10-year-old caught stealing Amazon packages from people’s porchesBy Alexis Bell 5:26 AM December 8, 2017
Many people have been complaining about delivery packages that have gone missing from their porches.
Now, the mystery may have been solved in an Ohio neighborhood.
Police were called after someone saw a young boy stealing a package from a home.
The child then got into a red Toyota Corolla that was driven by a teenager.
Police pulled over the vehicle and found the 10-year-old boy and a teenage driver along with 21 stolen packages.
Authorities said that the shipping labels on the packages showed that the items were taken from different houses in the Mentor area.
Police said that the stolen merchandise were worth $1,200.
Officers also found marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside the car.
Officers arrested 18-year-old Corey Whalen. She faces charges of theft, receiving stolen property, marijuana possession, possessing marijuana paraphernalia, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The 10-year-old boy was also arrested. He was referred to Lake County Juvenile Court. Police haven’t revealed the relationship between Whalen and the boy.