Man Accused Of Stealing Meat

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

Meat worth $25 has landed a Maple Hill man in jail under a bond set for 100 times that amount.

Alberto James Hill, 25, of Marvin Lane in Maple Hill, was charged Saturday by the Jacksonville Police Department with breaking and entering and felony larceny.

Hill is accused of breaking into a home on Coleman Drive on Oct. 29 and stealing a frozen package of pork chops, ground beef and sausage from the freezer, according to Deputy Police Chief David Shipp.

The meat was valued at $25, according to warrants. Hill's bond was set at $2,500.


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  • by Warren Location: Washington.NC on Dec 29, 2008 at 10:35 PM
    Shoplifting Dog Remains At Large. We are waiting for an update?
  • by VBush Location: MHCY on Dec 29, 2008 at 07:40 PM
    There will be much more of this type of crime in the months and years to come. Wait and see.
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