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Burglar raids Scott County store for cigarettes, lottery tickets

Staff report • Sep 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM

WEBER CITY — Police are investigating a Sunday burglary at a Weber City convenience store, saying the suspect made away with thousands of dollars in merchandise.

According to a Monday press release from the Scott County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred early Sunday morning at Discount Tobacco, located on Highway 23. Surveillance footage reportedly revealed a white male suspect with a goatee, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, khaki or tan pants and white shoes.

Police said he made away with several thousand dollars worth of goods, including cigarettes, tobacco related items, candy and lottery tickets.

Anyone with information on the case or suspect pictured is asked to call Scott County Central Dispatch at (276) 386-9111 or Scott County Sheriff's Office detectives at (276) 386-1351.

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