MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man faces a count of mail theft after Edina police said he stole a package in front of an home that they put there, which contained a GPS tracker.
Edina police said they placed a sealed laptop computer box with a tracker inside in front of a home on Brook Avenue on Dec. 6.READ MORE: Plymouth Teen Wins $100K Scholarship In Minnesota's COVID Vaccine Incentive Program
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Police were alerted on Dec. 16 that the package started to move at about 4:15 a.m. Officers soon tracked the package to an SUV driven by 36-year-old Raymone Montel Hester.
Officers arrested Hester, and found six counterfeit bills, various types of illegal drugs and clothing that appeared to be stolen inside his vehicle.MORE NEWS: Rep. Ilhan Omar Reveals Death Threat Voicemail, Urges House GOP To Address 'Anti-Muslim Hatred'
The Hennepin County Attorney’s office said Hester could face up to three years in prison if convicted.