SL Frozen Meat Thief Is Arrested

A frozen meat thief in Soap Lake is now facing charges. Police say a man was making meat deliveries and after leaving an E. Main St. eatery the suspect identified as Austin Rogers was reported to have burglarized the restaurant taking a number of items including the recently-delivered beef. Officers went to Rogers’ home and they say he initially wouldn’t allow them in but his mother who lives with Rogers was advised of what happened and she produced both the stolen meat and her son who was taken into custody.