ALTOONA, PENNSYLVANIA (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a repeat shoplifter has been caught with his pants up – but full of raspberry cookies.
The Altoona Mirror reports 47-year-old James Kaylor faces a preliminary hearing Sept. 23 based on his most recent arrest.READ MORE: 'Both Benefit And Hazard': California Braces For Arrival Of Atmospheric River On Sunday
Kaylor, who has six previous retail theft arrests and four convictions, was checking out at Martins Food Store in Altoona when a clerk told police Kaylor had shoved something down his pants on Sept. 5.READ MORE: Icy Roads Along Carson Pass Cause Spin-Outs, CHP Says Drive Carefully
Police say they confronted Kaylor after he paid for his other items but not the $3.49 box of raspberry biscuits.
Altoona police say Kaylor acknowledged the theft was a stupid thing to do.MORE NEWS: Man Convicted Of Murder, Child Abuse In 2018 Death Of Stockton 2-Year-Old
The new charge is a felony – despite the small value of the cookies – because of Kaylor’s criminal record.