Police: Man found smuggling 15 packages of meat in his pants

Police: Man found smuggling 15 packages of meat in his pants
Packages of meat found at the scene. Source: Laurel police
Packages of meat found at the scene. Source: Laurel police

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man has been charged with a misdemeanor after he was caught smuggling 15 packages of meat in his pants from a grocery store, according to Laurel police.

Gerald Roberts, 57, was spotted by an LPD officer who said he was "acting strangely," according to police.

After approaching him, the police officer said $191 worth of meat was found in his pants and in his truck.

The incident happened at the Piggly Wiggly on 16th Avenue Thursday around noon.