More than $4K of electronics stolen from Mecosta Co. Walmart

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BIG RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for a suspect who stole thousands of dollars’ worth of electronics from a Big Rapids-area Walmart.

It happened around 3:20 a.m. Tuesday at the Walmart located at 21400 Perry Avenue near US-131 in Big Rapids Township.

Surveillance video showed the suspect pry open a locked case behind the counter and cut a security cable to get to the electronics, according to a Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office news release. 

The suspect stole five fourth-generation Apple Watches, four sixth-generation iPads, two Acer laptops and three Lenovo Tab 4s. In total, he was able to get away with $4,485.98 worth of electronics, the release said. 

The sheriff’s office released surveillance photos of the suspect and the suspected getaway vehicle. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office at 231.592.0150 or by email at

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