Man arrested for grocery store thefts
A 38-year-old Miami, Florida man was arrested Monday near the Tradewinds Plaza Publix in Key Largo following the theft of a large amount of meat, beer, and other items.
The Sheriff’s Office found Roberto Jesus Machado at a bus stop in possession of the items near Publix at approximately 12:30 p.m. where he admitted to the theft.
He will face additional theft charges in Monroe County for previous grocery store-related thefts in which hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise was also stolen.
Machado had warrants out of Miami-Dade County for grand theft and violation of probation.[livemarket market_name="KONK Life LiveMarket" limit=3 category=“” show_signup=0 show_more=0]