Unable to locate the bathroom at a 7-Eleven, a Florida man opted instead to relieve himself in the store’s walk-in cooler, where six cases of beer were allegedly defiled.
According to police, Daniel Colon, 46, entered the Treasure Island convenience store at around 7:30pm on Saturday looking for a bathroom. When that search failed, Colon opened a door marked “Employees Only,” a criminal complaint alleges.
He then entered what turned out to be the 7-Eleven’s walk-in cooler.
Colon then began urinating on “several cases of beer.” A store employee who had spotted Colon entering the cooler confronted him and told him to stop. Colon then left the store and drove away.
Colon, officers reported, “urinated over 6 cases of Busch Light,” causing the store a loss of nearly $100.
Colon was subsequently arrested after his vehicle was pulled over by police searching for the 7-Eleven suspect. In addition to criminal mischief and burglary charges stemming from the cooler urination, Colon was also charged with drunk driving.
After being read his rights, Colon reportedly told police he “could not find the bathroom so he entered the walk-in cooler.”
Colon, a Tampa resident, is locked up in lieu of $3,250 bond.