According to police, a Kentucky man held the best overnight grocery store campout ever in the wee hours of Monday morning. Employees knew that something was up when they found 57 cans of Reddi-Whip brand whipped cream in the store’s trash. The whipped cream cans use nitrous oxide as a propellant, see. Oh, but the festivities didn’t stop there.
Security camera footage showed that the 30-year-old entered the store before closing on Sunday night, then evaded employees until after they locked up for the night. Over the course of the evening, he allegedly depleted the whipped cream cans, then cooked six steaks and some shrimp while drinking beer and smoking cigarettes. Sounds like a great party, except for the part where it all happened inside a grocery store after hours, with stolen merchandise. Police say that he also relieved himself on… himself, and found some fresh clothes to change into.
The local news outlet that reported on this story didn’t share how he cooked the steaks and shrimp: was he operating a gas or charcoal grill indoors, or using something like a George Foreman grill?
Anyway, the party eventually came to an end when the man crawled into the rafters and fell asleep. Employees discovered him that morning. Well, they discovered the 57 cans of whipped cream, then found him.
After the firefighters retrieved him from the rafters, police arrested him and took him into custody. He’s been charged with burglary and criminal mischief.
Man Arrested In Grocery Store After Overnight Stay, Feast [Lexington 18]