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Glendale Police Taking Red Bull Thieves By The Horns

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Red Bull gives you wings but stealing Red Bull and reselling it gives you big troubles with the law. According to police, two people were arrested on Wednesday in Glendale after selling several stolen cases of the popular energy drink to smaller, independent businesses that purchase the beverages at a discount and profit from sales, reports the Glendale News-Press.

Detectives, during an undercover Glendale police operation, followed suspects Jelbert Davoode, 29, and 43-year-old Jozef Allahyarian as they sold stolen cases of Red Bull at a discounted rate to four small convenience stores in Glendale and Burbank.

According to police, the 24-pack cases, which were allegedly stolen by Davoode, can sell for up to $50 at chain stores and supermarkets. The pair were offering the stolen product for $18 to $25 per container.