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Home  |  News  |  Video sting uncovers surprising suspect in petit larceny case

Video sting uncovers surprising suspect in petit larceny case
Thursday, April 26, 2012

WINNSBORO, SC (WIS) - Officer Larry Watkins, the school resource officer at Fairfield Central High School, set up a small sting operation at the school after he got word someone was taking money from classrooms.

That money was from students for things like prom, class trips, and yearbooks.

Watkins says he setup the camera and planted money in a different room. Hours later, Watkins was shocked to find out who exactly was stealing the money: a custodian from the school.

In the video, Watkins says he is just sifting through things, but says he caught the man taking money from another classroom.

"When we confronted him, he still had the money on him," Watkins said. "Checked with the photo serial numbers, copies of money, perfect case."

Watkins says the confrontation was a bit awkward because he says they work closely together at his school.

It's not clear how much money in all was taken, but the custodian was arrested for petty larceny.

Source: http://www.wistv.com/story/17771543/video-sting-uncovers

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