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Cheetos Residue Helps Police Crack Burglary Case

A recent burglary investigation in Oklahoma proved "it ain't easy being cheesy."

The Tulsa Police Department announced they were able to successfully locate a burglary suspect through Cheetos residue in a post shared on their official Facebook account Monday (March 1).

Sharon Carr was charged with first degree burglary in connection to an incident near 67th and South Sheridan last Friday (February 28.)

The department received a call about the burglary at around 8:00 p.m. The female victim said another woman broke in through a window of a house while she and two small children were inside.

The suspect, later identified as Carr, had pried the screen off a window using a board and got inside, but left before stealing anything or causing harm to the people inside.

Officers located a bag of Cheetos and bottle of water on the floor near the open window, which they believed was dropped by the burglary suspect.

Police said the victim identified Carr as the suspect after seeing her and Carr was further linked to the crime when officers noticed Cheeto residue on her teeth. Tulsa Police reiterated in the post that Carr was arrested, but has not yet been convicted and the case is ongoing.

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