Alleged purse thief arrested

stolen purses

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says Steven Forman of Hueytown, admitted stealing purses to support his heroin habit. The 27-year old Forman was arrested after he was spotted driving a car without a tag.

Investigators tell CBS42 Steven Forman stole the purses out of cars in Hueytown, Mountain Brook, Homewood, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Pelham, McCalla, and areas off Highway 280. After taking the valuables inside, he planned to sell the purses themselves for drug money.

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