Law Enforcement Agencies Investigate Luggage Theft
December 27, 2006 -- On Tuesday
morning, December 26, 2006, the Harris County Sheriff's Department
received a call concerning 68 pieces of luggage located in a dumpster
at 230 Bammel Westfield in North Harris County. Officers from
the Houston Police Department Airport Division responded with
Sheriff's Department because the luggage appeared to be taken
from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
An investigation into the circumstances is underway
and officers have determined that the articles of luggage involve
as many as nine different airlines. Investigators are working
closely with the airlines as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation
(FBI) and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) because some
of the luggage appears connected to international flights.
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