Shirtless Florida man accused of breaking into restaurant to steal lava cake, cobbler & ice cream

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Lake County deputies said a shirtless Florida man broke into a closed restaurant Thursday and helped himself to some desserts.

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Deputies said a security camera showed John Caster, 42, burglarizing the Red Wing Restaurant in Groveland.


The restaurant’s owner told police that Caster broke into the restaurant through a back porch screen.

Caster had a small dog and a backpack with him as he ate a cobbler dessert out of a pan, an arrest report said.

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Deputies said Caster left the restaurant on a bicycle before being arrested.

Officials said that while searching Caster, they found a stainless-steel pan filled with cobbler, a lava cake and a large tub of vanilla ice cream on his person.

The items stolen from the restaurant were worth almost $200, a report said.

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Deputies said Caster had been arrested for theft several times in the past.

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