Los Angeles TSA Officer Indicted on Theft Charges

Federal prosecutors say a Transportation Security Administration officer has been indicted on theft charges related to items that were stolen from luggage at Los Angeles International Airport.

Thirty-eight-year-old Paul Yashou of Torrance was named in a five-count indictment Friday that charges him with two felony and three misdemeanor counts.

The U.S. attorney's office says the indictment alleges that Yashou stole four watches, ranging in value from $1,000 to $15,000, and a $1,000 pre-paid debit card.

Yashou was arrested last month at his home after an investigation revealed the $15,000 watch had been sold to a jewelry store that had tried to set the item on eBay.

Yashou is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 3.