Redwood City man involved in organized retail theft arrested
Redwood City, California – Authorities said a 24-year-old man has been arrested after police found stolen merchandise from Home Depot stores around the Bay Area at his home. The stolen merchandise has been estimated at around $14,000.
Detectives conducted a probation search at Eric Crossman’s home last Friday after receiving a tip that he might be involved in an organized retail theft. The search resulted in police recovering many high-end power tools and electronics that had been stolen from Home Depot stores in San Jose, Brentwood, Pittsburg, Colma, San Mateo, and San Carlos.
Crossman was arrested and taken into the San Mateo County Jail on charges of commercial burglary, theft, possession of a controlled substance, and resisting arrest, according to police.
Call Detective Sgt. Nick Perna at (650) 780-7672 or the Redwood City police tip line at (650) 780-7110 if you have any information regarding the case.