Ashton Gibbs

Ashton Gibbs

SAVANNAH, GA (April 20, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Central Precinct investigators are searching for a man who stole a camera valued at $1000 from a church on March 6.

Just before 3 p.m. on March 6, a church deacon was taking pictures of members at a church located on the 500 block of Hamilton Court, when he left his camera unattended. When the deacon returned, his camera was missing. Ashton Gibbs, 26, a paid musician at the church, was last seen near the camera and had also left the scene. The next day, investigators learned that Gibbs pawned the camera at a local pawn shop.

Gibbs faces theft by taking and theft by conversion charges stemming from this incident. He is described as a black male of a dark brown complexion, weighing approximately 155 pounds and standing at five feet eleven inches tall.

Gibbs is known to frequent the Tatemville area.

Anyone with any information on Gibbs’ whereabouts are asked to call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.