SAN JOSE (KPIX) — A man is behind bars after being arrested within the South Bay last week for tampering with meals at Safeway stores across the state, including placing bleach on eggs, authorities announced Monday.
Forty-eight-yr-previous David Lohr was arrested on Wednesday, February 6, on multiple expenses.
He was taken into custody after Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Deputies stated they acquired stories of a person spreading white powder and hydrogen peroxide on a VTA bus in Sunnyvale.
The bus operator immediately had his passengers get off the bus and waited for authorities to arrive, but the suspect walked away from the scene. VTA sent out a description of the suspect to authorities as well as all bus and practice operators.
Deputies later situated Lohr at a bus stop close to east El Camino Actual and San Antonio Street in Los Altos. They determined Lohr had a felony no-bail warrant out of the Los Angeles FBI office for tampering with and trying to tamper with shopper products
Authorities also found several receipts from space Safeway shops in his pockets.
Deputies carried out comply with-up investigations and spoke with grocery store staff who stated that they had found an empty hydrogen peroxide container and hydrogen peroxide in a rotisserie hen tray in late January.
Video surveillance also showed Lohr pouring bleach on cartons of eggs at the similar store.
Investigators are still making an attempt to determine whether or not those products have been bought to anybody.
Extra details surfaced relating to the suspect’s alleged crimes Monday evening.
The Los Angeles Occasions reported that Lohr had beforehand been accused of pouring bleach into refrigerators and freezers in Los Angeles-area supermarkets containing ice, alcohol and seafood.
In November, Lohr was arrested for pouring peroxide on meals in several Target shops in Arizona. In a bizarre jailhouse telephone call, Lohr informed a reporter at Fox 10 in Phoenix that he was doing it to aim to wash chemical compounds from the meals.
“I did nothing flawed,” Lohr informed Fox 10. “I dedicated no crime. Absolutely no crime.”
Buyers outdoors the Sunnyvale Safeway the place Lohr is accused of tampering with meals questioned about his psychological well being.
“He’s in all probability received another issues happening that he believes this can be a affordable thing to do in all places he can get,” stated shopper Andy Lange. “I hope he gets assist.”
The FBI is on the lookout for anyone else who has been victimized by Lohr. KPIX 5 Safety Analyst Jeff Harp stated Lohr might face extra costs.
“Once the FBI sort of has their claws into one thing like this, gets the U.S. Lawyer’s office on board with pursuing a legal grievance for prosecution, they’re going to go to the top of it they usually’re going to seek out out why this particular person did this,” Harp stated.
Deputies determined that…