Larry Dressendorfer: Terrible Bike Bandit, Terrific Mugshot Poser
Photo courtesy FBSO Larry Dressendorfer: It's a GREAT day to get a mugshot!!
There they found an irate man collecting some belongings that had just been taken from his house. The man told police he had seen a bearded, wild-haired, dentally-challenged guy take this stuff from his home a couple of blocks away and ride off on his bike.
A low-speed chase ensured, with the the victim following the bedraggled bicyclist to this parking lot. In the ensuing confrontation, the cyclist, now identified as 53-year-old Larry Dressendorfer, dropped some of the loot and took off again.
Acting on the victim's information, Officer Hicks pursued and found Dressendorfer hiding behind a tree nearby -- with some of the victim's things still concealed on his person or in his bike's baskets.
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Dressendorfer, whose Harris County rap sheet includes two felony drug convictions and another for misdemeanor theft, was arrested and transported a couple of blocks down the street to the Fort Bend County Jail. No word on whether Rosita's is providing his bail bond.
While he is charged with felony burglary of a habitation, his stands as one of the happier mug shots we've seen. Maybe he's just happy to be getting out of the heat for a while, even if he has to go to jail.
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