Mesa man arrested in KFC burglary attempt
A Mesa man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of a third-degree burglary charge after police said he opened a Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through window and attempted to take the cash register drawer.
Police said Anthony Grant Chambers, 21, took off on foot after he was unable to remove the cash drawer from the fast food restaurant at 10720 E. Baseline Road.
Employees identified Chambers, who had been detained at a nearby Walmart, police said.
Woman Caught Stealing Shopping Cart from Walmart with $1,194 Worth of Goods
Nicole Golden allegedly tried to wheel out a shopping cart filled with nearly 100 stolen items worth $1,194 from a Walmart in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday night.
The shopping cart contained 56 articles of clothing, 25 various household goods, two cell phones and a child car seat, according to an Athens-Clarke police report.
Golden was charged with felony theft, reports OnlineAthens.com.
A Walmart loss prevention officer said that someone alerted him to a woman who was stuffing merchandise into “totes,” large plastic containers with lids.
Golden pushed the cart toward an exit, where there was some construction, and asked for permission to pass through the area.
That’s when the loss prevention officer confronted Golden, who tried to get away by climbing a fence at the construction site, but the security employee prevented Golden’s escape and called police.
Man Wears Bucket Instead Of Mask During Burglary
Richard Boudreaux allegedly burglarized several businesses in his hometown. But the 23-year-old apparently forgot his mask at home, so he wore a bucket over his head to hide his face from the security cameras.
While Boudreaux may have thought he was fooling the cameras with his makeshift disguise, investigators said Boudreaux's face has already been spotted on the restaurant's security footage, according to the United Press International.
"Boudreaux dressed in all camouflage, wore gloves to prevent leaving fingerprints, and packed burglary tools. Everything was going as planned until Boudreaux realized he forgot his mask to cover his identity," Slidell police said in a statement posted on Facebook.
According to Greater New Orleans' Times-Picayune, local authorities apprehended Boudreaux at his home shortly after the crime last week. Boudreaux allegedly cleaned out the cash register on Jan. 8.
Boudreaux has been charged with two counts of burglary, along with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, the Times-Picayune reports. Police included the drug charges for items found in his home at the time of his arrest.
I work part time at a Goodwill in Gilbert. Searcching these stories reminded of the other day when a customer walked with a mortorized mini bike and said someone left it in the parking lot. Apparently, the bike was in the store and two guys walked out with it, and for some reason decided to put it down in the parking lot and ran off. None of us knew what was going on until the bike came back into the store. Those guys had the moment of opportunity and bailed. Not exactly what I would call criminal masterminds. If you were to plan a crime, what you do?