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A Florida man stole $ 10,000 worth of R2-D2 and disguised himself as a Disney cast member to show a security weakness, the agent says.

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Walt Disney World A Florida man applying for Security wanted to show a weakness in security, so he stole an R2-D2 droid worth up to $ 10,000 and posed as a staff member. On behalf of the sheriff, the resort's 

Kissimmee's David Proudfoot, 44, declared an arrest oath so he could get a better paid job. According to Book, he remains in custody on suspicion of massive theft and obstruction of information. 

Deputies say David Proudfoot stole a $10,000 R2-D2. 

The agent is David Proudfoot for $ 10,000R2 Says he stole-D2.  (Orange County Sheriff's Office; Getty Images)

Orange County Sheriff's Agentis Swan's Disney Answered a call from Security Book your hotel on May 31st. Upon arrival, the agent contacted Proudfoot, who wore a gray T-shirt, beige work pants, and an orange vest. 

The agent confirmed that Proudfoot was David E. Rogers, provided the address, and stated that he was hired by The Walt Disney Company in the receiving department of the Yacht Club Resort. 


Disney guards are pushing him It looked suspicious of a car, according to the affidavit that had stopped Proudfoot. According to the affidavit, when police officers offered to help Proudfoot, he seemed confused about the location of the shipping dock and the proper procedures for the hotel. 

Proudfoot is an agent, part of his duty is to move items from one place to another, and his boss's name is James McDaniels. Said. Disney staff said there was no record of "David E. Rogers" and James McDaniels worked for the company, but inBurbank, CA, not an Orlando resort. 

Entrance of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida

The entrance to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida(iStock)

Proudfoot is lost and confused when an agent escorts Proudfoot to retrieve his belongings from an employee's locker. He seemed to be unable to open his intended locker, the affidavit said. The adjutant asked Proudfoot if he could see his wallet and ID. According to his affidavit, Proudfoot created his driver's license, showing his real name and address. 

Proudfoot later held an application for Walt Disney World Security and moved the item to "View", so R2-D2 droids from the 3rd floor of the Swan Hotel and the game console. Admitted to move. He hopes to get a better paid job at the resort, a weakness in the resort's security. " 

In a Thursday court filing, Proudfoot's lawyer stated that his client had been detained since his arrest. He filed a motion to release Proudfoot at his own discretion. 

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Bradford Betz is a FoxNews Digital reporter. Story tips can be sent and Twitter:@Bradford_Betz.