Keith King, the less-than-better half of a marriage built on stolen luggage, pleaded guilty today to a raft of charges that should put keep him away from the airport for a while.
King's wife, Stacy King, was sentenced last month to three-and-a-half years in prison following her own guilty plea in the case in June. She was also ordered to pay back $86,614 in restitution to victims.
After cops noticed Keith King kiping bags at Sky Harbor last October, a raid of the Kings' house uncovered about 1,000 pieces of luggage, stacked floor to ceiling. Police believe many of the items taken from the luggage were sold at garage sales.
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Keith King pled guilty to two counts of burglary, one count of theft, one count of drug possession and one count of trafficking stolen property, court officials say. That's a heck of a lot less than the 44 counts he was charged with originally, but one more than pressed against his wife.
Our guess: Stacy will be visiting him in prison long after she's released.
Keith King will be sentenced by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Paul McMurdie at 8:30 a.m. on October 1.