On 02/08/2023, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Home Depot, located at 2190 Tiger Town Parkway. At approximately 8:20 a.m., the suspect entered the store and placed a Milwaukee M18 Fuel 21" Self-Propelled lawnmower on a shopping cart, then exited the store without paying. The suspect reentered the store a short time later and attempted to leave with a second lawnmower. When an employee asked for a receipt, the suspect provided a receipt for $8 before grabbing a bag and walking out of the store. The suspect can be seen on surveillance video wearing an Adidas jumpsuit, a black hat and black facemask. The suspect left the area in a White Ford Explorer. If you have any information on this incident or the identity of the suspect, please contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.
Tips can also be forwarded through Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at (334) 215-STOP(7867), toll-free at 1-833-AL1-STOP, or via their Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/215stop or their website: www.215STOP.com.