#Breaking; Florence Man Linked to Thefts in 5 Southern States; Christopher Lynn Timbes, 45, of Florence was taken into custody by FPD Detectives this morning and charged with two counts of felony theft of property. He is accused of opening …cash registers at Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club in Florence and removing the money inside. Evidence in this case led to the discovery of more than 38 stores in Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Louisiana where Timbes is accused of opening registers and removing money. Investigators with Wal-Mart’s Global Investigations Division traveled to Florence last week to assist in the investigation once Timbes was developed as a suspect in the case. Combined, Timbes is accused of stealing more than $50,000 from Wal-Mart stores over the last 3 years. Police Agencies throughout the Southeast have additional warrants for Timbes arrest once he is released from custody in Lauderdale County. Timbes is currently being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.