Police arrest man wearing stolen baseball mascot costume

Baseball If you’re going to steal a baseball team’s mascot costume, here’s some helpful advice: Do not flee the scene of the alleged crime wearing the stolen costume.WSOC TV in Charlotte reports that police have arrested Joseph Gillespie, of Indian Trail, N.C., for the theft of Homer the Dragon’s costume during a weekend break-in at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte. The park is home to the Charlotte Knights, the Triple-A affiliate of the White Sox. MORE: The 13 best baseball-themed TV episodes everAfter Gillespie allegedly fled the scene wearing the costume, police apprehended him at his home and recovered the dragon costume. Today's top headlines:Police did not reveal a motive for the crime. In possibly related news, Gillespie allegedly stole the costume after a beer festival, and police also charged him with possession of marijuana in addition to possession of

stolen property.

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