Suspects eyed in Campbell burglary
HEIDELBERG, Germany — Authorities say they have suspects in a late-night shoppette burglary on Campbell Barracks in November that netted some $325,000 in gas coupons and $12,000 in cash. But they say the chances of a successful prosecution are “so-so to good.”
Two months after the robbery — apparently committed by people who either were identification card holders or signed onto the post by one — no arrests have been made, said a law enforcement source who declined to be identified because the source was not authorized to discuss the case.
The case’s difficulties include the facts that there were apparently no witnesses to the burglary, other than the burglars, and the burglars apparently have not talked.
“Of course we have suspects,” the source said. “But German courts have to have proof.”
The source said the burglars entered the building after apparently prying open its wooden doors. They took the coupons and cash from two offices located in the back of the Campbell Barracks food court. They also pried open the office doors, the source said.
None of the cash has been recovered, the source said, but some of the coupons have been used.