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Thief drives truck full of stolen beer to taco shop before breaking in to eat some chips

By Mason White 12:21 PM November 11, 2016
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By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of burglary after allegedly driving a truck full of stolen beer and breaking into a taco shop, according to police in Washington.

The Seattle Police Department said that they have arrested the 28-year-old man, who was not identified, after the manager of the taco shop found the thief inside his business.

According to the criminal complaint, the restaurant manager called 911 on Saturday around 7:40 a.m., and reported that he had found a man inside the business when he arrived at work for the day.

Officers responded to the restaurant, which is located in the 6800 block of Green Lake Way North, and spoke to the manager, who pointed out the suspect.

The suspect was sitting in a nearby coffee shop.

When officers arrested the 28-year-old suspect, he allegedly admitted to breaking into the taco shop, saying that was looking for some chips.

Officers also found a stolen truck, which was loaded with beer and lawn furniture. The burglar’s cellphone was found inside the vehicle.

Recently, the 28-year-old suspect had been caught on surveillance cameras breaking into a North Seattle home.