Thief caught on camera burglarizing auto repair shop

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – He was in and out in less than three minutes. A man broke into Four Wheels Auto Repair over the weekend, and the owner hopes surveillance video will lead to his arrest.

This is the third break-in in three years, owner Nancy Durm said.

“This is extremely frustrating,” she said.

The video shows the culprit drive up in what appears to be a Hyundai Sonata. He takes a rock, shatters the glass and gains entry into the shop near Edith and Montano.

“We’re assuming around 10 or 11 o’clock Saturday night,” said Durm.

He got away with a flat-screen television and several car batteries.

“We’re having an issue with a certain individual right now, and when the cops came out, I told them he’s our number one suspect. Ironically enough he was seen in the area early the next morning just parked here, so I think he sent somebody in,” Durn said, referring to an ex-employee.

The damage and losses are up to several thousand dollars. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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