Coachella thief steals more than 100 cellphones

  • Coachella thief steals more than 100 cellphones

Coachella thief steals more than 100 cellphones

By using the "Find My iPhone" app, authorities were led to 36-year-old Reinaldo de Jesus Henao of NY, who had over a hundred iPhones in a single backpack.

Thirty-six-year-old Reinaldo De Jesus Henao of NY was arrested for possession of stolen property after security officers and police reportedly found 100-plus stolen phones in his backpack on the first day of the festival, according to Digital Trends.

I guess he forgot about the "Find My Phone App".

Security guards detained Henao and when police arrived, they found the stolen phones in his backpack.

As you can probably imagine, it's fairly common for people to lose their phones during a party-filled weekend at Coachella.

Police say Reinaldo De Jesus Henao, 36, was arrested for robbing more than 100 cellphones.

Reinaldo was arrested and charged with grand theft and possession of stolen property.

Over the weekend in Indio, California, Coachella held its annual music festival that is a mix of music, art, food, and light camping. Indio police Sgt. Dan Marshall said Henao's plan was foiled thanks to the Apple app. The man has since posted $10,000 bail and has been released. "People carry their phones to have easy access to them, well if it's easy for you to access, it's easy for someone else to access".

In light of the alleged mass phone theft, local police have reminded Coachella attendees to take extra precautions when it comes to securing their personal belongings.