The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in an Identity Theft and a Theft of Property, First Degree, which occurred at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. On 06/07/2023 at approximately 10:19 a.m., the suspect entered the store and used the victim’s identity to apply for a Best Buy credit card. The suspect purchased approximately $4,435 in merchandise before leaving the store around 11:12 a.m. The suspect, a black male, is seen on surveillance camera footage wearing a black hat, a gray button-down shirt over a black t-shirt, khaki shorts, and white and orange sneakers. The suspect left in a gray sedan with tinted windows. 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.