Police Nab TSA Thief With ‘Bait iPads’

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MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 04: A TSA agent waits for passengers to use the TSA PreCheck lane being implemented by the Transportation Security Administration at Miami International Airport on October 4, 2011 in Miami, Florida. The pilot program launched today for fliers to use the expedited security screening in Miami, Atlanta, Detroit and Dallas/Fort Worth.The lane has a metal detector rather than a full-body imaging machine and passengers will no longer no need to remove shoes, belts, light outerwear, and bags of liquids that are compliant with TSA restrictions. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Photo: Joe Raedle/2011 Getty Images

TSA agents should be advised that the next item they swipe might belong to the authorities. On Tuesday Port Authority police arrested 32-year-old TSA screener Sean J. Henry for allegedly stealing iPads and an Apple laptop from checked baggage at JFK Airport. Police say stolen electronics were also found in his home. Next police should planting some sex toys, just to see if anything comes back with a troubling note.