Excerpt: All good entrepreneurs have their niche. If what police say is true, Randy Sterling — the alleged "Body Wash Guy" shoplifter — has found his special place in the world of crime.
Sterling, 43, of St. Paul, has been charged with stealing large quantities of body wash, laundry detergent and deodorants from the CVS Pharmacy at 499 N. Snelling Ave.
The charges focus on burglaries Jan. 8 and 10, but Sterling has been so busy for so long that employees gave him the nickname, according to a criminal complaint.
The complaint, filed Friday in Ramsey County District Court, tells the following story, according to prosecutor Derek Fitch:
Sterling was seen and recorded on surveillance video at least eight times in two CVS stores,...