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Yeti cooler thief identified, suspect was already in jail

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Oct 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-10 17:29:27-04

UPDATE : Cape Coral Police say they have identified the man accused of stealing two Yeti coolers from a local store, and that he was already in jail.

They say thanks to the surveillance footage and social media, they were able to identify the suspect.

Police say Tuesday morning, the owner at the Family Hardware store gave them the surveillance video. 

They said that two people identified the thief as 26-year-old Joshua Cunningham.

Police say also on Tuesday, Cunningham was arrested in Fort Myers on trespassing and failure to appear charges. 

They were able to develop enough probable cause to charge Cunningham with grand theft, when he was already behind bars in the Lee County Jail. 


CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police say surveillance cameras caught an image of a man they say stole two coolers from a local store Monday.

According to the Cape Coral Police Department, the man seen in the image here was in the Family Hardware store on SW 47th Terrace, just off Coronado Parkway, at 4:10 PM Monday.

The man reportedly grabbed two Yeti coolers and ran out the back of the store into a waiting vehicle.

If you know anything about this suspect, you're asked to contact police at (239) 574-3223.