11 Lobsters Eaten During Restaurant Break-In

Police in Portland, Maine, accuse a man of breaking into the Portland Lobster Co. They say he went through a rear window, stuffed his pockets with cash and then gobbled up 11 prepared lobsters. He washed it down with a white wine. The Portland Press Herald reports the suspect was apprehended when he was found sleeping on a bench.

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DAVID GREENE, host:

Good morning. Im David Greene with some advice. If you're going to rob a restaurant careful what you eat. According to police in Maine, Paul Bruneau came through a window at the Portland Lobster Company. He allegedly stole some cash then he had dinner - 11 lobsters. Oh, and also some white wine. Finally, he fell asleep on a bench and thats where employees found him. Bruneau went to jail. The restaurant, meanwhile, had to throw away $1,000 worth of food. Thats because the suspect left the fridge open.

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