ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office deputies caught a man who allegedly stole watermelons in the Rocky Mount area, officials said in a Facebook post.
When authorities responded to a theft report Friday, they say the suspect was found stuck in a field with a truckload of stolen watermelons.
Michael Anthony Bryant was arrested and charged with misdemeanor larceny, deputies say.
He was given a $500 secured bond and put in the Edgecombe County Detention Center.
No further information has been released.