Suspects caught on camera allegedly taking packages

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HOLLADAY, Utah -- Several packages were taken from the front porch of a Holladay family last Friday. Some had Christmas presents inside, others had material for a new home the Hardy family is building.

The suspects were caught on camera.

"My wife came home and said 'hey, where's the packages that were delivered today,'" said Lyle Hardy.

In two minutes, a man and a woman take eight packages as seen on a home surveillance video.

"It was about five thousand dollars worth of stuff," Hardy said.

Police say the holidays are a prime time for crimes of opportunity.

"We would always recommend that people track their package, be aware of when they are going to come, so they can either be home to collect them, or ask a trusted neighbor or family member or friend to pick those up," said Lt. Justin Hoyal, Unified Police Department. "You can also check with the delivery company to see what options they have about storing them at their business and then picking them up from there."

In this case, the Hardy's were tracking their packages online and said they had only been on the front porch for about an hour.

Detectives can take tips at 801-743-8702.

Related: Package theft prevention tips from SLCPD

4 comments

  • stephanie

    packages were stolen from my front door on Friday as well… In Murray… I wonder if these are the people who have had me stressed out for the last 4 days!?

  • seriously????

    Dont get me wrong when i ask this, What these two did was wrong, Or eles my street smarts are kicking in when i ask this, but what id like to know, is how they just “knew” to pull up in the drive way, seeing cars parked in front of the house and next door, Was almost comfortable enough to grab them off the porch not knowing if perhaps someone could open the door at any moment….And why does the home owner have cameras at every angle?

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