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San Antonio airport bag handler arrested in theft identified

SAPD: Calvin Lee Arrington, 23, caught in sting operation using bait bags

The San Antonio International Airport baggage handler arrested for stealing from luggage at the airport has been identified by police.

Police launched an undercover sting operation using bait bags to catch Calvin Lee Arrington, 23, in the act, investigators said.

He was taken into custody Sunday night.

Investigators have been able to search his home.

"There was a search warrant served on his residence and they uncovered about $20,000 worth of stolen merchandise from the airport," said San Antonio police Chief William McManus.

Police said Arrington works for a company contracted by the airport and was responsible for handling bags. 

He is facing at least two felony charges, investigators said.

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