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The shirtless suspect hung his head in apparent defeat — his eyes gazing downward on his dirty American flag shorts and loosely tied sneakers.

For a few minutes Thursday, Matthew Hermsmeyer had helmed his own booze cruise of sorts, when he allegedly stole a Coors beer truck in Santa Rosa.

But the 46-year-old transient’s joy ride didn’t last long.

In a Facebook post headlined “Beer (Truck) Bandit Busted” by Santa Rosa police, authorities say that Hermsmeyer ditched the stolen suds soon after he absconded with them.

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