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Police: Popeye's Chicken burglar arrested

Posted at 10:13 PM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-19 23:13:51-05

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Port St. Lucie police have arrested a suspect they say burglarized a Popeye's Chicken restaurant back in September.

On Sept. 2, at approximately 11:25 a.m., the suspect, 27-year-old Rodney King Frazier of Port St. Lucie, entered the Popeye's Chicken restaurant located at 190 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd., approached the cash register, placed a chair under the surveillance camera and sprayed the camera lens. He stole cash, multiple cases of chicken, bags of chicken and a tray of chicken.

Police say there were no signs of a forced entry.

According to a news release, Frazier was identified on November 27 and wanted on several charges.

On Dec. 12, Frazier was arrested and charged with burglary of a structure during state of emergency, grand theft, preventing obstructing extinguishment of fire and criminal mischief.

He is currently booked at the St. Lucie County Jail on a 28,500 dollar bond.