Finally, we can all rest. The thief has been caught. You can crap in McDonald’s with peace of mind now.
“AP) – Jacksonville authorities have for weeks been looking for a suspect behind a rash of toilet flusher thefts at area businesses.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reports that it received calls Oct. 27 from business owners reporting stolen toilet flushers, which can cost from $300-$800.”
On Nov. 4, a McDonald’s restaurant employee reported its commode flusher had been taken, and investigators obtained surveillance video from the restaurant.
A police officer identified a subject in the video from a previous arrest.
The sheriff’s office on Friday said they found their flusher thief: 24-year-old James Ton.
Officers say Ton was arrested at a metal recycler, trying to unload his commode booty.”