Fried Chicken Burglary Suspect Caught With Frozen Meat
CLEWISTON, FL. -- On Thursday, December 6, 2012 in the early morning hours, Deputies in the Clewiston area were notified of a possible burglary in progress at the Dixie Fried Chicken located at 728 E. Sugarland Highway, Clewiston, Florida.
A Hendry County Deputy witnessed two individuals, one later identified as 24 year old Douglas Scott Shelton acting suspiciously in the area of the restaurant. A few moments later, the deputy witnessed Shelton exiting the rear of the restaurant with what appeared to be a black plastic bag. Shelton was immediately taken into custody.
Deputies recovered a black plastic bag with several pounds of frozen meat inside.
Shelton was arrested on charges of Burglary, Grand Theft, Criminal Mischief and Loitering and Prowling. Shelton is currently in the Hendry County Jail on $32,500.00.