MIAMI – A Hialeah couple was arrested after they stole multiple pieces of luggage from baggage claim areas at Miami International Airport, police said.
Wilbert Cabrera-Valdes and Ana Columbie were arrested on New Year's Eve. They face charges of grand theft.
According to a police report, two travelers reported their luggage missing on different days in December.
Detectives reviewed surveillance video from the Dec. 15 and saw a man, later identified as Cabrera-Valdes, pick up the missing luggage from the conveyer belt and leave the airport. Detectives reviewed surveillance video from the Dec. 26 incident and saw the same man, along with a woman, later identified as Columbie, pick up two pieces of luggage and walk outside.
Police said five pieces of luggage were found inside the couple's home.