A Wisconsin coin dealer was the victim of a vehicle burglary on Oct.
12 after returning from a show in Minnesota, according to Doug Davis
of the Numismatic Crime Information Center.
According to Davis, the dealer parked behind his shop and walked
around to enter from the front. As soon as the dealer was out of
sight, a suspect who was talking on a cell phone and wearing gloves,
approached the dealer’s vehicle and used some type of tool to crack
One suspect removed one tote from the vehicle and jumped into a
getaway vehicle occupied by two other suspects. The suspects appeared
to be of Hispanic/Central American heritage and were driving a Maroon
A review of a security video camera indicates the suspects waited
outside the store for four hours prior to the dealer’s arrival from
the show, according to Davis.
Nothing of value was inside the tote. However, based on the
circumstances, the dealer said he feels that he was targeted while at
Anyone with information should contact Davis by telephone at
817-723-7231 or by email.