A mas was arrested on Thursday after Killeen police said he broke into a Dollar General to steal packets of cigarettes and two boxes of liquor.
According to the arrest affidavit, a police officer arrived at Dollar General, 1405 S. Fort Hood St., on March 17 and found that the store’s glass front door had been shattered by a stone the size of a stone. a fist that was found on the floor inside the store. .
Speaking to the officer, the store manager showed the officer surveillance footage of the burglary in which a young white male with hand tattoos and a cigarette sticking out of his mouth picked up a stone and threw her through the door. This man would later be identified as Joshua Proffitt, according to the affidavit.
Proffitt walked through the door and stole cigarettes from behind the counter and walked out with two boxes of booze, according to the affidavit.
Two days later, the manager saw Proffitt in the Dollar General area.
An officer arrested Proffitt and noted that, just like in the surveillance footage, Proffitt had hand tattoos and a cigarette sticking out of his mouth.
The officer asked Proffitt if he knew about the burglary, which Proffitt admitted to breaking into the store to steal cigarettes and beers.
He wrote and signed a formal confession, according to the affidavit.
Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke placed Proffitt’s bond at $55,000.