AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) - Talk about leaving a paper trail.
A 51-year-old shopper at an East Austin grocery was arrested on Friday after trying to whiz past a security officer. But the officer managed to stall the man long enough to discover that his backpack was flush with bathroom tissue.
According to a police affidavit released Monday, the H-E-B at 2701 E. Seventh St. had rolled out a plan to wipe out restroom theft by placing electronic detection devices on the toilet paper.
The security officer called police, who arrested the man, who now faces a state jail felony charge. And because the suspect has a prior record, he could be sent back to the can.
If the fee was enacted as planned in the New Starts application, the expected $555 million in revenue would almost double the amount of taxes and fees motorists currently pay to the state through gas taxes
Ronald Nored, guard for the Butler University basketball teams that went to back-to-back Final Fours in the NCAA Tournament, has already landed his first coaching gig. The former Bulldog will lead the Brownsburg High School Bulldogs.
The university announced Blue III, also known as Trip, on Thursday. He was born Dec. 23 in Indiana. The university's current live mascot, Blue II, remains with the school.