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. (Read more Pop-Tart stories.)