The Cody Police Department is investigating a reported shoplifting at Walmart in Cody which occurred Saturday at approximately 9:30 p.m. According to a department news release, store security cameras captured an individual who is a person of interest, and the Cody Police Department believes this person may have information regarding the theft of around $36,000 worth of cell phones.

On Wednesday a suspect was identified and arrested related to this case.

Investigators are asking the community to help identify the male. If anyone recognizes the male or has any information regarding this case, contact the Cody Police Department at (307) 527-8700. Use the Anonymous Crime Tip Reporting at cityofcody-wy.gov/.../Contact-Us-Dropdown-42

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Cecily Myer

Really great that our local police department devotes so much time and energy to walmart. As a former downtown merchant, the cops were very not helpful when we had a shoplift, bad check or fraudulent credit card situation. Most of the time the responding officer or detective ("if" you could even get them to show up) showed no interest and many times blames us, the merchant for the situation. Yet, when wally word has a problem, 3-4 cops are right on it! Many of us do not like the direction this department has been going, especially under this new chief. Unless you're walmart, it's best that local businesses don't even call the cops.....YOU might be the one who gets in hot water

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