Police in Roseville have a man and woman in custody on charges of swiping packages off the front porches of homes.
A man witnessed the theft of a package from his neighbor's porch and called police.
Officers responded to the area, armed with a good description of the getaway vehicle, and say they tracked down the suspect's SUV about a half-mile from the scene.
Police say the vehicle was stuffed full of packages from Roseville and Folsom, some of which had the address labels torn off.
Zachary Agnew, 26, and Peyton Stout, 23, of Sacramento were arrested for the crime. Roseville police said more than 70 stolen items were found in their possession.
If you believe you are a victim of this crime, you are urged to call the Roseville Police Department at (916) 774-5000.
Here are some tips to keep your packages safe:
- Ask the sender to require a signature for delivery. This will ensure no boxes are left on your front step.
- Track the package so you have an idea of when it will be arriving.
- Ship the package to your neighbor's house if they will be home or your work office.