Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
The police of the territorial center received a number of complaints from residents of the city, who explained that large sums of money had been stolen from their cars. Experienced officers of the Criminal Investigation Department of the regional police were involved in solving the crimes and apprehending the suspects.
Detectives identified the persons involved in the committed crimes, and in the course of a special operation, they detained suspects in the Sovetsky District of Krasnoyarsk in preparation for the next crime. These were two man born in 1982 and in 1984 without a criminal record. Operatives found and seized from the detainees, several devices for opening cars, radios and a large amount of money.
It was established that the detainees looked out for future victims of their crimes in banks, offices and shops of the city, focusing on citizens who had large amounts of cash with them. When the victims left the money in the vehicles unattended, the attackers opened them with the help of technical devices. The involvement of group members in the theft of 2,340,000 rubles in one episode of their criminal activity and 340,000 rubles in another one was established.
Based on these facts, criminal cases have been initiated on the grounds of the elements of crimes provided for in parts 3 and 4 of Article 158 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Theft”, the sanctions of which provides for a penalty of imprisonment for up to 10 years.
Currently, operational measures are being taken to establish all the circumstances of the criminal activity and the involvement of the detainees in similar crimes in the territory of the region.