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 : 4:40 p.m.

Thieves break into Ypsilanti Township liquor store, swipe cigarettes

By Kyle Feldscher

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at the Harvest Liquor Store in Ypsilanti Township, where intruders stole a large amount of cigarettes Sunday morning.

Deputies went to the store, at 1645 Holmes Road, at 5:45 a.m. Sunday after an alarm went off at the business, according to a release from the sheriff's office.

The intruders forced open the front doors and took a large number of cigarettes stolen before fleeing the area, deputies said.

Deputies released no suspect information Monday morning.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 SPEAK UP (773-2587).

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Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 12:31 p.m.

Keep on making cigarettes more costly by taxing them. Break ins and thefts will just increase.

Urban Sombrero

Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 3 a.m.

Break into a liquor store and steal....cigarettes? And, let all that good liquor just sit there? I'm not condoning robbery at all. But cigarettes? Over booze? Oy. People confuse me.


Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 2:09 a.m.

Stealing cigarettes in a robbery? Oh the humanity!

Ypsi Native

Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 12:50 a.m.

I thought the plaza had security guards?


Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 5:11 p.m.

that guy seems to only be securing some sleep whenever i drive by.


Mon, Jan 14, 2013 : 11:32 p.m.

Thieves in Ypsi? Say it isn't so!


Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 3:44 a.m.

Must be from A2.

Dan r OBryan

Tue, Jan 15, 2013 : 1:32 a.m.

westfringe ,thieves are from everywhere ,