A 31-year-old Florida transient who stole candy from Walmart was released from Douglas County jail after four days when authorities were unable to prove that he threatened a store security guard with a boxcutter.
John J. Snyder pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor theft and the state dismissed a charge of drawing a deadly weapon in a threatening manner.
"I stole some candy from the Walmart," Snyder said.
Prosecutor Maria Pence said Snyder was seen eating the candy at the store on Oct. 14 and left without paying.
He said he took a boxcutter out of his belt and held it …