Swiss Cheese Pervert Suspect Chris Pagano Arrested [UPDATED]

Philadelphia Police have him in custody.

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People of Philadelphia, you can rest easy. Chris Pagano, alleged Swiss Cheese Pervert, has been arrested, six days after Philly Mag broke the story and five days after I knocked on his door in Norristown.

 

Philadelphia Police were unable to confirm the arrest, but the Norristown Police Department says that Pagano was picked up this morning in a joint action by the Norristown and Philadelphia police departments and that Pagano is now in the custody of the Philadelphia Police Department.

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.

Wednesday: Police indicate that Pagano is officially the subject of their Swiss Cheese Pervert investigation.

Thursday: Pagano is arrested.

[UPDATE] Friday: Pagano has been charged with harassment, stalking, indecent exposure, and open lewdness and is back on the street on Friday morning after posting 10 percent of his $30,000 bail.

PHOTOS: Mugshots of Pagano after 2006 and 2009 arrests.

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