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Man Arrested For Opening Beer Inside Kroger

Last updated on Monday, November 11, 2013

(BLOOMINGTON) - A 48-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he entered Kroger and opened a container of beer and started to drink it.

Bloomington Police Department officers were called to the store at 528 South College Avenue at 7:40 a.m. after receiving a report there was a man in the store drinking beer.

Bloomington Lt. John Kovach says when officers arrived they found 48-year-old Steven Weise drinking a Dieselpunk Stout.

Kovach says Weise said that he had no money to pay for the beer.

Weise was arrested and charged with theft.

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