Brandy Investigates Beer Theft

 A report of someone stealing beer from a beer truck dispatched Laurens City Police to a store at 700 Fleming Street at 12:16 yesterday afternoon. Lt. Brandy Anderson spoke with an employee of Budweiser of Spartanburg who indicated that a man had taken three cases of Bush from the back of his delivery truck. The thief reportedly dropped one of the cases as he fled the scene. Lt. Anderson also learned of a gray compact vehicle with tinted windows which is believed to be the vehicle the subject was riding in. The vehicle sped away as the Budweiser truck operator ran behind it. Lt. Brandy Anderson was able to view the incident from video surveillance. A copy of the video of the crime was made for use investigating the beer theft. Value of the stolen brew was listed at $31.