WANTED: Richard West
Updated: Friday, March 1 2013, 07:30 AM EST
COLUMBUS – Police continue to search for a boozing burglar who busted into an eastside bar New Year’s day.
Richard West, 30, is accused of breaking into Dreamer’s Lounge on Cleveland Avenue.
Authorities say West was caught on security cameras drinking beer, smashing open the business safe and cash register.
“He helped himself to some alcohol and money,” said Franklin Co. Sheriff Sgt. Bill Duffer.
West is described as African-American, 5’10”, weighs 180 lbs., and has brown eyes and black hair.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.
Reporter: Steve Levine
Web Producer: Kellie Hanna