Thursday, September 21, 2023


Lock your doors: A foot fondler is on the loose

By Chuck Woodbury

When I learned about this criminal, I wanted to laugh. But, no, that would be impolite and disrespectful. To the victims of this man, this is not one bit funny. But, I have to admit, it’s hard not to chuckle when you first read the headline about this criminal, who police are searching for right now in the Lake Tahoe area.

He’s not targeting RVers, but I’ll pass along this “heads up” warning just in case. At, part of our mission is to help keep you safe.

So, in this situation, for starters, please lock your doors at night.Β A foot fondler is on the loose.

The cops are looking for him, but so far no luck. They suspect he’s at large looking for his next foot to fondle.

Here’s the scoop

Earlier this week, women staying on the ground floor of a resort at Stateline, Nevada, at Lake Tahoe, awoke to an intruder in their rooms fondling their feet. Police think he entered through an unlocked door. Once the women awoke, the intruder beelined away.

So far, a description of the perp has not been released. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, however, is actively working this investigation and is asking anyone with information to contact Investigator Scott Wharton at 775-586-7253.

For now, if you are in the area, lock your doors at night, whether in a hotel room, cabin, home or even an RV.


Chuck Woodbury
Chuck Woodbury
I'm the founder and publisher of I've been a writer and publisher for most of my adult life, and spent a total of at least a half-dozen years of that time traveling the USA and Canada in a motorhome.


  1. He is an arch enemy of the campground. This heel should be arrested and prosecuted. At a minimum give him home detention with an ankle monitor. The poor sole needs help. Give him a foot and he’ll take a mile. Hopefully the police are on the ball. The judge should nail him and make him toe the line and put him in a 10 step program. Most commenters don’t think the article is punny but I am not instep with them. Sorry, it’s a nightmare, I know.

    • Very creative, Dave. Good thing those women became aware something was afoot and scared him away before something worse happened. (Gotta hoof it back to tomorrow’s newsletter, so don’t have time to be more creative at the moment.πŸ™„) Have a good afternoon/evening. πŸ˜€ –Diane at

        • It was a challenge, Dave, but I had to get back to work or I may have found more. (I love playing/working with words.) But your comment and all of the words you found really impressed me!πŸ‘ Take care. πŸ˜€ –Diane

          • Down through the years women have to remove some odd things from between their toes but a pair of eyeballs is very rare. It’s a good thing he was easily defeeted and they didn’t have to sock him. Perhaps they acted in haste. He may have just thought they were cuticle. Who knows, he may have been a fungi, maybe even a sole mate. I guess he rubbed them the wrong way. Perhaps a good psychiatrist can help him find a pedi-cure. Now you know how my mind works, warts and all. I should stop before it gets too corny. Oops, too late. I am not sure what I would do if the shoe were on the other foot. I guess puns are my Achilles heel and this article spurred me on.

          • I’m not even gonna try to keep up. You’re too good, Dave! You obviously have more free time on your feet, er, hands than I do. Between projects on the newsletter tonight, I was just out watering in my yard (but it’s a little bigger than 3 feet) and got stung by a bee. I guess that’s what I get for not staying on my computer. I tiptoed away, no, actually I hot-footed it to get away from some nasty bees that didn’t like me disturbing them. Drat! It won’t be on the news because I didn’t get any footage of it. Just so I don’t come down with acrokeratoelastoidosis! (Ha ha! Look it up.) (The “toe” in that word is a bonus.) And it’s a good thing I didn’t dislocate any interphalangeal articulations of my feet as I sprinted up my front stairs. OK. I’m getting rummy.πŸ™„ Signing off for tonight. Gonna go to bed and get off my, you know, feet. Have a good night, Dave. I hope we both don’t dream about feet! πŸ‘£πŸ‘£ –Diane

          • I guess I could trot out a few more. Although I’m running out of ideas I won’t walk back any of my comments. I’ll try to shoehorn in a few more then I must mosey on out before I stirrup more trouble. I guess the moral of the story is: Always lock your doors before you bare your sole or you may have a hands on experience with an undercover agent. That should just about polish it off. I think everyone has been pun-ished enough.

          • Hi, Cancel. Yep, I think the fact that the game is all laced up now is a shoo-in. Dave didn’t pussyfoot around, that’s for sure! πŸ˜€ –Diane

    • DH for one. He grew up in a small Florida town and sometimes his cousins, who were neighbors, would come by before the family was awake in the morning to watch their color tv (his dad had strapped a color filter to their b & w tv) Yes we’re that old. I grew up in Washington DC and finally after 40 something years he wil lock up at night to keep me happy. Those women were lucky nothing else happened to them.

    • That’s too funny. πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
      Or stole the luggage first? πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ»

  2. Not even a tiny bit funny. Many sexual serial killers start this way, by peeping, then home burglaries stealing fetish garments like underwear and shoes, then assaulting the resident. I really hope this person gets arrested soon, and I hope he’s one of the few that actually wants to get treatment for his aberrant sexuality, and that he changes before he rapes or murders someone. Northern California doesn’t need another serial rapist or killer.

  3. Maybe they know now why doors have locks? Duh? They are lucky something worse didn’t happen to them, like rape and murder.

  4. An unlocked door? In a motel? Women alone? hmmm…..sounds like they were
    incredibly brave, incredibly foolish or incredibly drunk.


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