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Driver Cries After 37,000 Bottles of Beer Are Stolen from His Truck

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That's 9,400 four-packs.


The driver of a truck filled with Miller High Life cried upon discovering that his delivery of 44,000 pounds of beer had been stolen. According to WFTV, driver Van Thomas — who started his own delivery company three weeks ago — was one of several drivers who had their trailer stolen from a rest stop near Orlando, Fla. on Monday night.

Thomas explained to the local news station that after paying for parking at a rest stop, he was shocked to find that his truck was missing the next morning. Though the load was worth approximately $2,200, Thomas told WFTV that he was more concerned with what the incident would mean for his reputation.

"I don't mean to cry about it but I'm just trying to do the best I can and make a better life, said Thomas. "It's just so devastating to me."

Fortunately, the trailer full of "The Champagne of Beer" was found by police in Miami. Detectives are trying to find out if the theft is part of a ring of stolen trailers which include one that was filled with eggs and another that was full of Hershey's chocolate. Go watch the local news story: