Video of Jameis Winston Stealing Crab Legs Released

Last month, FSU star quarterback and Heisman winner Jameis Winston was accused of stealing crab legs from a Tallahassee Publix.

Surveillance video of the theft was released Thursday.

And, from what one can glean from the video, turns out Winston is not entirely a savvy thief.

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The video shows Jameis walking around the Publix, taking what police say was $37 worth of crab legs and then casually strolling out of the supermarket like it was Free Stuff for Heisman Winners Day.

Late last year, Winston was the focus of accusations by a Tallahassee woman that he had raped her.

In November, authorities revealed that DNA that matched the FSU star quarterback had been found in a sample taken from the underwear of his accuser.

But in December, State Attorney Willie Meggs announced that Winston wouldn't be charged. An investigative report by the New York Times this month revealed that the Winston sexual assault case may have been compromised by the botched efforts of the Tallahassee Police Department.

As for Winston's crab-legs fiasco, according to the Leon County Sheriff's Office incident report, Winston went to the seafood counter and ordered three pounds of crab legs and one pound of crawfish with Cajun seasoning.

He then walked to the front of the store with the unpaid crab legs. There he saw a police officer and allowed the cop to pass him by so as not to be seen. Winston then walked out of the store without paying for the crab legs.

Winston was cited and ordered to perform community service for ganking some crab legs.

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