A shoplifting suspect in St. Lucie West, Fla., was arrested Sept. 18 after attempted break-ins at both Home Depot and Lowe’s, according to a report by CBS-affiliate Channel 12.
According to police reports, 48-year-old Mark Earl Cross cut a hole in the garden center fence at Lowe's at 10 a.m., then went across the street to a Home Depot store, where he used a hacksaw to cut a lock off a garden center gate. Police say the suspect went inside the Home Depot, but left quickly and returned to Lowe's, where he grabbed three drills and placed them next to the hole in that garden center's fence. Cross then left the store and circled around to the fence, but suspicious store employees had removed the drills before he could get to them.
Cross left the store on his bike, but wa