PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected burglar was arrested after returning to a crash scene to retrieve a bottle of iced tea, fearing it would be used as evidence.
Local media outlets report 23-year-old Bryan Lindon is charged with burglary of an unoccupied residence and grand theft.
Authorities say Lindon and another person are suspected of breaking into a Cooper City home Tuesday morning, then trying to break into another residence in
Police arrested the 17-year-old suspect in Pembroke Pines, but say Lindon fled in a stolen car and crashed into a truck in West Park.
Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Gina Carter says Lindon was arrested after returning to the scene for the tea, which she says Lindon probably thought was DNA evidence.
It’s unclear whether he has an attorney.