Arrest made in nine Fairhope tools thefts


FAIRHOPE – Fairhope police arrested Cody Johnson, 27, of Robertsdale was arrested Monday, October 28th on nine theft charges.

Johnson has been charged with three felonies and six misdemeanors. He is accused of stealing equipment from nine residential construction sites throughout the Fairhope Police jurisdiction.

Police recovered stolen tools worth almost $6,000 in stolen tools. The tools are in the process of being returned to each owner.

“The use of wireless surveillance cameras by property owners has once again proven to be beneficial,” stated Lieutenant Shane Nolte, “We were able to share high-quality video with our officers and within days the subject was spotted by our Patrol Division.”