Investigators believe the tools may have been stolen from Home Depot stores in the Houston area, as well as other states.
KATY, Texas — Thousands of stolen power tools were found in a Katy’s man home after he was arrested on drug charges, according to the Harris County Constable’s Precinct 5 Office.
The value of the stolen tools, believed to be taken from several Home Depot stores, is estimated to be more than a million dollars.
Precinct 5 deputies said they were working alongside the Texas Department of Public Safety when they served a search warrant Wednesday at Steven Lane Skarritt’s home in the 1500 block of Hoveden.
While inside the home, they found “floor-to-ceiling, organized stacks of power tools, toolsets and other items” they believed to be stolen from several Home Depot stores in the Houston area, as well as other states.
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