CRESTVIEW — A man was arrested for grand theft after stealing a chainsaw, then returning to the store and stealing suspenders.
According to an arrest report from the Crestview Police Department, on Nov. 29 the man was caught on surveillance video stealing a chainsaw valued at $600 from a Crestview store. The man was observed selecting the chainsaw, placing it by the back door and then walking past the point of sale without paying for it.
Two hours later, the man returned to the store and removed a $60 pair of suspenders from a display shelf and put them in his pants. He then proceeded to pay for some of the items he selected in the store before walking out of the store without paying for the suspenders.
The entire incident was caught on the store’s camera system.
The 26-year-old man was arrested for grand theft greater than $300, a felony, and taken to the Okaloosa County Jail.