Comments for: Three juveniles charged in connection with nearly $1,500 theft from country store

Posted Aug. 22, 2012, at 1:07 p.m.

BOWDOINHAM | Three juveniles have been given summonses for burglary and theft in connection with a break-in at Bowdoinham Country Store last month in which cash and $1,200 worth of cigarettes were stolen. Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Brett Strout said Wednesday that a parent who found cigarettes …

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  • Anonymous

    $1,200 worth of smokes? So like two packs?

    • Anonymous

      That was my thought.  At first I thought wow that’s a lot of smokes, but when I did the math… 

      • County Escapee

        At $8 a pack, 75 cartons.

        • Anonymous

          10 packs to a carton @ $8 per pack= $80 per cartonx75 cartons=$6,000. ” No Brands” are about $60 a carton so about 20 cartons for $1200.

          • County Escapee

            Thanks. My obvious blunder was thinking 20 to a carton and using a calculator instead of the old bean! Stupid, since I’m a smoker…. :)

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