The Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace is reporting former Walt Disney World Solid Member has been arrested for stealing and reselling over $7,000 in objects from the theme parks, together with costumes from the Haunted Mansion.
The arrest affidavit reveals that Patrick Spikes, 24, used his Solid Member ID to enter the Magic Kingdom and backstage areas, the place he was caught taking images by Disney safety.
In response to Disney, Spikes’ cellphone additionally included footage of Audio-Animatronics that had been stolen from the parks, presumably together with an merchandise from Epcot’s former Skull Command attraction that was reported stolen again in August. Spikes denied stealing the objects, however offered little data to Disney investigators about who could have stolen the objects.
In December, a choose issued a search warrant for the cellphone, which additionally revealed footage of costumes stolen from the Haunted Mansion. The costumed turned out to a costume from the ballroom scene that had been despatched out for cleansing.
In response to the affidavit, on April 26th deputies had been capable of contact a person who allegedly bought the Haunted Mansion costume from Spikes for $1,000. In response to the person, Spikes informed him that he had permission to take the objects.
Spikes stays behind bars charged with housebreaking, grand theft and dealing in stolen property.
ARRESTED: Patrick Spikes, 24, sits behind bars and faces fees of housebreaking, grand theft, and dealing in stolen property. He entered a restricted space of Disney, stole over $7,000 in objects and resold them. Particular because of the tireless efforts of our Sector 6 detectives. pic.twitter.com/ih3SaewzsN
— Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace (@OrangeCoSheriff) Could 17, 2019
Supply: Click on Orlando / Orange County Sheriff’s Workplace