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Doing Time For Stealing Piddle

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With the profusion of tasty handcrafted beers in the Northwest, it's getting to the point where it's hard not to be a least somewhat of a beer snob. That said, there are some people who will always prefer Keystone Light. Primary among them: Frat brothers and people who aren't actually old enough drink. But is it really feasible that either of those demographics like that extra-smooth swill so much, they'd do time for it?

Apparently, yes. Samuel Samudio, a 17-year-old high school student at Wood River High School, has been charged with robbery by force or fear, kidnapping and assault after he allegedly used a shotgun to steal a 12-pack of beer. According to a story in the Idaho Mountain Express, a suspect dressed in black clothing and wearing a bandana approached two employees at the Veltex Market in Ketchum at 4:40 on Saturday morning. He tried to herd the employees into the store, but one fled. The suspect forced the other inside, grabbed a 12-pack and fled on foot. The gun and the beer were recovered near the scene, and police say drugs were apparently involved. With the gun potentially added in at sentencing, Samudio could face a maximum of life in prison.