Man arrested in theft of chainsaws
Victor Castillo, 29, charged with theft from Lowe's
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police arrested a man accused of stealing gas powered chainsaws from a Lowe's Home Improvement store. Victor Castillo, 29, has been charged with theft.
An arrest affidavit stated Castillo walked into a Lowe's on Goliad Road on July 21, and placed two chainsaws in a shopping cart, then simply walked out without paying.
Castillo was caught on surveillance video and a witness identified him to police. Employees also said Castillo has stolen from the store many times.
The affidavit stated Castillo has been arrested in the past for a theft at a Lowe's in Schertz.
The manager of the Lowe's on Goliad Road was shown surveillance video from the Schertz theft and positively identified Castillo as the same person who stole from his store.
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