Alleged package thief arrested

Morning Sun - 08-14


PITTSBURG — A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stealing a package from a Pittsburg resident’s porch, according to the Pittsburg Police Department. Shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, PPD officers responded to a residence in the 1000 block of East 7th Street for a report of a package being stolen from the porch. During their subsequent investigation, officers learned that the victim had a video doorbell which recorded the theft. The video was shared with officers and posted to the Ring Neighbors Portal by the victim. Based on the footage, officers were able to identify a suspect.