Thief makes bad decision to steal bait car

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By Natalie Flanzer By Natalie Flanzer

GLENDALE, Ariz. - A Glendale man was arrested on Sunday after he stole a bait car of the Glendale Police Department.

Bait cars are equipped with audio and video equipment to document the actions of the car thieves.

After driving the car a short distance, Christopher Garcia, 29, was taken into custody by uniformed police officers around 3 p.m.

Garcia got behind the wheel near 55th Avenue and Camelback Road and was stopped by officers in the area of 59th Avenue and Campbell Road.

Garcia was taken into custody without incident.