HPD identifies car in cigarette burglaries
The Hartselle Police Department has identified the owner of a Chevrolet Lumina that has been linked to three burglaries of Murphy USA gas station at Walmart this year.
Surveillance video from the gas station showed two unknown suspects driving a Chevrolet Lumina during three of the burglaries.
Police believe this vehicle is owned by Tanika Masha Banks, 31, from the Birmingham area. Banks is the registered owner of a blue 1997 Chevrolet Lumina bearing Alabama tag 1B37T41.
The Murphy USA gas station on U.S. 31 has been burglarized four times since December 2010. In all four incidents, the suspects stole large quantities of cigarettes from the business. The total loss for the business in is excess of $15,000.
Similar incidents have occurred at the Murphy USA in Arab. Cullman Police believes the same suspects may be responsible for a burglary of a tobacco store in its city.
If you have information on her whereabouts or information on her known associates please contact Hartselle Police at 256-751-4916 or Cullman Police at 256-734-2868.