Steven Hicks, Pet-Door Squirmer: HPD Lauds Homeowner for Using Camera to Catch Him

Houston police are putting out the word that two recent arrests came about because the victims set up cameras to catch suspected thieves in the act, and they're urging others to do so.

Among the cases cited: Steven Hicks, 29, the "Doggie-Door Burglar" who squirmed through Montrose pet doors until one resident set up a camera that provided police with evidence.

"The incidents spotlight the power of video evidence and technology that -- coupled with citizens' involvement and police work -- can apprehend criminals before they strike another house or business," HPD said.

HPD even put out a video urging people to consider the possibilities:

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