Man Makes Beer Stop During Police Chase
Thirsty and on the run? The police can wait a few while you grab a cold one.
A 21-year-old Andrew Fatzinger was caught early Sunday morning looting a home in Lighthouse Point, Florida and vandalizing it with graffiti and mustard. According to the Huffington Post, he’d also been filling a suitcase with laptops, medications, and other electronics. He fled when he spotted police, which turned into a ground and helicopter chase.
A deputy in the helicopter says he watched Fatzinger dart into a second house and come back out with two bottle of beer in hand. Sadly, he didn’t have time to drink them as he later discarded the beverages while trying to get away.
A K-9 eventually cornered the man, but he allegedly punched the dog. He was finally apprehended and charged with burglary, grand theft, striking a police dog, and resisting arrest with violence.
The owner of the pilfered beer bottles is also seeking to press charges.