Surveillance captures thieves stealing $250,000 worth of pot from local dispensary in Denver
Fox Street Wellness offering $5,000 reward
Last Updated: 90 days ago
DENVER - Denver police are searching for two people who broke into a marijuana dispensary early Monday morning and stole more than $250,000 worth of marijuana.
The theft occurred at the Fox Street Wellness at 4773 N. Fox St., near West Warner Place, in the Globeville neighborhood.
Surveillance video shows a pair of brazen burglars on the hunt for pot. The video captures two men, one in a black hooded sweatshirt, the other in a grey hooded sweatshirt grabbing marijuana plants two at a time. The men appear to be unfazed by the sounding alarm.
"It seemed like they were pretty comfortable with what they were doing," said Dylan Hunter of Fox Street Wellness.
Dylan Hunter was still understandably upset Friday night by what their camera's caught.
"It makes me really angry especially for our patients who have come to know our quality and consistency. Everything is hand lifted, hand watered and hand trimmed. We're a very tight-knit family here," Hunter told 7NEWS.
Hunter said the pair got away with $250,000 worth of product in less than 20 minutes. The plants and strains he said were still curing and drying and weren't yet on the store's shelves.
The dispensary is now offering a $5,000 reward hoping someone will recognize the men before they strike again.
"We’ve definitely beefed up security, we’ve beefed up everything to make sure nothing like this will ever happen again. I think we'll come out stronger," Hunter siad.
On its website, Fox Street Wellness touts that its marijuana strains are organic, hand watered, hand trimmed, and shown the utmost care. Most of its marijuana sells for $288 an ounce.
If you recognize either of the people pictured, called Denver police Detective Larry Dale at 720-913-0532. You can also call Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous and be eligible for a $2,000 reward. Crime Stoppers' tip line is 720-913-7867. It is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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