Walmart has man arrested for stealing 3-pack of Bud Light worth $7

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We’re not sure if the bigger crime is charging $7 for 72 ounces of Bud Light, or someone stealing it. At any rate, Austin Richards was arrested by Metro Police, charged with theft of merchandise (<$1000) and booked into the Metro Jail.

24-year-old Austin Richards was arrested Thursday and booked into the Metro Jail, charged with theft of merchandise, under $1,000. Security from Walmart called police after they observed him take a 3-pack of Bud Light into a backpack, and pass all points of sale before being detained.

Austin Richards (MNPD)
Austin Richards (MNPD)

Metro Police say he did not qualify for a citation due to two prior failure to appears, and one prior failure to be booked on a citation. A night court magistrate freed him on pre-trial release.

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