|Police: Man was naked, with stolen cheese
||[Jun. 25th, 2010|04:44 pm]
DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI (Thursday, June 24, 2010) – The police report on Darrell Bess was succinct.
Clothing description: Naked.
Offenses: Public indecency, theft, carrying a concealed weapon.
According to police and court records, Bess, 52, was found unclothed standing at the men’s room sink in the Cincinnati Public Library by police at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. When they searched Bess’ bag, police said they found a 4-pound chunk of cheese allegedly stolen from Silverglade’s Cheese & Sausage In Findlay Market.
He also had two knives and some DVDs that belonged to the Vine Street library branch.
Police arrested him Wednesday on charges of public indecency; carrying a concealed weapon; knowingly trespassing; theft and receiving stolen property. A judge ordered Best to stay away from the library.
Bess, who is homeless, has been arrested numerous times.
In court on Thursday, Bess was fully clothed.