LA MESA, Calif. (AP) - Police say they followed a trail of discarded food wrappers to track down four people accused of stealing from a Little League snack bar.
La Mesa Police Sgt. Colin Atwood tells U-T San Diego that police were called late Thursday about noise at the Rolando Little League snack bar in Rolando Park. Atwood says officers followed a trail of empty cookie, chip and Cheetos packages for about two blocks to a home where more snacks were found in a car.
Atwood says officers found more Little League property, including a cash register, inside the home. He says one man, two women and a girl were arrested for investigation of burglary.
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LA MESA (CNS) - A man, two women and a teenage girl were arrested early Friday on suspicion of burglarizing a Little League snack stand at Rolando Park in La Mesa, police said.
A 911 caller reported seeing several people vandalizing the stand at 6600 Vigo Drive just before midnight, according to La Mesa police.
Officers arrived and found the people had already fled, police said in a statement.
While searching the surrounding area, officers found evidence around and in a parked vehicle in the 4600 block of Judson Way. They then checked the residence near which the vehicle was parked and found property belonging to the Rolando Park Little League in a bedroom, police said.
One man was booked into San Diego County Jail; two women were booked into the Las Colinas Women's Jail; and a teenage girl was booked into Juvenile Hall. Police said all four were arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Their names and ages were not immediately released.
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