Airport employee accused of stealing from baggage
Updated: Monday, April 8 2013, 01:24 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - An airport employee in Minneapolis is now behind bars, accused of stealing valuables out of people's luggage for several months.
Investigators set up several surveillance cameras in the luggage handling area of the airport and those cameras caught 23-year-old David Vang clearly pulling bags off the belt and then going through them, taking valuables out and then sending the bags on their way.
Police went to his apartment and found more than 700 stolen items, including jewelry, electronics and guns.
Police believe he took more than $80,000 worth of passenger property.