New Jersey man accused of trying to steal 100 cotton pampered pajama pants

NEW JERSEY — An Albany man faces charges in New Jersey on charges he tried to steal at least 100 pajam pants at a Cotton Manchester Inn.

According to the criminal complaint, Joshua M. Koppen, 24, was arrested at the Cotton Manca Inn on Wednesday, March 13, after the department received a tip that someone was trying to sell pajams for $50.

Koppen is accused of using a cellphone, laptop, iPad and a mobile phone to commit the crime, according to the complaint.

Authorities say he had a gun in his car.

He is being held without bail.

Kopen has been charged with two counts of aggravated identity theft and one count of possession of stolen property.

He also faces charges of possession and possession of a weapon.

He was booked into the New Brunswick Detention Center and released on $250,000 bond.