Crisco theft, Florida: 36,000 pounds of grease nabbed in St. Pete.

36,000 Pounds of Crisco Were Stolen This Weekend In, Yes, Florida

36,000 Pounds of Crisco Were Stolen This Weekend In, Yes, Florida

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Oct. 13 2014 2:05 PM

36,000 Pounds of Crisco Were Stolen This Weekend In, Yes, Florida

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Shortening heist!

Warner Bros.

18 tons of Crisco vegetable shortening have gone missing in St. Petersburg, Florida. From the Tampa Bay Times:

A semitrailer truck stolen Sunday morning from a towing company was carrying approximately 36,000 pounds of Crisco sticks destined for delivery to a Publix distribution center in Lakeland, according to St. Petersburg Police Department reports.
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Authorities say citizens should report any sightings of someone trying to sneak out of Florida with 18 tons of Crisco stuffed into a trenchcoat.