Toccoa Police Investigate Cell Phone Theft

March 29, 2013

The Toccoa Police Department is investigating a theft of cell phones from a local business.

Toccoa Police said that the theft occurred at Wal-Mart in Toccoa at about midnight on Wednesday.

According to the police report on file, an individual identified only as a black male took 31 smart phones from a display case located inside the store.

The report stated that the suspect used a pry bar to open the display case and then put the phones into a suitcase and left the store.

The phones taken are valued at around $14,000.

Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell said that police have been told that this same individual is believed to have committed similar crimes at other Wal-Mart locations in surrounding areas.

Police have provided a picture of the individual they are seeking, as well as a car. Those pictures can be seen at our website,

Anyone with information about this individual or the car shown should contact the Toccoa Police Department at 706-282-3233.

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