Store workers recognize stolen meat

March 2, 2011 at 3:30 AM

SACRAMENTO, March 2 (UPI) -- Police in California said they arrested a man who allegedly tried to sell meat to employees of the store where the meat had been stolen.

Sacramento police said the suspect, David Jones, 45, approached two people in a bar Sunday and tried to sell them meat stolen from the store where the two both work, The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday.

The employees, who the man apparently did not know were store workers, called police to the bar, department activity logs said.

Jones was arrested and charged with possessing stolen property and a parole violation.

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