Sex Toy Bandit Strikes Again!

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The "Sex Toy Bandit," Daniel Ray - GREENE COUNTY JAIL
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Down in Springfield, 40-year-old Daniel Ray is known as the Sex Toy Bandit.

He has a fondness for showing up at adult shops in the wee hours, shattering the front window -- sometimes with a vehicle -- and stealing stuff inside.

Ray pleaded guilty to doing it at three different shops in 2008. He went to jail, and was out on parole on June 15 when he was arrested (after a foot chase) for doing it yet again, according to the News-Leader.

He's now charged with two counts of burglary.

Here's a little sad-yet-intriguing context from our friends down at the NL:
According to a probable cause statement from the 2008 burglaries, Ray said he'd been high on methamphetamine, which caused him to do crazy things involving sex toys and pornography. He called himself "sick in the head."

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