Police: Off the Hookah alcohol thief caught with bottles of booze

Posted at 3:41 PM, Mar 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-13 18:45:46-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- Richmond police said they have arrested the man captured in surveillance video drinking and stealing bottles of alcohol from a Smith, Larry L. 031014Richmond nightclub over the weekend.

It happened at the Off the Hookah club late Sunday night.

Police said 45-year-old Larry Smith, of the 1700 block of Bellevue Avenue, was arrested five hours after the break-in on South 14th Street.

Detectives said that Smith was holding one of the stolen bottles with the pour spout intact when he was arrested.

Police said the video helped them track him down.