Did a Bank Robber Eat His Evidence? It Appears So.

According to the Akron Beacon Journal, an Ohio man arrested for allegedly robbing a bank actually consumed the evidence while officers were cuffing him.

A “DashCam” video shows the man munching on a piece of paper while the officers are searching his pockets and handcuffing him on the hood of their police cruiser.

John H. Ford, 35, allegedly handed a note to a bank teller in Streetsboro, Ohio that demanded she hand over some cash.

Ford was pulled over and arrested in Twinsburg, Ohio, where officers searched his pockets and threw their findings on the hood of the car. Later, the note was nowhere to be found, and officers reviewed the footage from the “DashCam.”

In the video, officers said they saw Ford lean over to eat something off the hood of the police car. “He grabbed it in his mouth, just like Pacman,” said Twinsburg patrolman Daniel Biada.

Authorities said a .38-caliber pistol was found in Ford’s vehicle. Ford is also a suspect for bank robberies that took place in Stow and Akron, Ohio.

3 Responses to Did a Bank Robber Eat His Evidence? It Appears So.

  1. Wally says:

    The suspect is guilty of armed robbery because A: he stole money from the bank using force B: and it was later found that he had a gun in is posession.

  2. Wally says:

    this was also an example of spoilation of evidence, where the suspect clearly has destroyed evidence that the police officers had designated as evidence.

  3. Wally says:

    **spoliation, my mistake

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