Man steals over $5k worth of sinks, cabinets, and light fixtures from Home Depot, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Memphis police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly stole over $5,000 worth of items from Home Depot.

According to police, 34-year-old Gary Johnson stole items from the Home Depot store on two occasions.

On July 30, the first theft, Johnson entered the Home Depot on Truse Parkway.

He pushed his cart through the store and reached the plumbing and kitchen departments.

According to police, Johnson filled his shopping cart with several items valued at $1,565, including a sink, cabinets and light fixtures.

Johnson left the store without paying.

In the second theft, which police say occurred on Aug. 3, Johnson again entered the Home Depot on Truse Parkway.

This time he pushed his cart to the back of the store and filled it with two water heaters.

Johnson also added a sink and faucet to his cart.

He left the Home Depot without paying again.

MPD estimated the total of both thefts at approximately $5,212.

After further investigation, Johnson was taken into police custody and arrested on November 13th.

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