Bandit arrested after smashing vehicle into Delco beer store, stealing 2 beers

GLENDOLDEN, Pa. -- Police in Pennsylvania say they have nabbed the thirsty thief who smashed his way into a beer distributor Wednesday morning to steal two cans of Bud Ice.
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Beverage bandit smashes vehicle through Delaware County beer store, steals 2 beers. Maggie Kent reports during Action News at 4:30pm on March 20, 2019.



Officers tracked Earl Zangani down after he called 911 about shortness of breath, the same day as the break-in.

The Glenolden police officer who responded to that call then recognized Zangani as the Newtown Square burglar.

He was arrested after investigators found a smashed Ford Explorer in front of his home complete with a can of Bud Ice on the floor.

They soon discovered he was involved in a similar smash-and-grab at a beer store in Middletown Township back in 2010.

Zangani is now facing a number of charges, including theft and burglary.
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