PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -- A man is accused of stealing luggage several times from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in 2018 and 2019.
Court documents indicate on Nov. 19, Bryan Lewis was seen entering the baggage claim area of Terminal Four at Sky Harbor.
Lewis was seen stealing a piece of luggage and leaving the airport. The bag was eventually found in a hotel room with the items inside missing. Hotel employees called the airlines who then contacted airport officers to investigate.
On March 29, 2019, Lewis was seen stealing another piece of luggage from the baggage claim area at Terminal Four. Airport security cameras showed the suspect putting bags into a red Mazda and driving away. Officers were able to obtain and license plate and found his home address.
On May 8, 2019, officers observed Lewis riding a bike near the US 60 and Gilbert Road in Mesa and took him into custody.
Lewis has served time in jail on related charges.
Sky Harbor released the following statement to Arizona's Family on this incident: "While Sky Harbor continues to remind the airlines of the importance of providing a secure environment for customer luggage, Police have also assisted by increasing security patrols and surveillance of the baggage claim areas at Sky Harbor. Passengers are always subject to random checks of bag tags."