Saturday, April 6, 2013

Burglar Used SpyCams to Case High-Income Homes

The discovery of a hidden camera may help solve a series of break-ins at upscale homes in several North Texas cities.

"This one has already been camouflaged," said Dalworthington Gardens police Det. Ben Singleton, holding what looks like a piece of bark that would go unnoticed in most yards.

It's actually a video camera not much bigger than a matchbox, and it's activated by a motion detector. Such cameras turned up in March planted outside several upscale homes in Dalworthington Gardens.

"I've never seen anything like this," Singleton said. (more)