Man Posing As Beto Worker Arrested For Breaking Into A Home, Stealing A Popsicle

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 27: Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) speaks at his first California campaign rally, held at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, on April 27, 20... LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 27: Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) speaks at his first California campaign rally, held at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, on April 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The rally was his first on a four-day campaign swing through the state which will also see stops in San Francisco and San Diego. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 30, 2019 8:24 a.m.

A man masquerading as a Beto O’Rourke campaign worker was arrested for breaking into a home in Austin and stealing a popsicle.

According to the Austin-American Statesman, James Bradford Gibbon II was clad in Beto merch and slurping his frozen confection when a woman walked in on him lounging in her kitchen. Her son called 911.

While making the rounds and clutching the melting treat, Gibbon allegedly riffled through a wallet and briefcase and tried to break into an iPad.

He has been charged with burglary of a residence, a second-degree felony. The O’Rourke campaign confirmed that Gibbon was never in its employ.

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