Between November 22 and November 24, 2021, a Stihl backpack blower was stolen from a carport, at a residence located on Bernard Couch Road in Anniston.
On November 13, 2021, a local citizen received an email from someone claiming to be with the Red Bull Company. This email offered payment for a car wrap to advertise Red Bull. The citizen received a check for $2950.00, and deposited the check into their checking account. $2350.00 was returned to the suspect to cover the wrap and expenses. The check was found to be fraudulent. The scammer made $2350.00 and the citizen lost $2950.00.