Jameis Winston says he just made a young mistake by not paying for his crab legs, crawfish and butter from Publix last week. The police report paints a different story. From the Leon County Sheriff’s Office:
As he was leaving the store, Winston appeared to pause in front of a Leon County deputy who was working in-store security detail at the time. The pause, the incident report said, appeared to be an attempt to avoid walking in front of the deputy. He said Winston then walked behind the deputy, past all registers and out of the store. A Publix employee told deputies he noticed Winston walk out of the store and assumed he hadn’t paid for his purchase since he didn’t have a grocery bag. He and his manager watched Winston walk out of the store because they thought he was grabbing a shopping cart. They soon realized Winston walked out without paying when he didn’t return.
The seafood clerk who took Winston’s order said the Heisman-winner regularly visits the store and that he gave Winston a bar code price tag on the seafood before he left the counter, the incident report said.
Jameis did get the crab legs with Old Bay seasoning so at least he got that right. I’m sure Jameis wants this story to die but it just seems to get new legs everyday. The season can’t get here fast enough for the Heisman winner.