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Jason Puckett, booking photo courtesy Volusia County Florida

Jason Puckett, booking photo courtesy Volusia County Florida

DELAND, Florida —  A Florida man is under arrest after police say he tried to steal more than 6 pounds of cow tongue by hiding it in his pants.

Jason Puckett, 44, was arrested over the weekend in Volusia County reported MyNews13.com.

Police told WKMG-TV Puckett went into the cooler at the local Walmart, put the cow tongue down his pants and tried to walk out of the store before being stopped by a security guard.

Police said when they arrived they actually found two beef tongues stuffed into Puckett’s pants.

He has been arrested and charged with theft.

The value of the combined tongues?  $35.35.

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2 comments

  • Kenneth Briggs

    you mean that walmart has walk in coolers for people to just walk in and crab what meats they want ? oh well just keep it for him after he gets out of jail next years he can pay for the stuff then but maybe he had his money frooze to his pants and could not get his money .