Manatee, Florida (The Weekly Vice) - James Flenniken, a 48-year-old Manatee man was jailed Monday after he allegedly stole beer, wine, and steaks from a local Walmart because he wanted to impress his date.
According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, Flenniken reportedly went into Walmart around 5:00 p.m. and stole the booze and steaks, worth a total of $79.30. A loss prevention officer who saw Flenniken steal the items stopped him at the door and called authorities.
Without even being questioned, Flenniken allegedly told deputies that he had taken the items to impress a lady-friend that he was set to have a date with that night.
Flennikan was booked into the Manatee County Jail and charged with petit theft-shoplifting. He is currently being held without bond.
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