Daphne Police are searching for 23-year-old Brandon Ray Powell in connection to a pair of recent purse thefts at shopping centers in the city.

Brandon Ray Powell

Brandon Ray Powell

Powell is wanted on charges of second degree robbery, third degree theft of property and two counts of credit card fraud. The thefts occurred in Walmart and Lowes Home Center parking lots in Daphne. Powell, whose last known address is on Williams Street in Bay Minette, is described as 5-foot-9 and approximately 139 pounds.

Both crimes involved purses being taken from female shoppers, and police say both victim’s credit cards were used minutes after the initial crimes. According to Daphne investigators, law enforcement authorities in Saraland have multiple cases involving the same suspect.

Investigators believe Powell has been accompanied by a white male accomplice during the thefts.

Anyone with information about Powell’s whereabouts is asked to call Daphne Police at 251-621-2839.