Porch pirates steal holiday deliveries left on doorsteps


ILY IS NOW WITHOUT SOME MUCH-NEEDED BABY SUPPLIES.>>MERRY CHRISTMAS, RIGHT? COLLEEN: JUSTIN HAROLD AND HIS WIFE ARE GETTING READY FOR A NEW BABY, BUT PORCH PIRATES SPOILED THEIR PREPARATIONS. THEY STOLE FOUR PACKAGES WITH BABY SUPPLIES.>>IT’S NOT LIKE EVERYTHING IS SOME HIGH-DOLLAR PACKAGE. LIKE, IT WAS DIAPER CREAM AND BOTTLES FOR BREAST MILK. COLLEEN: AND ONE SENTIMENTAL GIFT FROM GRANDMA.>>CURTAINS FOR OUR NURSERY THAT MY MOTHER-IN-LAW HAD MADE. I FEEL LIKE IT’S JUST IN A TRASH CAN NOW. COLLEEN: THE HAROLDS LIVE IN COOPER PARK ON MILWAUKEE’S WEST SIDE WHERE NEIGHBORS HAVE BEEN TRACKING PACKAGE THIEVES ON THEIR COMMUNITY FACEBOOK PAGE. ONE FACEBOOK POSTER REPORTED WATCHING A WHITE CAR FOLLOWING DELIVERY TRUCK. AND MELISSA KOCH FOUND THIS EMPTY BOX WHILE WALKING HER DOG.>>THE WAY IT WAS RIPPED OPEN, I’M PRETTY SURE IT WAS TAKEN FROM SOMEBODY’S PORCH. I PICKED IT UP AND I WAS HOPING IT HAD SOMEBODY’S NAME AND ADDRESS ON IT SO I COULD TELL THEM. COLLEEN: THERE WAS NO NAME OR ADDRESS, SO SHE POSTED THIS PICTURE ON FACEBOOK. COOPER PARK IS NOT ALONE. PORCH PIRATES LIKE THIS GUY ARE HITTING ALL ACROSS THE AREA. LAST WEEK, A BREWERS HILL HOMEOWNER SHARED VIDEO OF THE THIEF WHO STOLE THE TV UPS DELIVERED.>>I THINK EVERYBODY AROUND HERE IS REALLY TRYING TO KEEP NEIGHBORS IN MIND AND MAKING SURE WE LOOK OUT FOR ONE ANOTHER. COLLEEN: MELISSA KOCH WANTS THE CROOKS TO KNOW SHE AND HER COOPER PARK NEIGHBORS ARE

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