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Package Thefts Caught on Camera

Post Date:07/20/2017 10:36 AM

Tahnee Lightfoot, Media Relations
818-548-3140 (office)
818-967-7088 (cell)
tlightfoot@glendaleca.gov

The Glendale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance involving two unrelated package theft cases.

Case #1 

1500 block of Wabasso Way, Glendale

On Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 3:27 pm, the suspect ran up to the front porch, grabbed the packages and fled.

Suspect Description - Female, 19-30 years old, thin build and wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.

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Case #2

5100 block of New York Avenue, La Crescenta

On Monday, July 3, 2017 at 1:04 pm, the suspect walked up onto the porch, knocked on the front door and when no one answered, she picked up the packages and walked away.

Suspect Description - Female, 55-65 years old, medium build and wearing light colored clothing and a Dodger cap.

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If you recognize these suspects, please contact the Glendale Police Department at 818-548-4911.

According to package theft statistics, each year more than 23 million Americans have their packages stolen. Follow these tips to avoid being a victim:

  • Have packages delivered to your workplace or to a location where someone is available to receive the item.
  • Use a PO Box.
  • Reroute or reschedule a delivery if you are not home.
  • Require a signature upon delivery.
  • Install a smart security camera at your front door.
  • Use a smart package locker. When adding the shipping address during the checkout process, you can find out whether an Amazon locker is available in your community.

 

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