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Police: Shopper arrested with live lobsters in shorts

Nathan Hardy. Photo source: D'Iberville Police Dept. Nathan Hardy. Photo source: D'Iberville Police Dept.

UPDATE: D'Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne tells WLOX that his investigator wrote incorrect information in his report. The two lobsters reportedly in the suspect's shorts were lobster TAILS.


D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - D'Iberville Police arrested a man at Winn Dixie Tuesday who they say was trying to leave the store with two live lobsters in his shorts, among other meat products.

Nathan Hardy, 35, is accused of shoplifting. Store employees said he tried to walk out of the grocery store without paying for items that he had stuffed into his pockets. Those items included two live lobsters in his front pockets, two bags of jumbo shrimp, and a pork loin, which was stuffed into his waist band.

When officers arrived at the store, they said Hardy tried to run, but fell. He was arrested and was taken to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

If you have any information regarding this incident or any other crime, please contact the D'Iberville Police Department at 228-396-4252 or Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898 or  www.crimestoppers.com.

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