Police arrest UPS employee for theft - WIVB A UPS employee is under arrest after being accused of rerouting a valuable package to his own address. UPS confirms the worker from a Buffalo plant has been arrested and is suspected of stealing. Cheektowaga Police tell News 4 they arrested a 26-year-old Cheektowaga man at his home on Thursday. Authorities say he was caught with two stolen silver bars, valued at about $5,000. According to police, the man, who they will not name, set up an elaborate scheme that had packages redirected from the plant to his Cheektowaga home. The man would place a shipping label onto the box with his home address, rather than sending the package where it was supposed to go, according to police.