Man accused of stealing van, phone, flowers

Deputies said he stole flowers from a memorial

Eric Fleury is accused of stealing a Frontier van and phone, which deputies say he used to take selfies. (WSCO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing a van and taking selfies with a phone that was inside.

Eric Fleury, 34, in a September 12, 2017 booking photo in Washington County.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said 34-year-old Eric Fleury stole a Frontier Communications van in Aloha on September 11 and ditched it a few blocks away.

When deputies found and unlocked the phone, they learned Fleury had logged into his Facebook Messenger app and sent photos of himself with flowers stolen from a roadside memorial to his girlfriend.

Fleury was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a vehicle, theft, abuse of a memorial to the dead, possession of heroin and a theft warrant.