Arrest in Wendy’s Burglary

(Press Release) Pensacola, Fla. – Shortly after 2:00 am this morning (June 4, 2012) deputies responded to the Wendy’s Restaurant at 2200 South Hwy 29 in reference to a burglary. Witnesses had seen a white male running from the side of the building towards Kingsfield Road. A perimeter was established and a K9 track was conducted which lead to a residence in the 1600 block of Kingsfield Road. As deputies approached the residence, a white male, identified as eighteen year old Tyler Speer, came out and stated that he was the person they were looking for. Witnesses were brought to the scene and all positively identified Speer as the person seen running from the business. Suspect Speer spontaneously stated to the deputies that the dollar bill in his pocket was from Wendy’s and he would give it back to them. The investigation revealed that suspect Speer had entered the business through the drive – thru window and removed one (1) dollar bill from the charity box for the Dave Thomas foundation. Speer also stated that he stole the dollar because he was thirsty. Speer was charged with Burglary and Petit Theft with a bond of $1,250.