Anthony Gomez

SAVANNAH, GA (December 9, 2015): Tuesday, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Downtown Precinct investigators arrested a man in connection with shoplifting at two downtown retail stores.

Anthony Gomez, 28, was arrested for shoplifting at a downtown clothing store on the 200 block of Broughton Street. After the suspect left the store, a citizen notified Metro of the suspect’s whereabouts. Police tracked Gomez’s location and found him along with the store’s logo bag. The bag contained hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise inside.

During the investigation, investigators recovered several hundred dollars’ worth of jewelry from a different downtown retailer also located on the 200 block of Broughton Street. Metro returned all merchandise to the retailers.

Gomez is charged with two felony counts of theft by shoplifting. He has been arrested four times since April on shoplifting charges.

This is an ongoing SCMPD investigation.

Anyone with information on this case should call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.