Swiss Cheese Pervert Suspect Chris Pagano Arrested [UPDATED]

Philadelphia Police have him in custody.


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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  • matthew brandley

    damn! bet you he has a hole in his aliby

    • slappy420

      Thats cheesy

    • DONN

      They should throw the book at this muenster!

      • matthew brandley

        damn ! just damn! great one!

        • Joey Kranz

          Maybe he did this for a grater cause

      • Martha McGough-Beese


      • Joe

        I cheddar to think about this guy back on the streets of Philly.

      • Joey Kranz

        His life is in shreds.

    • Jack OReilly

      Thats a gouda one!

    • Martha McGough-Beese

      Good One – lol

    • Joey Kranz

      Maybe he did this for a grater cause.

  • dzsquared

    Dairy products everywhere breathe a sigh of relief.

  • georgia

    Don’t they feed you cheese sandwiches in jail ?

  • Andrew

    Pretty sure all his holes will be filled in prision

  • William Barnhardt

    Jailhouse Bleus.

  • Joe

    Chris Carlin broke this story on Facebook six months ago.

  • The Bitcoin Artist

    The @BitcoinRat on twitter is mighty relieved .. he thought there was an FBI plot to frame him up as the fall guy.

  • Ronnie Polaneczky

    Victor, please join the Daily News. You are SO one of us…

    • Asian Accent

      The Dairy News suxxx

  • Broccoli Rob

    I thought this said ‘Swiss cheese EXPERT.’ Pervert is way worse!

  • StovtoP

    Watch out for this guy in Lock~Down He may be very Krafty¡!

  • Silvia Squirre

    Gives new meaning to the term “comfort food”

  • jim

    Hey thats Nacho Cheese , you perv.

  • PoppyPete

    It happened once, it happened twice!!! Could it be the second cumming of Cheeses!!

  • madinka02

    The cops actually showed up with guns drawn to arrest a perv armed with swiss cheese? They should have shown up with hotdogs and buns!

    • Lactose intolerant

      Maybe they didnt really want to take a bite outta this crime…..

  • Lactose intolerant

    I am Adalost as to the Abondance of puns so Pourly tossed around in this Manur. Havilah heart for the Saga of SwissChris. Surely he deserves the same right to bleu processed as was afforded the most recent of smoked Stinking Bishops. It Greves me no end to see the whey we Fourme opinions based on nothing Butte facts ;)

  • Gigi

    I heard they grilled him during questioning.

  • vceross

    Why are you doing this to someone who is obviously troubled? When did adulthood as a concept and way of being disappear.

  • Jon McGoran

    I heard they caught him with a mousetrap

  • PeterMcPumpkin

    The guy tolerates lactose

  • PenisMan

    I always wondered how they got all those holes in the Swiss Cheese

  • Only $20 r u kidding me

    which hole did his penis fit through in the swiss cheese