The Bay County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the public for the many tips and information that came in after pictures of a suspect stealing lottery tickets were released to the media. Identification of the suspect has been made due to tips made directly to the BCSO and others that came through Crime Stoppers.
BCSO investigators are looking for Scott T. McAlister, DOB 12/18/81, of 5822 Pinetree Road in Bayou George. McAlister is wanted in connection to the theft of over seventy scratch-off lottery tickets from the Edgewater Food Mart at 6924 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach on August 11, 2013.
McAlister has gained a significant amount of weight since the picture released today was taken. Anyone with information on the location of McAlister is asked to contact the Bay County Sheriff's Office at 747-4700 or Crime Stoppers at 785-TIPS.
Information provided by the Bay County Sheriff's Office