Beverage burglars learn stealing 3.2 beer doesn't add up

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Crime doesn't pay -- especially when you're stealing 3.2 percent beer.

Dominic Lujan and Demetrio Rivera were thirsting for adult beverages and not acting like adults -- so at 5:30 a.m. one recent morning, they hatched a brilliant plan to rob the local Loaf 'N Jug.

Since options are limited during early morning alcohol heists, they decided to travel light by snagging Bud Light, three 18-packs worth. The convenience store clerk, the last line of defense, reportedly got canned in the head with one of the 18-packs before the Bud-loving bunglers took off.

According to the Pueblo Chieftain, Pueblo police officer Ronnie Nash rushed to the scene, and found the pair walking along the street. After a foot chase -- during which two of the 18-packs were left behind -- he cornered them inside a home. The beverage burglars were captured without further incident and remanded to the Pueblo County Jail.

Where their love for the "King of Beers" could be replaced by the love of cellmates.


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