Surveillance footage shows man trying on lingerie, stealing cash from Laguna Beach shop, police say

LAGUNA COASTLINE — — A 53-year-old guy was arrested on fees of grand burglary, robbery as well as vandalism after cops recognized him on security video modeling stolen underwear, cops claimed Monday, June 5.

The male, identified as Reese Westenberger, of Laguna Beach, is charged with stealing greater than $1,500 well worth of intimate apparel as well as cash money, claimed Laguna Coastline authorities Sgt. Jim Cota.

Westenberger is implicated of breaking into the underwear store at 1857 South Coastline Freeway some time after 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25 when the proprietor shut for the evening.

When the proprietor came back at 10 a.m. on Friday, Could 26, he uncovered $250 in cash money was missing from the register as well as $1,250 in intimate wear was gone, Cota claimed.

He also found boxes of product scattered throughout the floor.

The proprietor reported the robbery to Laguna Coastline authorities that involved the store and likewise took the shop’s surveillance video.

On the video clip, police uncovered a guy they identified as Westenberger using yellow ladies’s underwear and absolutely nothing else, Cota stated.

He was also observed stashing goods right into bags as well as taking money from the register.

“An officer acknowledged the suspect from previous police call,” Cota claimed.

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

After preliminary contact, Westenberger removed running yet was promptly caught and also apprehended on costs of theft, grand burglary and also vandalism, Cota claimed.

Westenberger was scheduled into Orange Area Jail and also is being hung on $25,000.00 bond.

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

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