Las Cruces Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Liquor from Store
POSTED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 10:50am
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
LAS CRUCES – Police arrested a Las Cruces man who allegedly broke into a grocery store and stole four bottles of liquor over the weekend.
Police said 19-year-old Daniel Saenz used a hammer to break the glass door of the Albertson's in the 2500 block of N. Main Street around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Investigators said a store employee who was stocking shelves witnessed the burglary and followed Saenz to a nearby house.
The employee then called police, who arrested the suspect.
Saenz is charged with one count of non-residential burglary, a fourth-degree felony.