Woman accused of stealing 180 pairs of panties

Arlene Smith (Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Department)
Arlene Smith (Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Department)

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A local woman is accused of stealing a large amount of panties from Victoria's Secret.

Police say Arlene Smith, 47, stole 180 pairs of panties in September and October of last year from the Victoria's Secret in Norwood.

She faces two counts of theft for stealing the panties on two different occasions. In September, police say she stole 100 pairs valued at $750. She struck again the next month, stealing 80 pairs valued at $600, according to court documents.

This is not the first time Smith has been in trouble with the law. According to online records with the Hamilton County Clerks Office, Smith has been arrested multiple times, and had been charged with theft on several occasions.

She was arrested again on Thursday. She is currently out on bond.