LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police have charged a man and woman who they say are involved in an organized gift card theft ring from Home Depot stores.
Christopher K. Hiser, 34, was arrested at 4:55 p.m. October 26 outside the Home Depot in the 8200 block of Preston Highway.
His arrest reports states Hiser's girlfriend, Angela Anderson, 33, had been arrested inside the store and Hiser was waiting in the parking lot for her. When officers approached him, Hiser drove off, running a stop sign in the process.
Police say Hiser and Anderson are responsible for the theft of more than $12,000 in gift cards and the sale of gift cards to pawn shops. Both Hiser and Anderson had previously been caught at the store and were banned from being on the property.
Hiser was charged with theft by unlawful taking, criminal trespassing and disregarding a stop sign. Anderson was also charged with theft by unlawful taking and criminal trespassing. She is facing additional charges for contempt of court and failure to notify an address change to the Department of Transportation.
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