Police Department

News Release

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013

Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
(816) 325-7258

News Release

For immediate release: September 6, 2013

Attempt to Identify

On August 23, 2013, Independence Police were called to the business, M&L Distribution 10808 E. 23rd St. in reference to a reported burglary. It was discovered that more than $5,000 worth of cell phones were stolen in addition to damages to the business.

Video surveillance captured images of the suspects as well as the suspect’s vehicle which is described as a black, 1990s model Nissan Pathfinder SUV, with a red, white and blue front plate decal.

Witnesses describe the male suspect as being a white male in his 30s, approximately 6’ tall, 210 lbs. wearing a red shirt and red short pants.

The female suspect is described as a white female in her 30s, approximately 5’ 7”, with blond hair, wearing a white shirt, white pants, and dark sunglasses.

If anyone recognizes any of the suspects, the suspect vehicle or knows anything about the crime, please call the TIPS Hotline at 474-8477 or the Independence Police at 816-836-3600.