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Police Say Sam's Club Snickers Thief Caught 'Brown Handed'

A Macomb Township man was captured on camera five separate times unwrapping Snickers candy bars at Sam's Club and eating them in the store, police say.

OUTSIDE DETROIT, MI -- A 65-year-old man faces larceny charges after police say on multiple occasions he unwrapped Snickers chocolate bars at a local and ate the candy while he shopped.

The Macomb Township man, whose name has not been released pending arraignment on larceny charges, was caught on camera unwrapping the chocolate multipacks on five occasions in the past month, according to Utica police. 

Since the man allegedly unwrapped multipacks at the discount store in in Utica that can no longer be sold, Sam's Club estimates it has lost $116 in merchandise.

The man also faces charges of malicious destruction of property.

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Al Basil Sr August 01, 2012 at 11:33 AM
I love Snickers, and shop a Sam's Club often, but it wasn't me.
Jenny Whalen (Editor) August 01, 2012 at 12:25 PM
Glad to hear it.
Frank Cusumano August 01, 2012 at 06:28 PM
He should have eaten the 100 Grand Bar (formerly known as the $100,000 Bar). Its slogan is "That's Rich!" Keep up the good work Jenny, most people I know are getting their local news here.
Dios Thunders August 01, 2012 at 08:34 PM
Frank I agree 100 grand bars there good or at least Mars Midnight bars I think this is so funny caught "brown handed" what about all the grapes and cherries he has sampled? Dose he hit Deli counters in markets and order 1./2 lb of this or that and eat it up in the stores I think as a young man he read ABBIE HOFFAM's book STEALTHIS BOOK this is one suggestion on how to survive and getting free food besides dumpsters and out right stealing sewing in fake pockets got an old copy at a garage sale PAID for it though...never been to SAMS club just feel its full of gallon size jars of mustard and the like
Jenny Whalen (Editor) August 01, 2012 at 08:59 PM
Frank, you have made my day!
Mike August 01, 2012 at 09:28 PM
You know, If your going to take a chance on getting caught for stealing something........ For God's Sake! ....... Steal Big! These days, there are cameras everywhere. Only the foolish would proceed without considering the fact.

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