Suspect arrested in Bonita Springs KFC grand theft investigation

A Lee County man was arrested Monday concerning a grand theft at a KFC in Bonita Springs, though he claims he meant to return the property. Accordi...

December 2, 2022
9:44 PM

A Lee County man was arrested Monday concerning a grand theft at a KFC in Bonita Springs, though he claims he meant to return the property. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office,  Jose Erineo Rodriguez, 45, gave a deputy a black backpack to turn in. Rodriguez said his friend called him after seeing him on the news. Rodriguez showed LCSO the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers video of the incident, where he identified himself. Rodriguez explained that he was at KFC with his girlfriend. As they were leaving, he observed a black backpack in the booth.

Joey Pellegrino