Court records show that in two Circle K robberies, a three-person theft ring snatched over $9,500 in cigarettes and frozen food from the store.
Police report that on August 2, Lydia Perea, 27, Martine Marquez, 32, and Jeff Alex Waltman, 33, entered a Circle K store near 24th Street and Southern Avenue.
They went into the "employees only" area behind the cash registered allegedly grabbed 90 cartons of cigarettes worth nearly $7,000.
Police say 20 days later, Marquez and Perea burglarized a Circle K at 36th and Oak streets. For a second time, they went into the "employee only" area. This time, the suspects took cigarettes and crates of frozen food worth about $2,600.
All three have been arrested and are facing burglary charges.