Man charged with stealing fire department radios

The man stole the radios while taking a station tour with his family; he said he stole them because he wanted to listen to calls


HOUSTON — A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing radios from two fire stations.

KHOU reported that Joshua Boyd was charged with felony theft after allegedly stealing a radio from Cy-Fair (Texas) Fire Department Station 11 and Tomball (Texas) Fire Department Station 1.

Boyd stole the radios while taking a station tour with his family. Investigators were able to track down the stolen radios by working with technicians at the Cy-Fair Fire Department via GPS and radio tower tracking, according to the report.

Officials said Boyd took the radios because he wanted to listen to fire department calls.

He's currently being held in jail on a $5,000 bond.

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