Man Arrested For Stealing 100+ Phones at Coachella

Man Arrested For Stealing 100 Phones at Coachella
via Indio Police Department

Wow! This wasn’t smart at all.

Police arrested a man out in Indio over the weekend for trying to steal more than 100 phones during the first weekend of Coachella.

According to KTLA, Reinaldo De Jesus Henao was arrested on Friday (April 14) by Indio police on charges of grand theft and possession of stolen property.

At some point during the festival, attendees noticed their phones were missing, so they used the “Find My iPhone” feature to locate them.

Police said victims were able to follow Henao across festival grounds before he was detained by security. When police arrived, he was arrested after they found more than 100 phones inside his backpack.

Phones stolen at Coachella
via Indio Police Department

Since recovering the phones, many were returned to their owners, while the rest were left on-site in lost and found.