Police: Man stole more than $3,500 worth of tires

Published 5:25 pm Thursday, January 18, 2018


HOOVER – Hoover Police are seeking a suspect who has allegedly stolen more than $3,500 worth of tires from local service stations.

The black male who has been captured on surveillance video is wanted for questioning in five felony theft of property cases.

The video can be seen by visiting the Hoover Police Department Facebook page (@Hoover PD).

The suspect is driving a maroon Ford Fusion (unknown tag).

The first theft was on Nov. 29, 2017, and the most recent was on Jan. 10, according to HPD.

The suspect has pulled up next to buildings and then loaded up tires that are outside on display.

Targeted businesses have included Pep Boys off U.S. 280, Havoline Xpress on Alabama 119 and Express Oil Change off U.S. 31.

Neighboring agencies are working cases with the same suspect in similar thefts.

Anyone who recognizes the individual or knows anything about him or this case should call HPD Detective Todd Henningsen at 444-7534.

If immediate assistance is needed, call Hoover 911 or the non-emergency number at 822-5300.

Anonymous tips can also be left at HooverPD.com/submit-a-tip.php.

Anyone with information can also notify Crime Stoppers at 254-7777 or CrimeStoppersMetroAL.com. You will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward if your tip to Crime Stoppers leads to an arrest.