Package thief leaves thank you note

Clay Curtis
December 16, 2019

A package thief who made off with a woman's delivery in St. Paul this week chose to leave something behind for the victim - a handwritten thank you note taunting her for the package.

"I do appreciate a nicely-crafted 'thank you" note, but this is ridiculous, ' she stated.

The note said: "So just a quick little thank you for leaving me the opportunity of stealing your package". Very nice of you.

A thief who stole a package from the front steps of a St. Paul home left a thank-you note behind.

And thefts are becoming increasingly common, as deliveries increase ahead of the holidays. Amazon has a real-time tracking service that allows recipients to track packages, even detailing how many stops a driver will make, so they can be home when deliveries get there.

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Other options include shopping locally rather than online when possible, having the package held by the delivery service for you to pick up at their distribution center at your convenience, or utilizing other secure delivery services such as Amazon Locker.

"We want people to report crimes as they occur so we can keep track of them and hopefully solve them", Ernster said.

Christine Hyatt, of Colorado Springs, has now started to fill empty Amazon boxes with trash and leave them on her front porch to be taken away by the unsuspecting thieves.

Sgt. Mike Ernster of St. Paul Police said the note was "unheard of" and "something we've never seen before".

The police department tweeted: "Porch pirates are the scourge of the holiday season, creeping around neighborhoods [sic] at all hours of the day, tiptoeing up to homes, stealing packages that don't belong to them". "But now they're leaving thank you notes?"

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