Pennsylvania Police Nab Alleged Panty Thief

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WEST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (UPI) — A man has been arrested in the theft of women’s underwear from apartment complex washing machines in Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey A. Lloyd, 44, of Bridgeton, N.J., was charged Friday on counts of theft and receiving stolen property. He was taken into custody by members of the West Goshen Police Department and the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department, who responded to a suspicious person call at an apartment building.

He allegedly had 12 items of women’s underwear concealed on him that police determined were taken from the laundry area of the apartments.

The arrest came after months of reports, beginning in November 2011, of women’s panties missing from coin-operated laundry machines in area apartment buildings, police said.

Friday the management of the Goshen Manor Apartments observed on surveillance equipment a man later identified as Lloyd acting suspiciously in the apartment complex and called police, The News of Cumberland County reported Tuesday.

Lloyd was arraigned in Pennsylvania Magisterial District 15-4-04 by Judge Matthew Seavey. Bail was set at $5,000.

 

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