New Braunfels police searching for cooler thief

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) – Police in New Braunfels are looking for a man who stole several expensive coolers from the Buc-ee’s store along I-35.

According to police, on Friday the man came into the store and stole two Yeti Hooper coolers, valued at $650. But two wasn’t enough, police said the same man came back on Saturday and tried to steal a third cooler but management noticed what he was doing so he left the store without the item.

During the first theft he wore a white Performance Fishing Gear (PFG) t-shirt and left the scene in a silver Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck. During the second theft attempt he was wearing a blue PFG t-shirt and left the scene in a white Buick LeSabre.

Comal County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or grand jury indictment. To remain anonymous and to collect the reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 830-620-TIPS (8477), leave a tip online at, or text a tip by texting “Comal” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). To contact the New Braunfels Police Department directly about the identity of this suspect, call 830-221-4100. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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