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Holy smokes! Thief gets $1,400 worth of cigarettes

CLIFTON, Colorado – The high price of cigarettes may have been too much for a thief who smashed a window in a western Colorado liquor store and stole $1,400 worth of smokes.

East Valley Liquors owner Brian Hodges says the alarm at his Clifton store went off at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

He says the thief stole 35 cartons, mostly Marlboros. He says they sell for $41.50 a carton.



Hodges says employees of a neighboring convenience store told him they didn’t hear anything.

Clifton is just outside Grand Junction and about 180 miles west of Denver.


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