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Suspected thief meats the end of his crime spree

Before you even ask — we don’t know what kind of meat he took.

Police in Oregon have arrested Barry T. Sanders for allegedly stealing more than $2,500-worth of the stuff from Portland-area Safeways. (Before you even ask – he’s not that Barry Sanders.)

Police say Sanders typically concealed the meat within a shopping cart. He carried out his thefts at least 13 times in the last two months.

Sanders’ next court appearance is scheduled for next week.

As my colleague Ray Frager pointed out, there is only one way to steal meat from a grocery store: