Investigation Ends with Arrest of Underwear Thief

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Kingston Police posted the following report earlier today:

A 65-year-old local man was arrested for being in possession of stolen undergarments.

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On April 12, 2017, Kingston Police Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit executed a Search warrant on an apartment located on Parkway Street. The accused was found within his apartment in possession of numerous stolen female and children’s undergarments.

The items had been taken from the laundry room and victim’s apartments. Tenants of the building had been noticing the thefts over the last few months and contacted Police to investigate.

Some of the incidents were captured on video surveillance which aided the investigation.

The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with break and enter, theft, and possession of stolen property.

Release source: Kingston Police