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.READ MORE: Shooting And Flipped Vehicle Results In Section Of LBJ Freeway In Balch Springs Shut Down For Hours
The Sheriff’s Office said he took the posts from candidates of all stripes: Republicans, Democrats and Independents.READ MORE: Suspect Charged In Connection With Gas Explosion At Dallas Apartment Complex
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.MORE NEWS: Amid Fight Over Redistricting, Texas Legislature's 3rd Special Session Ends With Passage Of Bipartisan Bills
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