INDIO >> A New York man suspected of stealing greater than one hundred cellphones was arrested on the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Pageant, police stated Sunday.
Reinaldo De Jesus Henao, 36, was arrested at 5:50 p.m. Friday on the Empire Polo Membership pageant grounds, situated at 81500 Avenue fifty one.
A number of festivalgoers observed their cellphones lacking and activated the “Discover My Telephone” function, which supplies customers with the GPS location of their gadget, Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall stated.
They then adopted Henao by means of the venue and he was “shortly detained by safety till regulation enforcement officers might arrive,” Marshall stated.
Officers allegedly discovered a backpack with greater than one hundred cellphones in Henao’s possession, in response to Marshall.
A number of of the cellphones have been returned to the victims. The remaining units have been become the pageant’s misplaced and located the place they are often reclaimed.
Henao was booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Middle on suspicion of grand theft and receiving stolen property. He was launched after posting $10,000 bail, in accordance with inmate data.