Police: Lowe's employee gave friends $1,931 worth of supplies

Jeffrey Long. (Source: CCDC)
Jeffrey Long. (Source: CCDC)

MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - A Mt. Pleasant Lowe's employee has been arrested after police say he hooked his friends up with nearly $2,000 worth of building supplies.

Jeffrey Long, 37, turned himself into Mt. Pleasant police Friday morning. He has been charged with breach of trust less than $2,000.

According to an incident report, Long was confronted by a corporate loss prevention officer on Wednesday around 10:30 a.m.

Police say Long, who worked in returns, admitted to changing prices or not ringing up products for two friends. Those friends would then give him cash.

A Lowe's employee told police the total cost of building materials involved in the scam came to $1931.28.

The report states the scam began around April 24 and occurred as recently as Tuesday.

Long is being held at the Charleston County Detention Center. His bond was set at $2,130.

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