Meat­ball thief caught red faced

The Republican Herald - - NEWS -

HAZLETON (AP) — Po­lice said a damn­ing clue led to the ar­rest of a man charged with steal­ing a pot of meat­balls — red sauce smeared on his face and clothes.

Au­thor­i­ties in Luzerne County have charged Leah­man Glenn Robert Pot­ter, 48, with bur­glary, crim­i­nal tres­pass and theft for al­legedly swip­ing a pot of meat­balls from a man’s garage on Mon­day.

Po­lice said the vic­tim re­ported his meat­balls miss­ing and told of­fi­cers at around 2:30 p.m. Mon­day that he saw Pot­ter stand­ing in front of his house with red sauce on his face and clothes.

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