Toilet thief wanted by Clermont police

The Clermont Police Department is asking the public for help to identify a man wanted in connection with the theft of a toilet from a local home improvement store.

On Monday, February 26, 2024, shortly after 2 p.m., the male suspect was seen entering the Lowe’s Home Improvement located at 1501 Sandy Grove Avenue in Clermont, according to CPD.

Once inside the store, the suspect placed a large roll of electrical tape, a laundry basket, and a toilet on a flat shopping cart. He then allegedly exited the store while passing all points of sale without paying for the stolen merchandise.

Clermont police state that the male suspect was seen leaving the store in this vehicle.
Clermont police state that the male suspect was seen leaving the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in this vehicle.

Clermont police stated that the suspect was captured on outdoor surveillance cameras placing the stolen items in a dark gray Toyota C-HR (pictured above) before leaving the scene.

If you have any information about this man’s identity, the Clermont Police Department asks that you contact Detective Mangual via phone (352-394-5588) or email (

Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact the Central Florida Crimeline by calling 1-800-423-TIPS(8477) or clicking here to submit an online tip.

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