FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a man who allegedly stole expensive power tools on at least five different occasions over the last month.
The thefts began on September 25th, when a white male entered the Lowes store, located at 14960 South Tamiami Trail. Shortly after 10:00 p.m., the suspect entered the store through the lumber entrance and walked out with a Dewalt two tool combo kit. Three days later, the same man came back, going through the same entrance, and again walked away with yet another Dewalt kit. The third offense took place during the evening of October 9th, then again on October 12th, this time selecting a more expensive set. The last occurrence was on October 28th, when a man fitting the same description headed right back to power tools section of the store and removed yet another set of Dewalt tools. In total, the tools stolen from the store have a value of roughly $1,600.
Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.