Man Finds His Stolen Items On Craigslist; Suspect Charged

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(KTVI) – A St. Louis man with a sharp mind decided to to become his own detective when several items were stolen from his home.

Authorities say when someone stole a bicycle and lawnmower from the man’s garage, he searched for his missing items on Craigslist — and found them!

The victim contacted the ‘seller’ who agreed to meet with him, but the victim reported the information to the police. 

Now, Gary Heggins, 21, of St. Louis faces felony burglary and theft charges. The charges were filed on Friday.

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