August 31, 2009

Man arrested with duffel full of undies

Authorities in Florida said a man with a duffel bag full of new Victoria's Secret underwear was arrested for violating probation warrants.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said Khasim Charles Stephenson, 35, was accused of violating probation for fleeing a law enforcement officer, grand theft and other counts, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Monday.

Deputies said Stephenson was tracked to the Fairfield Inn in Orlando and arrested as he was approached a vehicle.

He was carrying a duffel bag that was found to be full of new underwear, most still bearing price tags, from Victoria's Secret. Authorities said the underwear is believed to be stolen, but no charges have yet been filed in relation to the items.

Stephenson has several prior convictions for grand theft and arrests for violent felony charges including homicide, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon and aggravated fleeing and eluding.