UPDATE: Swiss Cheese Pervert suspect Chris Pagano has been arrested. For the complete story, go here.
And you thought that a day was going to go by without news of the Swiss Cheese Pervert? No such luck, friends.
As of Monday, when I told you about Norristown's Chris Pagano (seen above) and his 2009 arrest that involved cheese (according to court documents), Philadelphia Police said that their hands were tied, because no Swiss Cheese Pervert victims had come forward, other than on social media. The folks at the Mayfair Town Watch found that a bit peculiar, since they say they provided the police with a list of six alleged victims and their contact information.
In any event, as of Wednesday morning, Lieutenant Anthony McFadden of the Philadelphia Police Department's Special Victims Unit tells me that women have now come forward and given official statements about the Swiss Cheese Pervert. I asked McFadden if he thought that an arrest would be made based on the information that those women provided, and he said it is "possible." Later, another member of the Special Victims Unit indicated that Pagano was the "subject" of their Swiss Cheese Pervert investigation.
Earlier this week, I talked about the Swiss Cheese Pervert on WMMR's Preston & Steve Show, and multiple women called in with Swiss Cheese Pervert sightings. Here's the audio:
And if you need to play catchup, here's a complete Swiss Cheese Pervert timeline:
Friday: Reports surfaced that the Swiss Cheese Pervert had been seen in the Mayfair neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Saturday: I visited the Norristown home of Chris Pagano, who denied being the Swiss Cheese Pervert.
Monday: Court documents revealed that Pagano was arrested in 2009 after he allegedly "removed a large block of cheese from his pocket" and offered a woman on the street "$20 to rub the Swiss cheese on his penis." Pagano pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, and a solicitation charge against him was dismissed.
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