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Liquor store burglarized overnight


A burglar used a concrete rabbit to smash the door of a liquor store overnight in central Lawrence and made off with an undetermined amount of alcohol.The burglary at Neighborhood Liquors, 1906 Mass. - formerly known as Mom & Pops - was reported by a passerby about 8:25 a.m. this morning. The thief apparently used a wastebasket inside the store to cart off an unknown amount of liquor, including bottles of premium tequila, owner Mike Myers said.An initial report listed the items stolen as worth $180, but Myers said it could be more than that. There have been at least two other forced-entry burglaries at liquor stores reported this year in Lawrence:¢ In January, police released [a surveillance photo][1] of a man suspected of breaking into Spirit Liquor, 600 Lawrence Ave. He was later identified, arrested and sentenced to probation.¢ On Aug. 20, someone broke into Harper Corner Liquor around 5:20 a.m. and stole five bottles of E & J Brandy.-contributed by [Eric Weslander.][2] [1]: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2006/jan... [2]: http://www2.ljworld.com/staff/eric_weslander


Sigmund 10 years ago

That is a pretty good picture on the guy in January!

roger_o_thornhill 10 years ago

"¢ On Aug. 20, someone broke into Harper Corner Liquor around 5:20 a.m. and stole five bottles of E & J Brandy."

Is this a MadTV or SNL skit? Come on, this can't be for real.
"Awe yea! We gonna do'it up rite this mo'nin' baby!"

At least the first one is funny--well as funny as breaking someone else's door and stealing their liquor can be. The guy used a concrete rabbit. Can't you just picture it? Too bad he didn't drop it on his foot--then the cops could just go to the hospital and look for the guy with the busted foot whe reeked of tequila.

TheEleventhStephanie 10 years ago

Was the concrete rabbit something that Yellow House had been unable to sell?

riverrat2 10 years ago

Must of been an 'inside' job, when's the last time anyone saw a concrete rabbit jump thru glass? I'll bet the culprit is still within a 4 block radius of the 'smash and grab'.

boomersooner4ever 10 years ago

come people!!! not funny! that rabbit might have some family that might read this blog!!

OldEnuf2BYurDad 10 years ago

Theft of Ta-Kill-Ya, and no one posts any inappropriate racial remarks.

Maybe there's hope for us, after all.

Hilary Morton 10 years ago

Leave Mom & Pop's alone! Why didn't Dash protect the store?

fcraig 10 years ago

Give the guy a break, I'm sure he was just thirsty from the trip to Lawrence from Topeka. Give him a class on animal cruelty and call it a day.

ive_got_my_ascot_n_my_dickie 10 years ago

Who in their right mind would steal E&J Brandy??? Grey Goose, maybe. Louis XIII, definitely. But E&J???

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