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Police: Thief steals $30K worth of iPhones, iPads from store

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Updated: 12/05/2013 8:02 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- A thief made off with more than $30,000 worth of phones and iPads from a Verizon store in Ponte Vedra Beach.

The burglar used a sledgehammer to smash his way into a Verizon store on Fairfield Boulevard at 4 a.m.

The thief stole two demo phones from the front of the store before ransacking a room full of phones in the back.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office says the thief stole 44 iPhones and 4 iPads.

The thief wore long red shorts and a white T-shirt. He's between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet 2 inches tall. He tried to hide his face with a black sweatshirt over his head.

Call Crime Stoppers at 888-277-TIPS. You will remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest.
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nativejax - 12/6/2013 3:09 PM
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I don't even understand HOW some thiefing thug can get away with that much stuff? And I would love to see the day that business owners and Government offices DENY anyone entry unless they remove ALL head wear.

king kaos - 12/6/2013 11:59 AM
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He isnt "stealing" those phones and iPads, hes just getting what he is deserved! I mean come on, do you really expect people to get a job, get up in the morning and go to work, wait for a paycheck and save until he can get one??? What a hassle! I mean come on, and now a days if you really want to get a decent phone or iPad you probably need to have a college degree and those are REALLY hard to get, in fact you cant even go and smash in a door and steal one so again what the heck do we all expect? Its just not FAIR!

floridakrakker - 12/6/2013 9:30 AM
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Typical...
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