Fla. Burglars Get Burned in Pop-Tart Theft
Breakfast treats are evidence in string of auto break-ins
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Jun 30, 2009 11:29 AM CDT
The Pop-Tarts were safely returned to their owner.   (©poolie)

(Newser) – Pop-Tarts proved a key ingredient in the arrest of two young Florida men for burglary, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The pair asked a cop for a ride home early yesterday; the policeman said he had to search them first—finding a collection of high-tech gadgets and a pack of Pop-Tarts. A neighborhood canvass turned up a batch of nearby auto break-ins, and located the vehicle missing the snacks.

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Newser001
Jul 1, 2009 3:55 AM CDT
Give us a ride home...? WTF?!! More like obtuse, Doc.
nathanielfoster
Jun 30, 2009 6:37 AM CDT
"collection of high-tech gadgets and a pack of Pop-Tarts" That's whats up!
MarkFL
Jun 30, 2009 4:54 AM CDT
So glad to live in Florida. We're number 1. I guess I would rather have bad criminals than good ones.