Sunday, March 26, 2017 Elyria 55°
Delivering to Lorain County 7 days a week

Cops and Courts

Pizzeria employee pleads guilty to theft

ELYRIA — An Oberlin man who left a trail of stolen lasagna in his wake pleaded guilty Friday to breaking and entering the Oberlin pizzeria where he worked.

Oberlin police tracked 25-year-old Max Torgerson from Lorenzo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant after the December 2012 burglary by following the distinctive patterns on his shoes and drag marks from a stolen computer to Torgerson’s house. They also found pieces of stolen lasagna scattered around his house.

In addition to the food and computer, Torgerson stole beer, gift certificates and $680 in cash, according to police.

Torgerson also pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender in an unrelated case. He was convicted, along with another man, in 2011 of sending images of them having sexual relations with an underage girl over the Internet.

Click to view comments
To Top

Fetching stories…