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A Long Island, New York judge was arrested on Thursday after his neighbor accused him of breaking into her home and stealing her underwear. Erm. Erlck. Ergglg. Glarg.

As reported by Newsday, police in Suffolk County, New York, were called to the home of a 23-year-old woman at around 9 a.m. on Thursday, when she reported an intruder in her home. The woman told police she heard a noise and spotted the man inside. He fled upon realizing she was home, she said.

Cops then caught up with one Judge Robert Cicale, 49, about two blocks away, noting he fit the woman’s description of the intruder. He also had a little something of hers in his possession, according to police. “He was found with . . . female undergarments. We don’t know if these were the proceeds from the burglary today or a previous break-in,” Suffolk Country Police’s acting commissioner, Stuart Cameron, told Newsday.

A neighbor told the New York Daily News Cicale was a “good family man,” not that family men can’t break into their young neighbors’ homes and snatch their undergarments.


Cicale has been charged with second degree burglary.