LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who hid 13 bottles of alcohol in his sweatpants during a recent run to Costco.
Thursday, November 14th, shortly after 8:00 p.m., police say two black males walked into the Costco liquor store at the Gulf Coast Town Center together. One of the men, wearing a white t-shirt and baggy sweatpants, was caught on camera cautiously sliding bottle after bottle of the alcoholic beverages into his clothing. In total, the one man ended up walking out of the store with one bottle of Grey Goose vodka and 12 bottles of Henessey packed into his pants. An employee of Costco saw the men leave in a silver Chevrolet Impala.
Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect, or his partner in crime, 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.