Man Spotted Breaking into Coke Machine
LIBERTY, January 2, 2015 - Around 4:30 AM on New Year’s Day a resident at the motel on US 90 near FM 563 called the Liberty Police Department and reported that a young, black, male was attempting to break into the coke machine.
Corporal Frank Longoria responded to the call and found the man hiding around a corner at the motel. The man took off running around the motel and was attempting to jump a fence when an assisting Sheriff’s Deputy used a taser on the man.
An ambulance was summoned to the scene to remove the taser prongs.
Found inside the man’s Chevy vehicle was Xanax tablets, a green leafy substance thought to be marijuana and a stack of one dollar bills in the passenger seat.
The man was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary of a Coin Operated Machine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, penalty group 3 and Possession of Marijuana and transported to the Liberty County Jail.