Police: Hungry man steals food, beer in Daytona Beach

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Police say a 41-year-old man told them he broke into multiple Daytona Beach restaurants because he was hungry.
 
The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports Joel Rodriguez is accused of taking a cake, beer and bags of rice. He was being held in the Volusia County Jail on Friday morning.
 
Officials say Rodriguez also stole nurse uniforms from a medical supply store.
 
He told police he traded the beer for a place to stay in a local crack house. He said he also sold the nurses uniforms.
 
He faces multiples charges.
 
There was no word on whether he has an attorney.