A local man has been arrested for Tuesday’s Rick’s White Light Diner burglary.
Frankfort Police arrested 22-year-old Aarron Lamb of Frankfort on Friday and charged him with third-degree burglary.
Rick Paul, who owns the White Light on Bridge Street, said Saturday he’s relieved the alleged thief has been caught.
“They got most of my stuff back,” Paul said.
Surveillance footage from the diner’s security system caught a man breaking into the White Light and stealing several items late Tuesday night. The thief took electronics, cash, food and beer. Paul thinks the thief may have also made a sandwich, after he discovered grease on a grill and meat missing from a smoker the morning after the burglary.
Maj. Fred Deaton of Frankfort Police said Saturday that tips from several people led to the arrest. Paul put surveillance photos of the thief on the diner’s Facebook page, and Frankfort Crime Stoppers offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
“The public’s cooperation was instrumental in identifying the perpetrator in this arrest,” Deaton said.
Lamb is lodged at Franklin County Regional Jail on a $10,000 cash bond.