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Alleged Super Target burglar becomes a target of police

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Posted at 8:56 AM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 12:52:47-04
Omaha Police call him the "cat burglar" and it appears his luck has run out. 
 
The alleged thief, Maurice Daye, 28, wears all black and police say he likes to hit up Super Targets. 
 
In the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 8th he became a target himself.  Police say he tried to rip off the Super Target in Papillion but ended up with nothing. 
 
Investigators also say he decided to hit up the Super Target at the Crossroads Mall near 72nd and Dodge. Police caught up with him there, but he again got away. 
 
Finally, he was arrested at the Lewis and Clark Middle School near 69th and Burt, just a few blocks away.
 
When searching for the alleged thief, police noticed he had reflective tape on his shoes which helped officers track him down. They also knew they had the "cat burglar" because they recognized him from surveillance video of similar crimes.  
 
According to a police report, Daye caused damage to the windows at the 72nd Target location. 
 
Police on the scene tell Action 3 News he was wanted on multiple felony warrants in Des Moines, Iowa and Minnesota.