Deputies seek man suspected of stealing fiber optic testing equipment

Deputies seek man suspected of stealing fiber optic testing equipment

Columbia County deputies are looking for a man suspected of stealing fiber optic testing equipment worth $100,000 early Tuesday.

The theft happened around 3:15 a.m. at Howard Johnson Inn, located at 4045 Jimmie Dyess Parkway, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. The equipment was taken from the bed of a truck parked outside the motel.

Surveillance cameras captured the suspect and his vehicle. Deputies believe the man was driving a 2011 to 2014 Dodge Journey.

Anyone with information about the theft can call the Columbia County Sheriff's Office at 706-541-2800.

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