Man seen breaking into freezer arrested within 5 minutes, police say

Man seen breaking into freezer arrested within 5 minutes, police say
(Snohomish PD)

SNOHOMISH, Wash. — A man seen on camera breaking into a freezer at a Snohomish restaurant was arrested five minutes after officers were dispatched, according to the Snohomish Police Department.

Officers were called to the Blazing Onion for a burglary in progress at 7:13 a.m. Saturday. Deputies arrived, and within minutes found the man as he was trying to leave the Snohomish Station on a bicycle.

Police said he was immediately identified as being the same person who was seen on camera at the restaurant two days before.

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Photos from the scene showed the man had taken large bags of potato chips and cheese puffs, along with two large tubs of possible ice cream and a box of frozen food.

The 31-year-old was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail.