Man Burglarizes Funeral Home for Beauty Products, Released Day Before on Marijuana Charge
SPRING HILL – One day after posting bond for a possession of marijuana charge, a Hernando Beach man is back behind bars after he broke into a local funeral home.
On Wednesday, 29-year-old Aaron Meininger was booked into the Hernando County Jail on charges of possessing marijuana with intent to sell. He was released the following day on a $3,000 bond. (FULL STORY). But Meininger didn’t last long on the street, because Sheriff’s Deputies arrested him again this morning after he broke into the Demarco Family Funeral Home on Commercial Way.
According to officials, Deputies responded to 5399 Commercial Way around 1:15 a.m. this morning, after receiving reports of a burglary in progress.
A witness observed a masked subject going in and out of the funeral home carrying a flashlight and a crowbar.
Deputies arrived on scene and were able to immediately apprehend the suspect, who was later identified and Aaron Meininger.
Adding to the already macabre crime, detectives found that Meininger wasn’t stealing items of great value; instead, they discovered makeup, nail polish, electric clippers, bottles containing soap and formaldehyde powder, and miscellaneous instruments used in funeral preparation, stashed inside his vehicle.
During an interview with detectives, Meininger said that he was “bored” and the he “messed up.” Meininger further advised that he didn’t even know what kind of business he was breaking into and that he would probably just throw the items away.
Meininger is charged with commercial burglary, enhanced by wearing a mask, grand theft, possession of burglary tools.
Meininger is being held without bond due to his previous unresolved charges.
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