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“They only took three dollars…”
Although the burglary of a popular Dilley eatery yielded little of value, the city police department is asking anyone with information on the break-in to come forward in an effort to curb further crimes of opportunity.
The Gonzales Taco Stand occupies a high-visibility spot near the intersection of FM 117 and North Main Street (Business IH-35) in downtown Dilley and was subject to a break-in between Friday evening, January 1, and the early hours of Monday, Jan. 4. A report was made to police at 6 a.m. Monday that intruders appeared to have broken the front door lock to gain access to the building.
“They only took three dollars,” Dilley PD Sgt. Angel Esparza said of the burglary. “But this isn’t about the three dollars, and the damage was minimal. This is about a person or persons forcing entry into a local business in an attempt to steal cash and valuables. This was a crime of opportunity. We are asking people to report any information they may have related to this crime, and hopefully we can stop these offenders before they strike again.”