Package Thefts Caught on Camera
Tahnee Lightfoot, Media Relations
The Glendale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance involving two unrelated package theft cases.
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.
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.
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.