Gwinnett Police seek public’s help in identifying suspects in porch package thefts

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(Grayson & Lawrenceville, Georgia)  The Gwinnett County Police Department General Crimes Unit  is seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in two recent front porch package thefts in Grayson and Lawrenceville. If anyone has any information to share in these cases, they are asked to contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.crimestoppersatlanta.org.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  18-109979, 18-114643

This first one took place on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, from a home on Water Willow Drive in Grayson. An unknown man was seen on surveillance footage allegedly stealing a package from the front porch. Based on the footage, the suspect may be driving an older model red passenger car. Case No. 18-109979)

Suspect

  • Male, unknown race, thin build, grey hoodie, dark pants, black hat
Suspect in Grayson porch package theft. Photo credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

In the second incident, on Monday, Dec. 10, two female suspects were seen on surveillance footage approaching a home on Great Shoals Drive in unincorporated Lawrenceville. The women (one was pregnant, and the other was holding a small child) allegedly casually walked up, stole the package, and walked away.  Case No. 18-114643

Suspects

  • Female, Hispanic or light-skinned black, 20s, long dark hair, light colored shirt, grey pants, possibly mother of child under age 3
  • Female, Hispanic or light-skinned black, 20s, dark hair in messy bun, pregnant, pink or purple clothing
Suspect in Lawrenceville area porch package theft. Photo credit: Gwinnett County Police Department

GCPD offer the following tips to prevent package thefts.

  • Schedule the delivery to your place of employment
  • Schedule the delivery to a neighbor’s home who is usually home
  • Don’t schedule delivery when you are on vacation
  • Arrange for delayed delivery through USPS if you plan to be out-of-town
  • If given the option, schedule the drop-off location to be somewhere discreet
  • Arrange for your package to be delivered to a designated carrier location

 

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