Man caught stealing, trying on lingerie in surveillance footage from Laguna Beach shop, police say

LAGUNA COASTLINE — — A 53-year-old man was jailed on costs of grand theft, burglary and also vandalism after cops recognized him on security video modeling stolen lingerie, police said Monday, June 5.

The guy, recognized as Reese Westenberger, of Laguna Coastline, is accuseded of stealing more than $1,500 worth of intimate clothes as well as cash, claimed Laguna Coastline authorities Sgt. Jim Cota.

Westenberger is accused of getting into the underwear patronize 1857 South Shore Freeway time after 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Could 25 when the proprietor closed for the evening.

When the owner came back at 10 a.m. on Friday, Might 26, he found $250 in cash money was missing out on from the register as well as $1,250 in intimate wear was gone, Cota said.

He additionally found boxes of product scattered throughout the flooring.

The owner reported the theft to Laguna Coastline police who pertained to the shop and took the store’s surveillance video clip.

On the video, cops found a guy they recognized as Westenberger using yellow females’s underclothing as well as absolutely nothing else, Cota claimed.

He was likewise observed stowing away product into bags and taking money from the register.

“An officer acknowledged the suspect from previous authorities contact,” Cota stated.

On Wednesday, Might 31, Westenberger was identified by a Laguna Coastline law enforcement agent on Laguna Canyon Road.

After initial get in touch with, Westenberger removed running but was quickly caught and detained on costs of robbery, grand theft and also criminal damage, Cota claimed.

Westenberger was booked into Orange Area Jail as well as is being held on $25,000.00 bond.

Any person with any info regarding this examination is encouraged to call the Laguna Beach Cops Department at 949-497-0701.

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