Opelika Police try to ID Dick’s Sporting Items theft suspects, requests public assist


OPELIKA, Ala. (WBL) – Opelika police are investigating a third degree property theft and are asking for public help to identify the suspects.

The theft occurred around 8:02 p.m. on May 3, 2022 at Dick’s Sporting Goods at 2718 Enterprise Dr. where security footage revealed four suspects, three black women and one black man, entered the store and stole several items.

The footage shows a man exiting the store with several stolen items in his pants. The three women also attempted to leave the store with a shopping cart full of stolen goods, but later abandoned the shopping cart near the front of the store.

All four suspects left the scene in a white or silver SUV. Security footage shows the male suspect wearing black pants, a blue T-shirt and white shoes.

Two of the female suspects were wearing denim jackets and the third woman was wearing a long-sleeved blue dress with sandals.

The suspects stole around $725 worth of merchandise.

The Police Department encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Opelika Police Department at 334-705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at 334-745-8665.

Reports can also be submitted via the Opelika Police Mobile App.