Caught on camera: Man stuffs chainsaw down pants

Caught on camera: Man stuffs chainsaw down pants

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL (WALB) - Surveillance video from a Florida lawn equipment store reveals some people will go to extreme measures to steal- including putting a chainsaw down their pants.

Anthony Ballard, 27, is charged with grand theft and burglary charges.

Surveillance video from Treasure Coast Lawn Equipment in Port St. Lucie shows Ballard putting the saw down his pants and under his shirt on October 28.

Police told Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers that Ballard entered the store and asked for $1 worth of change.

He was later caught and arrested by officers.

Bond amounts on the charges totaled more than $28,000.

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