Thursday burglary thought to be connected to January 25 break-in at Pelcher’s, and a January 30 break-in in Chicago
By Josh Bootsma
LANSING, Ill. (February 9, 2023) – The Lansing Police Department has released images and video footage of a break-in that occurred at Pelcher’s Shooters Supply in Lansing Thursday morning.
The video shows three individuals breaking into the store, located at 18149 Henry Street, at around 2:45 a.m. on February 9. According to a Lansing Police press release, no firearms were taken as part of the burglary.
The release said the same individuals involved in the break-in are thought to be connected to a previous incident at Pelcher’s that occurred on January 25, as well as a burglary that took place at the the Canada Goose store on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, 800 N. Michigan Avenue, on January 30.
Lansing Police responded to a burglar alarm on Thursday morning at Pelcher’s, and confirmed entry had been made. Security camera footage provided by LPD shows two individuals using a hammer to break glass for entry into the store at 2:44 a.m. A pair of videos from inside the store moments later confirm at least three individuals were involved in the break-in, one of whom appears to be holding a gun.
The video below includes four videos provided by the Lansing Police Department, the first showing the Pelcher’s break-in from an outside camera, and the second and third showing interior footage. The fourth video includes various angles of the break-in that occurred at the Canada Goose store in Chicago on January 30.
Public help, tip line
The Lansing Police Department, in collaboration with the Chicago Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, is investigating the string of incidents and is requesting the public’s help in identifying the individuals involved. Those who may have information regarding the people in the photos below are asked to contact the LPD’s tip line at 708-895-7150, the department’s anonymous tip line at 708-895-7105, or the Chicago Police Department at this link.
Until I saw the news release on WGN news this morning, I didn’t read anywhere that Pelchers had a break in on Jan. 25th in addition to the one reported on Feb 9th.
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