TSA Agent Arrested for Stealing Women's Watch During Newark Airport Screening
Port Authority cops have busted a TSA agent who was caught by sharp-eyed passengers lifting a woman’s watch during the screening process at Newark Airport.
On Feb. 16, agency police were called to the checkpoint at Terminal A3 at about 4:30 p.m. Witnesses told them they saw TSA Agent Daniel Ortiz, 39, of Woodland Park, N.J. reach into the victim’s bag, pull out a silver watch and slip it into his pocket.
A passenger and another TSA agent were the main witnesses to the theft, sources said.
Cops found the watch in Ortiz's pants pocket, and arrested him.