POLICE: Cool Thief Caught Red-Handed

You might want to call it a cool heist, with police saying they caught the burglar red-handed.

Goldsboro police have charged a teenage with stealing large amounts of various types of ice cream.

Police on patrol early Tuesday morning noticed Jodeci Rivers walking down North George Street with an extremely large black bag on his back.

They soon discovered that someone had just broken into three ice cream trucks at the Pet Milk and Ice Cream Company, which was about two miles away.

The 16-year-old is charged with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after B&E, possession of stolen goods and possession of burglary tools. He's in the Wayne County jail on a cool $17,500 bond.

The ice cream company told police the melting ice cream could not be saved.


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  • by paul Location: kinston on May 28, 2009 at 06:48 AM
    someone please let "what's up with Paul" know website is not spelled webiste and you don't have to read my posts if you choose not to ,however you will be depriving yourself knowledge that you need.
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on May 27, 2009 at 10:37 AM
    Over Ice Cream? WHAT? Can somebody get more dumb than this? I mean this is asinine. I bet this would pass for John Boy & Billy's dumb crook news LOL.
  • by Cindi Location: Simpson on May 27, 2009 at 09:16 AM
    WITN,are you sure you have the correct picture up?This picture looks closer to a female.Not a pretty one but a female.
  • by What's up with Paul? Location: E-NC on May 27, 2009 at 09:14 AM
    Somebody better let Paul from Kinston know that he doesn't have to visit the WITN webiste, he chooses to do so. Sheesh?! Get a life man...
  • by Anonymous on May 27, 2009 at 08:43 AM
    Haha how sad do you really have to be? What was he going to do with it? It was already melted I'm guessing if he was 20 miles away and had it in a BLACK bag outside. Haha I'm curious. . .
  • by paul Location: kinston on May 26, 2009 at 07:21 PM
    paul,please explain how I would know whether I like an article without reading it.I suppose you could get others to form an opinion for you,I choose to think for myself!Try it you may like it.This does not constitute news when there are young men and women being shot at ,houses being foreclosed,and most important of all Summer time is here.The person is presumed innocent,evidence to the contrary not withstanding.
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on May 26, 2009 at 06:57 PM
    He is a typical inhabitant of the area around where the ice cream trucks are parked. A lot of the crowd there would steal the pennies off a dead mans eyes.
  • by Jeff Location: Winterville on May 26, 2009 at 05:15 PM
    This kid needs to be in school. He steals icecream in the heat of summer and stashes it in a BLACK bag. What a moron. He probably did hundreds of dollars worth of damage to the truck to steal $20 worth of icecream that is now useless. I don't know what to think about this kid. He ain't too bright.
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on May 26, 2009 at 04:50 PM
    This dude is really smart. His next crime will be counterfeiting pennys.
  • by Ha Ha Location: Greenville on May 26, 2009 at 02:59 PM
    Did anyone care that the ice cream couldn't be saved. Who would of wanted it???
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