Dalton Police Department Seeks Identity Of TV Thief

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a man who stole four televisions from Walmart on Shugart Road. The suspect left the store in a Honda SUV with Bradley County plates.

The incident happened on Tuesday, just before 8 p.m. The suspect, a young white male with red or reddish brown hair, was recorded entering the store and heading directly to the electronics department with a shopping cart. He loaded four televisions into the cart. The TVs were each 32” models. Two were Samsung models, one was a Vizio model, and one was a Hisense model. In total, the stolen TVs were valued at more than $1,100. 

The suspect was seen by witnesses getting into a sand or gold colored Honda SUV and leaving.  Witnesses were able to give investigators a partial license plate, and the information was that the tag was from Bradley County.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Matthew Lowery at 706 278-9085, dial 9 and enter ext. 133.



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