8000 Mediterranean Drive, Estero, FL
ESTERO — Thieves broke into an Estero Best Buy on Monday morning and got away with $60,000 in iPads.
Lee Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an alarm activation at Best Buy located in Coconut Point, 8000 Mediterranean Drive, Estero, just before 5 a.m. They found the rear door pried open and merchandise on the ground.
The store’s manager said an initial check showed a cage door pried open and 60 to 90 Apple iPads missing. The manager estimates the value to be about $60,000.00, according to reports.
The store’s surveillance video showed three men enter the store by prying the rear door. They were all dressed in dark clothing, had their heads covered, and were wearing gloves. Upon entering the store, the men appeared to make a specific search for the iPads. They placed the iPads in a black bin and left the business. It took the thieves approximately 1 minute to complete the theft, according to reports.