Christmas Decoration Thieves: Grinches Caught on Tape

Cameras across the country are catching holiday thieves in the act.
1:44 | 12/20/12

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the two have left the state. They've left. They've gone. Thank you, john. Keep us posted on what happens. We're going to turn to a real-life crime spree of grinches trying to kill christmas. Nick watt put the christmas killjoys on the spot. This is the most beautiful time of the year. Reporter: Yep. 'Tis the season for a fat man to wriggle down chimneys, leaving gifts. 'Tis also the season for a skinny dude in texas to steal inflatable snowmen off of lawns. Oh, my word. His victim did not want to be identify. He ran across the street to the other neighbor's house, taking their inflatable. Reporter: Maybe his heart's just two sizes too small. A real-life grinch. ♪ You're a mean one, mr. Grinch ♪ Reporter: Midnight in maine, this grinch pulls up to a store, steals the giving tree. Are these people just really hard-up? While these people are blatantly finding anything they can pick up. Reporter: The sosa family from florida reports, gifts stolen from their front porch by what looks like a pregnant woman. The holidays, people tend to be more giving and stuff like that. And instead, people taking advantage of situations. Reporter:3:00 a.M., Alito, texas, this christmas killjoy walks up to a front door, steals the wreath. Then, unplugs and loots the lights. I think it's scary that a grown woman would feel the need to do this. Reporter: Thanks to this security footage and anonymous tips, this mrs. Grinch is now in the county jail. Happy christmas, lady. For "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles.

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