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Man lures thieves with poop package

LAS VEGAS – As we approach the holidays, an estimated one billion packages are expected to be delivered to homes across the United States. Meanwhile, thieves are lurking to steal goods left at your doorstep.

One Las Vegas man is fighting back in a unique way.

"It's just gotten to the point it's getting worse," Eric Snow told KSNV.

The 38-year Army veteran is now taking matters into his own hands.

"We decided to put out the bait package," Snow said with a slight chuckle.

The bait package was filled with a dog feces from Snow's 95-pound German Sheppard named Heidi.

Surveillance video caught two men driving up in a green car Saturday to steal the poop package.

"Stuffed it full of reprocessed dog chow," Snow said, as he avoided the term dog poop.

Residents in the neighborhood hope the unpleasant package will deter thieves, or at least make them think twice about returning to rip them off.