Accused underwear thief won't face sex charge - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Accused underwear thief won't face sex charge

CHEHALIS, Wash. - A Chehalis man accused of stealing women's underwear will not face a sex charge.

Lewis County Prosecutor Michael Golden believes the crime was sexually motivated but he can only charge 27-year-old Donnie Donahe with residential burglary. He was arrested last week as police said he was fleeing the home where the break-in occurred.

An additional charge of tampering with evidence was added when Lewis County jailers found he was wearing stolen panties.

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