Two More NW Iowa Businesses Burglarized; Cash Stolen

Date posted - January 5, 2013

siouxsheriff2Hospers, Iowa — The string of northwest Iowa business burglaries continues. This time it’s two Hospers businesses that were hit.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday (1/2), at 3:04 AM, their deputies responded to a burglar alarm at the Conoco Service Station, 209 Hospers Drive South. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered someone had broken a window and entered the business.

Later that morning, deputies investigated a second burglary that had occurred at Kelly’s Drive Inn and Pizza, at 100 Sunrise Drive. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that someone broke a window and entered the business in this case as well.

In both burglaries, the perpetrator(s) took cash.

Anyone with information regarding either of these crimes is asked to contact the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office. If you wish to remain anonymous you may use the Text-A-Tip Program.

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4 Responses to “Two More NW Iowa Businesses Burglarized; Cash Stolen”

  1. George says:

    Why do “business” people keep cash in their closed businesses?

  2. Randy says:

    When you open before the bank you need cash to make change.

  3. Det. John Kimble says:

    Getting broke into sucks. Period. But if it’s happened to you, over and over again, why not take the cash home with you at close or give to a trusted worker who opens up for you? Knowing that a business keeps money over night might lure in the losers who do this.

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