Repeat shoplifter nailed after sneaking into store's bathroom to drink a stolen beer

ALLIANCE, OH (WOIO) - A repeat shoplifter is busted - again - in the city of Alliance.

William L. Thigpen was arrested on July 1st after he went into the bathroom of Rite Aid and drank a can of beer he took from the store's cooler.

The 54-year-old recently served 42 days in jail from a previous theft offense at Sheetz. Thigpen took an Oreo Cream pie from the cooler, snuck into the bathroom and ate it. He also pocketed a can of beer.

Thigpen has been arrested for shoplifting 14 times. He was ordered to serve three days in jail in August for his latest offense.

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