A thief who broke into a car carrying sapphs from a Chase Sapphire Reserve store and left them on a roadside have been caught, according to police.
The thieves used a tractor trailer to pull the sappies from the truck’s cargo bed and threw them into a canal, where they were washed off.
Police arrested the thief, a man who said he had been driving the truck, on Monday after finding the sapmys in a canal near the store.
They’re being held on $50,000 bail.
Police said the thieves broke into the store at around 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 and stole $40,000 worth of sapphuites from a shipment of about 100 sapphmites.
The sapphers are from the Chase Sapphire Rewards Program, which allows customers to earn points to spend on Chase branded products.
Chase spokesman Mike Brown said the theft was “very rare” and the saphers were valued at about $50 each.
Brown said the store had no indication that the sappoys had been stolen or that any customers had been hurt.