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Police investigating computer thefts at Walmart

Thursday, December 27, 2012

The female suspect again exits Walmart on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 4:25 p.m.
This female suspect is seen leaving the Walmart in Dyersburg on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 8:33 p.m.
Dyersburg Police are investigating a theft case involving thousands of dollars worth of stolen computers from the local Walmart.

DPD Police investigators have determined three suspects stole approximately $4,000 in computers during three separate incidents at the store on Lake Road. The thefts occurred on Dec. 12, 13, and 15.

DPD Sgt. Jim Joyner stated once the suspects were inside the store they would locate a car seat that was for sale and remove it from the box. They would then take the empty box to the electronics department and put desktop computers inside the box. They would then take the box to the checkout counter and pay for a car seat and walk out of the store with the computers inside the box. The suspects are said to have been able to steal three computers at a time using this method.

One of the male suspects leaves Walmart several minutes before the female suspect does on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 4:21 p.m.
Another of the male suspects exits the store one minute before the female exits on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 8:32 p.m.
The suspects are described as two black males and one black female. All of them are believed to be between their mid-20s to late 30s in age. Investigators don't believe the suspects are from Dyersburg, but are from a surrounding area.

Anyone with information on this case or who recognizes the subjects in the photos is asked to contact the Dyer County Crime Stoppers at 731-285-TIPS, or the Dyersburg Police Department at 731-285-1212.

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-- Posted by chief_ty20 on Thu, Dec 27, 2012, at 9:27 AM

I thought walmart locked their laptops under lock and key only accessible by the employee.

-- Posted by liveshere on Thu, Dec 27, 2012, at 11:29 AM

They would then take the empty box to the electronics department and put DESKTOP computers inside the box.

-- Posted by fedup4144 on Thu, Dec 27, 2012, at 12:23 PM

Maybe some help on the inside?

-- Posted by Dude2010 on Thu, Dec 27, 2012, at 3:42 PM

Maybe Wal-Mart should have kept Mr. Coker.!!!

-- Posted by I_teach on Thu, Dec 27, 2012, at 10:27 PM

those folks are not pushing anything out the door...they have nothing in the hands....sounds totally strange......i didnt know mike coker was gone......i could see how that might work...but sounds like it would cause some attention while they were doing it...just saying...sounds like a inside job to me also...

-- Posted by lorenzo on Sat, Dec 29, 2012, at 10:44 PM

The store has changed, no door greeters & where did the sweet blonde woman Miss Debbie go ??

-- Posted by styles1130 on Sun, Dec 30, 2012, at 10:20 AM

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