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'Office creeper' arrested in N.C.

7:39 AM, Apr 4, 2013   |    comments
(Mecklenburg County Jail)
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ATLANTA -- The man accused of stealing wallets from businesses across Georgia has finally been caught.

Antonio Hornsby, who was nicknamed the "officer creeper," was arrested Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C.

He is being held on $75,000 bond, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Jail records list his hometown as Tampa, Fla.

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Investigators say Hornsby, 54, posed as a maintenance worker to gain access to office buildings, where he would steal workers' wallets. He struck businesses in Acworth, Athens, Braselton, Cartersville, Duluth, Henry County and Winder, as well as a Ronald McDonald House in Macon.

He now faces burglary, credit card theft and identity theft charges.

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