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Baggage Handlers Stole Pricey Items: Police

Baggage Handlers Stole Pricey Items: Police
Posted Friday, March 28th 2014 @ 11am  by  Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Police have arrested six baggage handlers and detained eight others to crack an alleged theft operation at LA International Airport—likely the biggest in its history, the LA Times reports. Police say travelers lost "thousands upon thousands of dollars" as handlers stole jewelry, electronics, and other items from luggage moving mostly through two airport terminals. "At any airport there are always thefts of baggage, but we knew this was prevalent at Bradley and Terminal 4," said Pat Gannon, an LA airports police chief.

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