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Man suspected of stealing $15,000 in wine from Incline Village Raley’s store

A surveillance photo shows a man suspected of stealing $15,000 worth of wine from a Raley’s supermarket in Incline Village, Nev., on Oct. 23, 2017.
A surveillance photo shows a man suspected of stealing $15,000 worth of wine from a Raley’s supermarket in Incline Village, Nev., on Oct. 23, 2017. Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of stealing approximately $15,000 worth of wine from an Incline Village supermarket.

The theft occurred between 6:45 and 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Raley’s store in the 900 block of Tahoe Boulevard. A man entered the store and stole 55 bottles of high-end red wine, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The wines included Joseph Phelps 2012 Insignia red wine, valued at $239.99 per bottle; 23 bottles of Caymus 2013 Special Select Cabernet, valued at $165.70 per bottle; and two bottles of Stag’s Leap 2014 SLV Cabernet, valued at $157.13 per bottle.

The Sheriff’s Office released surveillance photos of the man, who is described as white, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing about 180 pounds and wearing flip-flops.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at 775-328-3320 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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