Man Arrested For Shoplifting Places Pizza Order

CORBIN, Ky. (July 17, 2014) Police in Corbin, Ky., got a surprise delivery after they say a man they arrested for shoplifting ordered five pizzas while he was being booked and used the name of the officer who arrested him when he placed the order.

The 29-year-old man asked to make a call on his cellphone while he was being booked Tuesday afternoon and a short time later the pizza delivery driver showed up with an order for “Officer Wilson,” who arrested the man.

Police say they linked the call to the man by tracking his cellphone number. ‘

The man told a TV station, however, that it was just a misunderstanding and that "about 10 people" used his phone.

He’s facing additional charges of identity, theft by deception, and impersonating a police officer.


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