Authorities searching for Athens man in four-wheeler theft

On Friday, the victim came home to her residence in the Reid community and noticed a four-wheeler was missing.

Authorities searching for Athens man in four-wheeler theft

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An Athens man is wanted by investigators after citizens social media helped investigators identify him as a suspect in a recent four-wheeler theft.

34-year-old Luis Lopez has warrants for his arrest. On Friday, the victim came home to her residence in the Reid community and noticed a four-wheeler was missing.

Investigators say the victim reported the theft and posted about it on Facebook, and community residents provided information was able to be given to investigators.

That information, combined with other evidence gathered by investigators, led to the arrest warrant for Lopez and the execution of a search warrant where the four-wheeler was recovered.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office at 256-232-0111.

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