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Michael Hegstad, Phoenix Airport Bag Handler, Accused Of Stealing Over 1,000 Bags

A baggage handler at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has been arrested on suspicion of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of items from passenger luggage.

Michael Hegstad, 23, was taken into custody after officers saw him remove items from two boxes he was taking off a baggage conveyor belt. He admitted to police to repeatedly taking items from luggage at the airport.