Shoplifter causes thousands in damage for $30 in steaks

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Shoplifter causes thousands in damage for $30 in steaks

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – An accused shoplifter in Evansville will likely be in more trouble for what he did than what he tried to steal. Police say Patrick Brown caused about ten thousand-dollars damage to the Ruler Foods store in Evansville on Sunday after he was caught trying to steal 30 dollars worth of steak.

Officers say Brown broke store displays and punched holes in the drywall before trying to escape through the ceiling.

Police say Brown did extensive damage inside the ceiling, breaking ducts and damaging wires before he was finally taken to jail.

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