This past Sunday, an early morning Kmart crew in Jonesboro, Arkansas came to work, only to find a pair of unfamiliar feet sticking out of a back-room cubby hole. The store manager called the local cops, who discovered the man, Robert Pry, was a retail stowaway who'd passed out in the storage area after huffing 16 cans (!) of air duster.
The store manager led the officer to the back room and pointed to a pair of feet sticking out from a cubby hole beneath some stairs.
Landreth said when Pry was “covered in vomit and urine.”
When asked what he was doing inside the store, Pry reportedly said “huffing.”
The night before, Pry came into Kmart before closing and hid. Once the premises were empty, the 21-year-old located the air-duster supply and started huffing, until he passed out underneath the set of stairs. This wasn't his first air-duster binge of the day: Pry went to Kmart because he'd already exhausted the $100-worth of air duster he'd bought at Wal-Mart earlier on Saturday.
Pry reportedly said he took his friend’s truck and drove to the Walmart on Parker Road where he purchased $100 worth of air duster. Officers located the truck on the Kmart parking lot. Inside were several more empty air duster cans.
Pry stated that “he had spent all of his money on air duster and that he wanted more,” Landreth reported. “That is why he was inside Kmart.”
According to the report, Pry said he was “addicted to huffing.”
Pry now faces a litany of charges, including commercial burglary.
[photo via Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office]
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