Serial Florida criminal arrested for 'sock theft'

Published: 14th October 2011

Serial Florida criminal arrested for 'sock theft'
A serial criminal from the Port St Lucie, Florida, has been arrested for the 100th time on suspicion of stealing underwear.

Joseph Wilson allegedly stole pants and socks from a discount outlet store, but was eventually reprimanded shortly after attempting to run away from the scene of the crime and a security guard who challenged him.

The 50-year-old, who had previously been arrested 99 times, according to reports, faces charges of retail theft and resisting merchant charges.

According to the TC Palm, the police report indicates that Wilson had been found behind a fast food restaurant covered in sweat.

"Joseph said he was out jogging and was taking a break behind the dumpster because it's cool back there," he added.

Some 37 of Mr Wilson's arrests were related to felonies, 47 to misdemeanors and 15 others.

Of the 100 arrests there have been just 35 convictions.

News brought to you by SockShop. Go On…Treat Your Feet

Take a Peek at Bamboo Socks...So Silky Soft, You Have To Feel It To Believe It!ADNFCR-1412-ID-800758676-ADNFCR

Serial Florida criminal arrested for 'sock theft'
Sock Shop Branded Socks, Tights and Legwear. Buy For All Your Legwear Needs Home >
We accept PayPal and Amazon Payments
Chat
Help
Latest Socks & Tights News
Students get first taste of world of fashion
02nd June 2015

The great and good from the world of fashion have been gathering in London for a prestigious event ...

View More News

Got a question? Get instant answers:

  1. Free UK Delivery On Orders Over £15

    UK and Worldwide Delivery £1.50

  2. Same day dispatch before 5pm Mon-Fri

    UK Next Day available for £6

  3. Free UK Order Helpline

    Available 8am - 7pm, Mon - Fri