Caught on camera: Theft suspect sought by investigators in multiple jurisdictions

MEQUON — Mequon police along with several other law enforcement agencies are looking for help to identify a theft suspect who struck at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital on N. Port Washington Rd.

Mequon theft suspect

Officials say on Friday, December 22nd, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., a theft of a wallet from a purse occurred at the hospital. Investigators say the subject left with the wallet and used the stolen credit cards at two different Target stores located in Milwaukee and West Allis.

This same subject is also being sought by multiple law enforcement agencies for similar crimes. One of those is the Milwaukee Police Department. Another is the Mount Pleasant Police Department. Police there said in their case, the suspect took a wallet from an unlocked vehicle in a Walmart parking lot.

“Make sure you lock your car. Don’t leave valuables. Another tip is if there is a light, a tall street light in the parking lot, that’s sometimes good to park under that as well. If they see it’s well lit up, they’re less inclined to go into a vehicle or break into it,” Matt Soens with the Mount Pleasant Police Department said.

The Mequon Police Department asks that anyone who has information as to the identity/whereabouts of the suspect involved in this crime contact the Mequon Police Department at 262-242-3500.