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Off-Dity Cop Caught Stealing iPad at TSA Checkpoint
Slashdot ^ | 6/25/11 | BlazingArizona

Posted on 06/25/2011 7:35:05 PM PDT by BlazingArizona

The following report confirms that an off-duty Fullerton, CA police officer was arrested for stealing an Apple iPad at a Miami International Airport TSA checkpoint last month. According to court documents, FPD Officer Kelly Mejia was caught on surveillance video taking an $800 iPad from another passenger just after it had passed through the x-ray machine in the presence of TSA security agents.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: americandecay; bacon; crime; socialdecay; thinblueline; tsa; tsapervs; usdying
This time, taking pictures of police activity produced more concrete rewards than some fleeting Internet publicity. A Fullerton, California cop was caught stealing another passenger's iPad at a TSA screening point. Fortunately, whatever happens there is caught on tape.

Bad cop, no donut.

1 posted on 06/25/2011 7:35:10 PM PDT by BlazingArizona
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To: BlazingArizona

I’ve been robbed ONE time in my life, and it was by uniformed San Francisco police officers.

I’d heard stories like that about Mexico, and was shocked.

So how much more shocking to have it happen to me in my OWN country, huh...?

I don’t mouth off, I have no tatoos, no hip-hop clothing, and I’m always polite.

BEWARE.


2 posted on 06/25/2011 7:38:14 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: BlazingArizona

THE TSA IS ANTI-LAW ENFORCEMENT!!!! /sarc


3 posted on 06/25/2011 7:38:51 PM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: BlazingArizona

“Job stress”...needs a time-out.


4 posted on 06/25/2011 7:38:55 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: BlazingArizona

Dear TSA: This is EXACTLY why you need ALL your transactions to be recorded on video and why you should not be allowed to deny people the right to record.


5 posted on 06/25/2011 7:39:19 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: BlazingArizona

YUP! Coming to YOUR neighborhood..!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_641681&v=a7ZkFZkejv8


6 posted on 06/25/2011 7:39:30 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: BlazingArizona
$86k for a patrol officer?

I'm in the wrong business.

7 posted on 06/25/2011 7:39:35 PM PDT by Glenn (iamtheresistance.org)
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To: BlazingArizona

So he wuz off duty when he stoke “dity”?

LOL


8 posted on 06/25/2011 7:42:48 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: gaijin

That’s why peeps I know record on their smartphones the moment they get to the checkpoint. remember the dude who caught the TSA lying to him in San Diego and released a blog?


9 posted on 06/25/2011 7:43:30 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: BlazingArizona

So he wuz off duty when he stole that “dity”?

LOL


10 posted on 06/25/2011 7:43:30 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: gaijin

Pls tell. They robbed you of money? This being SF, were they unusual cops in any way?


11 posted on 06/25/2011 7:52:42 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: gaijin

You had it coming, just ask any of the Jack Boot Lickers here. Probably because you use drugs. (Mega sarcasm, I don’t doubt you were picked for the same reason Willie Sutton robbed banks.)


12 posted on 06/25/2011 8:00:32 PM PDT by magslinger (Zombies make up much of the Democrat's base.)
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To: Vendome

I had to go to the police report to find out that “Kelly” is a female. I read the article and it consistently said the name, but never said he or she. Hmmm.


13 posted on 06/25/2011 8:04:08 PM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: I_be_tc

Well, then this thread is useless without pics.

Still, IBL.

Laz can’t hit what he can’t see. LOL


14 posted on 06/25/2011 8:12:38 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: BlazingArizona
Off-Dity Cop Caught Stealing iPad at TSA Checkpoint

I bet he sings like a canary.

(Forgive me Lord and bless the pygmies in Pappa New Guinea)

15 posted on 06/25/2011 8:16:17 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Non plaudite. Modo pecuniam jacite (Don't applaud. Just throw money))
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To: BlazingArizona

I was a cop for a few years. I never stole anything, on or OFF “dity.”


16 posted on 06/25/2011 8:28:27 PM PDT by Grunthor (Too many Palin supporters wrongly see this as a race between Mitt and Sarah.)
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To: BlazingArizona
"Aire you shure? he was Off Dity?"


17 posted on 06/25/2011 8:32:32 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: BlazingArizona
"Aire you shure? he was Off Dity?"


18 posted on 06/25/2011 8:33:21 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: BlazingArizona

Pretty stupid cop. Those iPads can be tracked, he’d be identified in no time. Not something to steal, not as if you can swap out SIM cards like a cell or anything, it’s pretty much a brick for an unauthorized user once the rightful owner alerts Apple/AT&T.


19 posted on 06/25/2011 8:34:05 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: Vendome

From ratemycop:

“This officer pulled me over for speeding. Although her high pitched voice made my ears bleed I don’t care, I hope we can go snowboarding some day.”


20 posted on 06/25/2011 8:49:21 PM PDT by visualops (Proud Air Force Mom)
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To: I_be_tc
'Kelly' has become feminized. Used to be a guy's name - and probably a tough guy at that. When I hear the name now, I think 'female'.
21 posted on 06/25/2011 8:49:50 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: RegulatorCountry
Not something to steal, not as if you can swap out SIM cards like a cell or anything, it’s pretty much a brick for an unauthorized user

Apparently the micro-SIM can be easily made out of a large one.

However chances are that the thief was simply a cleptomaniac. If so, s|he needs no practical reason to steal.

22 posted on 06/25/2011 8:52:21 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: RegulatorCountry

Not only can the unit (as well as many other Apple electronics) be locked remotely, it can be tracked via GPS and arrests made.

Folks, never steal an ipad, ipod, iphone or MacBook. You’ll be busted for sure.


23 posted on 06/25/2011 11:12:18 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: TruthHound
Tracked? Yes. Recovered? Well...maybe not.

Stolen iPhone Experiences on MacRumors

24 posted on 06/26/2011 2:49:31 AM PDT by Leroy S. Mort
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To: I_be_tc

San Fansisco...Could have aeen a male and a female all rolled into one.


25 posted on 06/26/2011 3:08:40 AM PDT by DainBramage
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