Calhoun County Theft Ring Busted

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Blountstown police arrested 7 people on Friday and this weekend they are looking for an 8th suspect in connection with an ongoing theft problem at a retail store.

7 of the employees are employees of the ALCO Store and the 8th is a relative of one of the employees.

Blountstown police say the suspects had been stealing merchandise, like power tools and electronics from the store for the last few months.

Investigators say a private citizens tipped officers the suspects has been selling M-P-3 players, still in the ALCO shipping boxes, in a convenience store parking lot.

All are charged with either grand theft, conspiracy to commit grand theft or principal to grand theft.

Police are still looking for the 8th suspect in the theft ring operation.

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