Residents of a retirement community in Florida were shocked to learn a naked burglar had stolen the sausage reserved for a pancake breakfast.
ESTERO, Florida - When Mariners Cove resident Joe Brown discovered the
community’s breakfast sausage had been stolen he immediately
knew what to do.
"We went to the video camera,” said Brown, “because
that's the first thing you do. Someone stole something, let's see
who it is."
But nothing prepared him for what he saw. The burglar was
“That was funny! I was laughing! He walked round in here
like it was his own living room."
Now the naked sausage burglar is the talk of the retirement
Police used the video to track down and arrest a 35-year-old man
who's believed to be a transient.
"We have a lot of rules in here,” said another resident,
“but I don't think we have a rule against streaking in the
club house. We might have to add that."
Joshua Abernathy has been charged with burglary and petty theft.
The naked burglar may be at and end now, but his memory will live
"You know, when you get to 55-plus you don't get a whole lot of
excitement, so this is great!"
Abernathy’s also charged with grand theft and occupied
burglary, in connection with a similar incident that happened late