Burglars take 100 bottles of booze from liquor store

July 21, 2009

Wauwatosa police are looking for clues in connection with a burglary at a Mayfair Road liquor store in which more than 100 bottles of liquor - valued at more than $5,000 - were taken.

The break-in took place last week at the Mayfair Liquor Mart, 3122 N. Mayfair Road, police said.

Police believe more than one burglar must have been involved due to the large amount of merchandise removed: 30 bottles of champagne, 32 of cognac, 28 of vodka, three of tequila, three of whiskey, seven of gin and six of various liqueurs, and three cartons of cigarettes.

The rear door of the building was broken prior to 12:50 a.m. Wednesday and a hammer was found behind the service counter, police said.

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