Man jailed in theft of $1.29 Honey Bun
Updated On: Jan 02 2013 11:09:00 AM EST
An 18-year-old man was jailed in Brevard County after being accused of stuffing a $1.29 Iced Honey Bun down his pants and leaving a store.
Brandon Phillips was arrested on misdemeanor charges of retail petit theft, resisting arrest without violence and resisting in the recovery of merchandise.
According to Palm Bay police, Phillips stuffed the Honey Bun into his sweatpants while he was inside the 7-Eleven at 6405 Minton Road on Dec. 28.
A store manager told police that he witnessed the theft and confronted Phillips, who fled on a bicycle.
Palm Bay police, using a K-9, found Phillips in a wooded lot on Northeast Battersea Avenue and arrested him. Phillips' bike was found nearby, police said.
The Honey Bun was not located.
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