A man accused of stealing $1,500 worth of Callaway drivers from a Golf Galaxy in Fort Myers, Fla., still hasn’t been found, and the punishment could be harsh when he is.
Surveillance video showed the man walking into the store the morning of July 12. The video showed him walking out 11 minutes later with three drivers without stopping to pay.
If arrested the suspect will be charged with grand theft, a third-degree felony punishable by to up to five years in prison, the Naples Daily News reported. Anyone who can identify him will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000, the report said.
Video helped lead police to suspects in another golf-related crime recently, after cameras caught two individuals riding four-wheelers across the 16th green of the Tournament Course at the Golf Club of Houston, site of the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open, and causing significant damage. Police reportedly apprehended the suspects.
And the Florida incident isn’t the first case of alleged golf club theft this year. This video showing a woman stealing clubs off someone’s front porch went viral and led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with a stolen vehicle.