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Thieves Make Off With 1.8K Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Company lost 90% of holiday inventory
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 23, 2017 12:40 AM CST

(Newser) – Police are searching for thieves who swiped more than 1,800 gallons of vodka from a Los Angeles distillery. Investigators say the suspects sawed through dead bolts to get inside a storage room at the Fog Shots distillery, the AP reports. Company representative Art Gukasayan says the thieves made away with about 90% of the company's holiday inventory and that the take was worth about $278,000. KABC-TV reports that detectives are examining surveillance footage that shows three men behind a razor wire fence. One of them climbs the fence and knocks the camera over before the break-in. (Read more vodka stories.)

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