Man arrested with 157 plants stolen from Fred Meyer

The flower baskets and merchandise stolen from Fred Meyer. (

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was arrested for allegedly stealing plants and other items from the garden center at a Vancouver Fred Meyer over the past few weeks.

Thomas Aldin, 41, was arrested after detectives searched his home on NE 125th Avenue and found 157 stolen plants, a garden cart, a display rack and methamphetamine.  

The Fred Meyer loss prevention staff began investigating Aldin and gave information to Vancouver Police.

The value of the stolen property is estimated at $6,000.

Aldin in charged with Possession of Stolen Property II, Theft with Intent to Resell, Trafficking Stolen Property 1, and Possession of a Controlled Substance- Meth.

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