Bass Pro Shop employee allegedly stole gun, 2 cars from store’s valet parking – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An employee of Bass Pro Shop in Memphis was arrested after allegedly stealing a gun and two high-end cars from the store’s downtown area.

On Oct. 18, someone reported a gun had been stolen from their Jaguar while it was parked in the Brass Pro Shop parking lot, according to the affidavit.

The next day, another person reported his Enterprise rental car, a 2020 Infiniti QX 80, stolen, and another victim reported their Mercedes stolen.

Both vehicles were taken from the Bass Pro Shop parking lot, according to the Memphis Police Department (MPD).

Timothy Woodard, 24, was developed as a suspect during the investigation.

On Oct. 20, investigators identified Woodard as an employee and determined that he had been in the store.

He was taken into custody and agreed to speak with investigators, according to the affidavit.

During his interview, Woodard admitted to stealing the vehicles, working with several other Bass Pro Shop employees, and said he was given keys by an unknown employee.

He is charged with two counts of theft of property – auto $10,000 to $60,000 and burglary – motor vehicle, records show.

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