Cops: Grocery Worker Stuffed $1.2K Worth of Meat in Pants

A&P worker charged with grand larceny
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 1, 2014 6:15 PM CDT
Cops: Grocery Worker Stuffed $1.2K Worth of Meat in Pants
Gregory Rodriguez in his police mug shot.   (New York State Police)

Sometimes, a simple plan works best if you're a criminal. And sometimes, that plan to shove $1,200 worth of meat down your pants and walk out of a supermarket undetected doesn't end so well. Police in Cortlandt, NY, have charged Gregory Rodriguez with grand larceny after accusing him of doing just that at the A&P where he works, reports the local Daily Voice. Rodriguez was actually arrested a day after the theft, and two burning questions sadly remain unanswered, according to the AP and the Journal News: How many trips did it take, and where's the meat now? (Click to read about another alleged criminal who got tripped up by his cologne.)

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