Former UFC Fighter Keith Jardine Chases Down, Subdues Mail Thief Near Albuquerque Home

Keith Jardine UFC 96Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Keith Jardine chased down a mail thief near his Albuquerque, N.M., home recently and subdued the perpetrator while waiting for police to arrive.

KRQE reported Friday that Jardine spotted the thief stealing the fighter’s mail at his home then fleeing in a vehicle. Jardine hopped his his Ford Bronco, chased the vehicle down and got out to confront the thief.

After surrendering to Jardine, the thief was arrested and taken into custody.

Once apprehended, the thief, identified as 39-year-old Richard Davenport, claimed he had been picking up mail for a friend. Police, however, discovered that Davenport’s backseat was filled with mail from a number of different addresses.

Check out the video of Jardine’s interview with KRQE where he talks about the situation.

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