(NBCMiami.com) -- An armed robber held up a Miami Gardens gas station, dropped
his loot in front of the store and was caught on surveillance camera trying to
gather everything before police caught him.
Johnny Love, 19, robbed a Shell Gas Station at 17080 northwest
7th Avenue early Thanksgiving Day, police said. He faces a charge of armed
He helped himself to gum, taking handfuls, and then he took
beer, authorities said.
Detectives said he packed several bags full, but when he got
outside, the bags broke, spilling the beers on the ground. He slowly began to
pick them up, breaking some of them. He seemed oblivious to the officer standing
right in front of him. But when he saw him, he took off running. but was caught
"It's not surprising, but it's horrible. It's holiday, time for
good cheer not for misery," said gas station owner Alex Wilkie.