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Temple police search for alleged meat thief

Temple meat thief suspect
Posted at 10:31 AM, Sep 20, 2023

TEMPLE, Texas — Authorities need your help identifying an alleged meat thief last seen leaving a Temple Walmart with a shopping cart loaded with brisket.

Temple police said the suspect was recorded on surveillance cameras on September 6 rolling the loot out of the store on S. 31st Street.

Temple police said this isn't the first case involving meat thievery recently. In fact, two women were arrested and charged in connection with stealing a cart full of meat worth $2,000 last year at a nearby H-E-B.

The Walmart heist of six briskets totaled $230.04, according to Temple police.

Police ask those with information to contact them at 254-258-5500, or you can call Bell County Crime Stoppers to help solve this meat caper at 254-526-8477. Calls to Crime Stoppers can be anonymous if you so choose.