Tucson police arrest serial cigarette thief

2013-01-17T09:00:00Z 2013-01-17T10:18:19Z Tucson police arrest serial cigarette thiefVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
January 17, 2013 9:00 am  • 

Tips from 88-CRIME helped Tucson police nab a suspected serial cigarette thief.

Cole Evan Neal, 25, was arrested Wednesday and booked into Pima County jail on suspicion of nine felony counts of third degree burglary, after tips from the anonymous tip line helped identify him, Tucson police said.

Neal is suspected of stealing more than $4,000 in cigarettes in eight incidents from November 2012 to January 2013, police said.

Police released surveillance photographs of the man Tuesday asking the public to help identify him.

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