DELAWARE STATE POLICE BEAT: Employees nab dirtbag Titus Rodriquez red-handed stealing their tip jar from a restaurant
DOVER, DEL. – Take a group of hard-working employees who show up to work each day to earn a paycheck and hopefully a few tips left from customers and add to the mix, a bum who decided to skip washing dishes or any gainful employment who decided to make off with the tip jar of a busy Dover eatery and the result is one bozo behind bars.
The Delaware State Police report that when Titus A. Rodriquez attempted to abscond with the tip jar which was on the counter of the Pizzeria and Taqueria Porta Bella Restaurant in the Rodney Village Shopping Center he was pursued and captured by the employees to whom the tips belonged.
The employees held the dirtbag and called 911 and turned over the alleged tip taker to the cops.
The Delaware State Police arrested the 36-year-old Dover man on Nov. 17, 2018.
The incident took place at Pizzeria and Taqueria Porta Bella restaurant located at 1618 South Governors Avenue, Rodney Village Shopping Center, Dover, Delaware.
Police say that the dirtbag approached the front register and reached his hand around the counter to grab the tip jar while the employees were busy.
The money was recovered, and no injuries were reported by the employees. It was also determined by police that this same suspect was the one who attempted to steal the tip jar on November 14, 2018.
The suspect, Titus A. Rodriguez, 46, of Dover, was arrested and taken into custody with the assistance of the brave employees of the restaurant. Titus A. Rodriguez was charged by the Delaware State Police with Attempted Robbery 2nd Degree and Attempted to Commit Theft. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Magistrate Court 7 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $4,000.00 secured bond. He also had an active capias for Failure to Appear on another Robbery case investigated by the Dover Police Department with a $5,000.00 cash bond.