wash thefts being investigated
Ripley County Sheriffs Office is looking into the report
of money being stolen from the Soapy Joe's Car Washes in both
Versailles and Milan.
Police say on Tuesday, July 12 between the hours of 11:30 p.m.
and early morning hours of July 13, two white males entered the
businesses. They were driving what is believed to be a 2008 or
2009 black Pontia Grand Prix. They gained access into the automatic
change dispensers and actuators causing damage to the machines
and taking money.
The first suspect is described as a white male, middle to late
20s, approximately 6' tall and weighing between 150 and
170 pounds with darker short hair. He appeared to be well groomed
with light facial hair. He was wearing long white basketball type
shorts, a white T-shirt, white tennis shoes and a baseball cap
at the time of the incidents.
The second suspect is also a white male, middle to late 30s,
approximately 6' tall, weighing approximately 200 to 220 pounds
with darker short hair. He also appeared to be well groomed, with
a moustache, large belly, wearing light cargo shorts, an orange
T-shirt, and dark tennis shoes at the time of the incidents.
Police are asking anyone with information about either or both
thefts to contact Major David Pippin at the Ripley County Sheriffs
Office at 689-5558 or email: email@example.com.
The owners of Soapy Joes Car Washes is offering a $500 reward
for information leading to the arrest of those involved with these
incidences. Those with information can remain anonymous and can
call the sheriffs office at the above number.
Camera shot of suspects at the Soapy
Joe's Car Wash. If you recognize these men, please contact
the sheriff's office at 812-689-5558.