September 15, 2009
Police: Man stole sauce, tape from boat
Police in Florida said they arrested a man who broke into a house boat and stole a roll of electrical tape and a bottle of Tabasco sauce.
Gainesville police Officer Edward Ratliff said a witness spotted Richard Humphrey, 47, allegedly breaking into a parked house boat at about 4:32 a.m. Monday and told police the suspect fled the area on a bicycle, the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun reported Tuesday.
Police said Humphrey's reasons for allegedly taking the items were unclear. The suspect was arrested on charges of unarmed burglary and petty theft. He was taken to the Alachua County jail.