BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — A man is facing charges after he was caught urinating on toys in a Butler County toy store.
Something happened in a popular toy store on Route 8 in Butler a few days ago that had nothing to do with toys or fun and games.
Nadine Shingleton, the owner and manager of Playthings Etc., talked about the toy store and many of its thousands of items, but would not address what happened around 2 p.m. on Nov. 2.
State Trooper Dan Kesten did talk about it.
“He entered the store. He urinated on the shelves. He then left the store,” Kesten said.
The “he” Trooper Kesten is talking about is 74-year-old David Pacoe, of Butler.
“Through the investigation, they were able to view the surveillance video from inside the store showing him urinating on the shelves,” Kestsen said.
Playthings Etc. is a busy place where parents bring their children, where kids can play with toys and watch demonstrations. Pacoe allegedly caused almost $800 in damage to merchandise, and according to police, he admitted he relieved himself in the store.
The question remaining is why.
Pacoe was charged with criminal mischief and got a summons in the mail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 26.