MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police in Edina caught a package thief with the help of a dummy parcel with a tracker hidden in it.
According to Edina Police, 36-year-old Raymone Montel Hester was arrested around 4:15 a.m. Saturday after allegedly stealing a package from a home on the 4300 block of Brook Avenue.READ MORE: Next Weather: Slightly-Warmer Wednesday, Severe Storms Possible Thursday
READ MORE: VeeCon To Brings Thousands, Including Some Big Celebs, To Downtown Minneapolis
Police planted the package, which was disguised to look like a laptop box, and hid a GPS tracker inside.
When the package began to move, police received an alert. They stopped Hester and found more packages in his vehicle.MORE NEWS: What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?
According to police, Hester is charged with possession of stolen property. He is being held in the Hennepin County Jail.