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Porterville resident sets up unique trap for would-be thieves

Posted at 1:05 PM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 18:25:17-05

Tired of having stuff stolen from their vehicles, one Porterville resident decided to set an unexpected trap for would-be thieves.

According to a post on Facebook, Katie Camarena said: "We have been having issues with people coming into our neighborhood to try and steal tools out of vehicles (And anything else they can get their hands on) Our flood light didn’t seem to scare them off, so we decided to have a little fun with a motion-activated sprinkler that has an impressive amount of pressure."

Ring video captured early Tuesday morning and posted on her Facebook page shows someone on a bike with their face covered roll up her driveway. The person reaches her truck when he's met with a powerful jet of water. Even the sound of the sprinkler sounds petrifying.

The person on the bike quickly ducked, spun the bike around, and peddled off.

Camarena's Ring video went viral leading to questions from users asking where they can get their hands on this super soaking theft deterrent.

"Many have asked where it’s from. Just got it on Amazon! Here’s the link: https://amzn.to/38aAE9Q," she posted.