Brazen crook steals deputy's gun, taser and bulletproof vest

PARMA HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - An investigation is underway after a deputy's gun, taser, bulletproof vest and duty belt were stolen from his car.

It happened within the past two weeks.

Officials tell 19 Action News Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Vargo was warming up his car at his home when he left it running and ran inside.

During that time, someone entered the car and stole all his work items.

Vargo reported the theft immediately and was talked to by his superiors.

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