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How Petty Theft Can Have Serious Consequences

How Petty Theft Can Have Serious Consequences

According to an amusing story in WPTV News Channel 5 a man was arrested in St. Lucie County, FL for hiding two pounds of hot dogs in his pants before fleeing a grocery store. He has been charged with misdemeanor theft. The story was quite lighthearted, an excerpt is included below: Hot Dog Theft If you have been accused of misdemeanor theft, ask a criminal defense attorney about what suitable actions to take next. A loss prevention worker at a Publix at South U.S. 1 and Prima Vista Boulevard last week told investigators she saw a man later identified as Allan Polhemus on aisle five “conceal a package of hot dogs in his pants,” an affidavit states. The 32 ounce package of Publix jumbo beef franks was valued at $6.99. The wiener packaging… […]

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