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Serial rodent thief caught on camera in Cape Coral

Posted: 9:02 AM, Mar 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-08 12:16:43Z
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A pet store in Cape Coral used surveillance cameras help arrest a regular customer who has been stealing feeder mice.

45-year-old Keven Vogenberger was arrested Monday and charged with Grand Theft.

According to Cape Coral Police, staff at Discount Pets & Supplies noticed issues with their mouse inventory, as well as burnt light bulbs in packages, around three weeks ago, and installed a surveillance system.

The cameras captured images of Vogenberger, who has been a regular customer at the store for three years, switching the burnt out heating bulbs with new ones on the display shelf, and placing numerous feeder mice and rats in bags and not paying for them. This happened on at least seven different days at the store.

Vogenberger turned himself into police and was booked into the Lee County Jail.

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