A booze thief's crime spree has come to an end after he was caught trying to limp out of a store with eleven liquor bottles shoved down his pants.

55-year-old Anthony Whitfield was arrested in connection to a string of thefts that all played out the same way. He would go into a store, put a bunch of alcohol in his pants, and then leave with a "limp that was not present upon entering."

Over the past two months, Whitfield has stolen $3,000 worth of booze from Walmart, Walgreens, and Publix stores around St. Petersburg, Florida. When shown surveillance footage, the thief identified himself.

Whitfield is facing multiple felony theft charges.

Pinellas Count Sheriff's Office