TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A man arrested for trying to steal $5,000 worth of jeans from Dillard's last year has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a rash of thefts from Walmart stores in Tallahassee.
Cameron Eustace, 46, plead guilty to robbery and six counts of petit theft on Wednesday. He was sentenced to 30 years at the Florida Department of Corrections.
Eustace has also been labeled a violent career offender.
According to court documents, Tallahassee Police were investigating his involvement in multiple thefts from Walmart stores in Tallahassee back in 2016. In fact, Eustace is also suspected in several thefts from Walmart stores in Wakulla County.
In each instance, Eustace is said to have threatened store employees when approached about the stolen goods, implying that he was armed.
In the case Eustace was sentenced for Wednesday, he was accused of stealing several items from the Walmart on Lagniappe Way to include two youth-sized scooters valued at $249 each.
For the case involving an attempted theft at the Dillard's store in Tallahassee, Eustace is set to be in court for a case management hearing on April 4, 2018.
Eustace is also due in court the same day for a case management hearing regarding a theft from the Walmart on North Monroe Street that occurred the day after he tried to steal jeans from Dillard's.
He is facing multiple counts of grand theft and robbery for the above incidents.
Eustace has also been convicted of robbery, grand theft of a motor vehicle, grand theft, carjacking and possession of a controlled substance in the past.