Toothpick Thief in Florence County

A Darlington County man has been caught picking up toothpicks in the parking lots of Florence restaurants. He claims that he enjoys the smells and the taste of the used toothpicks. He is currently being charged with loitering. He is being questioned about the pickup of used gloves and Q-tips at local hospitals in the area but if there is no evidence that the two occurrences are related.