‘Thirsty thief’ spotted swiping peach tea, knives in NC

Logan Pittman

Logan Pittman

MARION, N.C. (WHNS) — Deputies in a western North Carolina town said they apprehended a burglar at the victim’s home as he was spotted trying to steal a can of tea and some knives.

The victim returned to his Hedgewood Drive home in Marion on May 4 to see the suspect leaving his house, according to McDowell County deputies.

The suspect, identified as Logan Pittman, 26, was arrested at the scene, deputies said.

Deputies said Pittman had stolen three hunting knives and a can of peach tea worth a total of $76. They said the knives were recovered.

Pittman was charged with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny.