Smart way to catch a dumb criminal: Invite him to interview for a police job. Really.

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Arizona’s Channel 12 News, an NBC affiliate, reports:

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. – Cottonwood police arrested a man accused of stealing from a bank by setting up a meeting for a job interview with the police department.

Police said 32-year-old Alberto Saavedra Lopez allegedly stole $5,000 from Bank of America between July and September 2016 while he worked for the bank in Cottonwood….

Police arrested him for felony threat related to the theft. –Channel 12 News

To make matters even worse for Mr. Lopez

Police also told him he was out of the running for the job. –Channel 12 News

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