McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A McKinney man was arrested for a long running series of thefts during election season, Collin County Sheriff’s investigators said Friday, Nov. 6.

Johnny Alcantara, 73, has allegedly stolen hundreds of T-posts holding campaign signs at multiple locations across Collin County during the last three years.

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Johnny Alcantara (Collin Co. Sheriff’s Office)

The Sheriff’s Office said he took the posts from candidates of all stripes: Republicans, Democrats and Independents.

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Campaign signs that had posts stolen (J.D. Miles – CBS 11)

Alcantara was arrested at his home Friday after confessing to the thefts.

Alcantara is being held at the Collin County Detention Facility and is set to go before a judge later in the day.

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