Elk Grove Porch Pirate Caught

ELK GROVE, CA – A real-life Grinch, a porch pirate has been arrested after stealing Amazon packages in Elk Grove.

“With the assistance of their surveillance system, an Elk Grove family was able to provide us video footage of a delivery driver dropping off a package and taking another package that had been delivered by another company from the family’s doorstep,” the Elk Grove Police Department said. “With the cooperation and assistance of Amazon, officers were able to identify the suspect as 26-year-old Mohamed Hussein, who later turned himself in at the Elk Grove Police Department.”

Camera surveillance is a great tool not only for peace of mind but for acting like an extra set of eyes! This time the camera caught a real-life Grinch, the department said.