This man stole a diamond worth $160,000 and traded it for bag of pot
A former UPS worker from Arizona has been charged with stealing a diamond valued in about $160,000 just to trade it later for a for $20 worth bag of cannabis.
Walter Earl Morrison, 20, allegedly swiped a package containing the precious gem while working in the cargo section of an airport in Phoenix.
According to court documents, he was unloading a plane when he stuffed a package he thought contained cash under his shirt.
He then allegedly traded the expensive rock for pot before he police traced the theft to him.
A UPS spokesperson told KNXV the jewel was recovered and delivered to the customer.
Morrison was fired and has been charged with felony theft. He is scheduled for arraignment Oct. 1.
Walter E. Morrison's image: Screenshot from KNXV.