Thieves are harassing Denver marijuana dispensaries at a worrisome fee, in response to the Denver Police Division, which despatched an alert to native marijuana enterprise house owners on June 7.

There have been 34 reported incidents of dispensary burglaries within the metropolis to date this 12 months, the DPD says. Police consider that many of the robberies contain the identical group of individuals: three to 4 males and presumably two females, who arrive after hours in stolen Jeep Liberties and Jeep Cherokees, then break open the entrance door with a pry bar or smash a glass window to achieve entry. The crimes are likely to happen at dispensaries close to main roads, reminiscent of I-70 and I-25.

The DPD declined to supply extra particulars, citing an ongoing investigation, however did present a photograph of hooded suspects and a getaway car (above), in addition to the suggestion that anybody with details about the burglaries ought to name the non-emergency police line at 720-913-2000.

Largely an all-cash enterprise due to the plant’s unlawful federal standing, the marijuana trade could be topic to armed robberies, too, and plenty of dispensaries make use of armed safety guards throughout enterprise hours.