Thieves Grab $1 Million in Sunglasses from Florida Factory

May 27, 2010

Sunglasses with a retail value of up to $1 million were reported stolen from a Daytona Beach factory.

Police say employees discovered the break-in Monday. The thieves apparently disabled telephones, security cameras, the alarm and computer systems of Costa Sunglasses Co. sometime Sunday night. The suspects loaded 12 pallets of merchandise on a semitrailer.

The merchandise was worth $100,000 to $250,000, with a retail value of $500,000 to $1 million.

Besides the sunglasses, burglars also took a computer monitor and hard drive.

Police are still investigating. No arrests have been made.

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