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Man Steals Drum Kit from Guitar Center, Police Say

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Nov. 4, 2015 Staff Report

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a drum kit module, priced at over $2,000 from a Long Island City music store.

The thief allegedly entered Guitar Center, located at 34-17 48th Street, on Oct. 2 at approximately 3 pm, grabbed a Roland Electric Drum Kit Module and fled, according to police.

The kit is currently priced on the Guitar Center website for $2,199.

Police describe the suspect as a male, black, in his 30’s with a large build. He is approximately 6’3”, 270 pounds. He was last seen wearing a striped blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a gray woolen hat.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

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Del Toro

Now they must feel really bad for not keeping that security people at the door checking stuff as people get in and out. On another note, how does he get away with something like this and once again, no pictures, no video, and he even could walk out/downstairs and hop on a car? Wow, this is getting crazy around here. Reading these posts on this blog makes me think these thieves are also reading these reports, and finding out that nobody follows up and they don’t get caught (or they get caught but we don’t hear about it since there is no follow up) and they just go around robbing places.

Tyler Durden

Ok, firstly this was a day shy of a month ago. At this point, who cares? Secondly, shame on you for your bait and switch journalism. “Man steals drum kit from Guitar Center” I think, WHAOO how’d he do that?! I gotta read this!!

Come to find out from the rest of your “report” it was a module for an electric kit!?! Something the size of a small laptop?! Come on. What’s the point of even reporting. Useless, shameful and expired.


Oh, that explains it. I was thinking with all the construction and the store being upstairs to begin with, it’s hard enough getting in and out of that place as it is. How do you run out with an entire drum kit??? 😀


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