It's about time a big city gets mentioned in this column–Middle America and hick towns have been hogging up the Taco Bell crimes, you know? And the stupidity of this crime is mind-boggling: doesn't the guy know Taco Bell is the new donut shop for police officers? From Trenton, New Jersey:
New Jersey police arrested and charged a man after they say he snuck
into police headquarters in Trenton and stole a police radio, a
computer monitor and a sergeant's attache case.
According to police, Anthony Williams, 41, was busted after he
attempted to sell the radio to customers in line at a Taco Bell
Williams, who police described as a convicted thief who has served time
for burglary and robbery, walked past a unmanned security post in the
headquarters lobby Sunday and managed to walk out undetected with the
It was when officers heard civilian chatter over the radio – believed
to be Williams trying to sell the stolen property – that detectives
realized it was missing, police said.
After several attempts of trying to sell the radio, a customer at the
Taco Bell decided to take matters into his own hands and snatched the
radio off the thief and called 911.