Lowes employee steals thousands of dollars in lumber

The suspect is charged with grand theft. Additional charges in this case are possible. (MGN)

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Quincy man is behind bars after authorities say he stole from his employer.

On Thursday, February 20, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a call from a local Lowes reporting an employee theft. A deputy made contact with Lamar Christopher Williams, 32, and through the investigation it was discovered that he had loaded a large amount of lumber onto a vehicle multiple times over the course of a few months. The total value of the lumber taken comes out to about $6,000.

Williams was placed under arrest and transported to the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await first appearance. He is charged with grand theft. Additional charges in this case are possible.

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