Parolee Named Kale Shoved Meat, Juice in Pants at Indiana Grocery Store: Cops

An Indiana parolee was charged with shoving packages of meat and cans of V8 juice down his pants at a grocery store, the Times of Northwest Indiana reports.

John Kale, 44, of Hobart, was charged with theft after police said an employee of Strack & Van Til caught him sticking the products in his pants. An employee told the cops there had been issues with meat being stolen from the store recently during the morning shift.

Police arrived at the store, which is located in the 900 block of West Old Ridge Road, and arrested Kale for the alleged meat and juice thefts.

It was not immediately clear what Kale was on parole for at the time of his arrest.

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