DURANT — A man stuffed eight steaks in his pants at a Braum's store and left without paying, but an employee saw him do it and called police.
With the steaks in his pants, the man passed the checkout stands and got into a car to drive away, an employee told police Thursday.
The car struck another vehicle in the parking lot on its way out, police Lt. Carrie Wyrick said in a news release.
The store employee gave police a tag number, and they went to an address on Parkview Drive in Durant where they found the car and eight steaks in a plastic bag in the driveway.
An officer found the bag about three feet away from the car, Wyrick said.
Also in the bag were batteries and men's
Police said James Young Jr., 42, of Durant, initially gave them a false name and birth date, information that just happened to be for a man wanted on traffic and bogus check writing complaints.
Police first arrested Young on that man's warrant and then learned his real name, Wyrick said.
Complaints against Young didn't end there.
The woman who owns the car told police he choked her earlier and had left in her car.
She did not want to pursue charges against him, police reported.
Young, who was "obnoxious and hateful," was taken to the Bryan County jail, the news release states.
The batteries and the underwear found in the bag were traced back to Walmart and were then
Police are reviewing video surveillance from Walmart, Wyrick said.
Young was jailed on complaints of possession of stolen property, false impersonation, obstructing an officer, domestic abuse by strangulation, larceny of merchandise from a retailer, driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.