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PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -
over a year, Perrysburg Township Police have been chasing after two men they
believe are responsible for stealing thousands of dollars in tools from Wood
say the suspects rammed their car into a garage door at T. Gray Automotive and
took everything they could get their hands on – nearly $40,000 worth of hand
heart dropped," said Marcus White, an employee at T. Gray. "The tools that we
use here are my livelihood. They provide for his family and my family."
say Joseph Crapsey and his relative Christopher Crapsey robbed the shop and
three other businesses in the township and Rossford in August of 2012. Police
believe they are also behind potentially a dozen other robberies in Wood and
pair has been charged with grand theft and vandalism, among other things.
they stole the tools, police say the suspects sold them at Toledo flea markets
and on Craigslist.
the dead of the night and no one is around, and they're forcing their way into
a business and then cleaning out the mechanics' tools," said Det. Sgt. James
though it happened more than a year ago, White says he's learned to never take
anything for granted.
far as blocking the door and locking toolboxes," he said. "We've never had the
fear of being broken into prior to that, and we never even locked our
toolboxes, so this definitely changed the way we look at stuff."
still have a room full of evidence from the robberies, but they need help find
out who it all belongs to. Anyone with information about the robberies is asked
to call police at 419-874-3551.