A Case of Unsolved Shoplifting

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in regards to an early April shoplifting that occurred at the Seneca Lowe’s location.


The Sheriff’s Office is also seeking the public’s help in identifying a male in relation to the shoplifting.


A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Division responded to the store location at BI-LO Place during the morning hours of April 5th.  A store employee told the deputy that a white male shoplifted items from the store just after 8am that date.


The total sum of the items taken is around $727.00 and consists of 2 box sets of yellow and black in color Dewalt 20 volt drill and impact driver kits and one box set of yellow and black in color Dewalt 12 volt drill and impact driver kit.


The individual the Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify in relation to the incident is described as a being in his late teens to early 20’s, with brown hair, a slender build, of average height and was wearing a hooded zip-up sweatshirt, gray shorts, white shoes and a hat.


Upon exiting the store, the man got into a white old model Volvo of a box style shape with a paper tag.  The vehicle left the parking lot and turned north onto Highway 123.  A BOLO was issued for the individual and the vehicle.


If you have any information on this April 5th shoplifting from the Lowe’s in Seneca that occurred around 8am or the identity of the individual in relation to the shoplifting, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or 864-638-STOP.  You don’t have to give your name when you contact Crime Stoppers and all information given is confidential.  If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.