• ‘Unhappy hour' for beer thieves after cop pulls into Orlando WAWA

    By: Kelly Healey

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - An Orlando police officer was in the right place at the right time. 

    Beer thieves were arrested early Tuesday after an officer pulled into an Orlando WAWA and was flagged down by an employee just as the culprits were pulled out of the parking lot, police said.

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    As the officer attempted to stop the car, the driver missed a turn and crashed into a tree at the intersection of Danube Way and South Semoran Boulevard, police said.

    A man was shocked with a Taser as he tried to run from the officer. Police said they found two cases of Corona Light that was stolen from WAWA by a woman who was in the car.

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    The woman and the man were arrested. Another woman who was in the car was released. 

    The names of those involved have not been released.

    Beer thieves were arrested early Tuesday after an officer pulling into an Orlando WAWA was flagged down by an employee just as the culprits were pulling out of the parking lot, police said.

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