Man Steals Cakes With His Face Printed Right On Them, Police Say
A man from Lancaster, Pennsylvania is wanted by police after walking off without paying for the cakes he had ordered.
The 24-year-old suspect, named Daquai Anthony Jackson, is accused of stealing the cakes from Weis Markets located at 1204 Millersville Pike in Lancaster on May 28th, 2023.
Apparently, Daquai Anthony Jackson ordered the cakes online and had his face printed on them but never paid for them online prior to coming to the store to pick them up, according to the police release.
"A witness confirmed that the person who ordered the cake was the same person pictured in the photos that were printed on the cake," the police explained. "This witness also said that payment was not made online for the bakery items."
Jackson came to the store, picked up the cakes, "he walked through the store and selected four canned products, two candles, a small package of cupcakes, and a box of chips. He proceeded to the self-checkout and scans the small box of cupcakes and the box of chips. A payment of $12.99 is made."
The cakes weren't ever scanned or paid for, valued at $90.40.
Jackson was identified through the photos submitted for the cakes being matched to the security footage, according to the police.
Daquai Anthony Jackson has a criminal history of retail theft, stemming from a 2021 retail theft, where he's now banned from all Target stores in Berks County.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts can call the Manheim Township Police Department at 717-569-6401.
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