HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Police say a damning clue led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man charged with stealing a pot of meatballs — red sauce smeared on his face and clothes.
Authorities in Luzerne County have charged 48-year-old Leahman Glenn Robert Potter with burglary, criminal trespass and theft by unlawful taking for allegedly swiping a pot of meatballs from a man’s garage on Monday.READ MORE: Irv Cross, Former Rams Player And Broadcast Pioneer, Dies At 81
Police say the victim reported his meatballs missing and told officers at around 2:30 p.m. Monday that he saw Potter standing in front of his house with red sauce on his face and clothes. The pot was found on the street.READ MORE: Families Of Loved Ones Lost To COVID-19 Push For National Day Of Mourning
It’s unclear if Potter washed the sauce off before he was arrested a short time later.
Potter’s attorney did not immediately respond to a voicemail seeking comment.MORE NEWS: LA City Vaccine Sites Set To Reopen Tuesday, With Mostly Second-Dose Appointments
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