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Tips lead to arrest of man in weed eater thefts at Cape Coral Home Depot

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 13:13:00-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police say they've arrested a man for stealing weed eaters from Home Depot, thanks to tips generated by social media.

30-year-old Jessie Williams of North Fort Myers is charged with Grand Theft after Cape Coral Police say he stole weed trimmers valued at $838.86 from the Home Depot on Skyline Boulevard.

Last week, police released surveillance images of the suspect, and say that numerous tips can in about the suspect.