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Woman cited for campaign sign theft in Yuma

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Second reported Trump sign theft in two days

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Yuma County Sheriff's deputies have responded to a second report of campaign sign theft.

Deputies say they got called to the area of 32nd Street and Avenue 8 ½ E just after 7:30 Friday morning to handle a sign theft in progress.

Witnesses say they confronted a woman as she snatched the sign. They claim she told them to "call the police." So that's exactly what they did.

Just days ago, the sheriff's office received a similar complaint. A video doorbell caught the culprit in the act.

Related: YCSO looking for Trump campaign sign stealer

Per Arizona law, it is a class 2 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly remove, alter, deface, or cover any political sign of any candidate for public office without authorization. 

Class 2 misdemeanors in Arizona are punishable by up to four months in jail and a fine of up to $750.

Crime / Video / Yuma County

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