Joshua T. Adkins, 34, of 10508 Township Road 84, Lakeview, was charged Saturday with theft and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Around 12:10 p.m., he took a bottle of vodka and snacks from Village Pantry, 1138 N. Main St., without paying for the items valued at more than $20.
He was a passenger in a vehicle and the driver and other passenger did not know he entered the business to steal.
The officer observed the suspect drinking from a bottle as he sat in the vehicle.
He was arrested and lodged in the Logan County Jail.
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