Package Theft Prevention


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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Police say while you’re holiday shopping, thieves are holiday stealing.

“They’re putting some effort into it that’s for sure,” said Waterbury Police’s Deputy Chief Fred Spagnolo. In the Waterbury Overlook neighborhood, they caught one crook riding a bike a few weeks ago taking packages right off front door steps.

“Other neighbors in our neighborhood noticed this going on, followed him a little bit,” said Yonah Fishman. Eli Shore said, “We stopped him and ultimately he stole packages from the area. As soon as we stopped him he dropped the packages. He dropped his bike and tried running away.”

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