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'Flower pot thief' busted and behind bars

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CORPUS CHRISTI -

Some of you Action 10 viewers may recall the flower pot thief featured in John Rupolo's "People Behaving Badly."

Cops say that he has officially been busted and is behind bars. 

47-year-old David Zapata is accused of stealing dozens of pots and plants from peoples homes and a few businesses on the southside. 

Action 10 received video footage from homeowners of the alleged crook in action back when he was featured on People Behaving Badly months ago. 

Police say Zapata may have also stolen similar pieces of property in other nearby towns. 

Zapata was arrested and booked into Nueces County Jail on a $7,500 bond. 

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