Florida homeowner spots thief at home from plane

Police: Man stole trailer from home

LABELLE, Fla. - A Florida man flying home from North Carolina caught a man stealing a trailer while piloting his plane over his own home, police said.

The News-Press reports that David Zehntner was flying over his home in LaBelle on Sunday when he saw a truck in his driveway.

Zehntner flew lower to get a closer look and saw a man attaching his trailer to the truck.

Zehntner followed the truck and called the Glades County Sheriff's Office from the air.

Gary Haines, 59, of Virginia, was arrested and charged with grand theft.

He was released Monday from the Charlotte County Jail on $2,500 bond. It's not clear whether he's retained an attorney.

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