Great Barrington Police Investigating 3 Recent Convenience Store Burglaries in Town
Great Barrington Police are investigating a string of convenience store burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of Monday July 26.
Police were alerted to the Extra Mart on South Main Street at 3:30 AM for a burglary alarm; upon arrival, it was revealed that a burglary had occurred. Police then received alarm activations at 3:35 AM for Cumberland Farms and Sunoco. Mutual aid police from: Sheffield, Egremont, Stockbridge and West Stockbridge responded and all three locations were confirmed to have been broken into. Cash drawers and ATMS were the primary target.
Surveillance shows four suspects, all masked, wearing hoods and gloves using a dark colored sedan without a front plate. The Great Barrington Police in conjunction with Connecticut State Police and Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services are conducting the investigation.
The Police Department enhances the quality of life in the Town of Great Barrington by complying with best practices in law enforcement, including accountability of its employees, and by developing partnerships with the community and the other entities of government in a manner that promotes preservation of life and property, maintains peaceful public order, controls and expedites traffic, provides a safe environment, works with youth and tourists, assures timely response to victims of crime, fosters close cooperation with neighboring law enforcement agencies and assures the enforcement of law with respect for human dignity.