According to Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department, around 1:30 Thursday afternoon, officers responded to the 4300 block of Hidden Valley Dr. in reference to multiple reports of packages being stolen from porches. After several hours of investigation, officers were able to gather a description of the suspect vehicle and later arrested a 52-year-old woman in the 900 block of N. 12th. As a result of the investigation, officers recovered a large amount of stolen packages.
The case is being further investigated by the Detective Division. At this time, all packages recovered remain in Police Evidence.
Capt. Wilson said if anyone thinks they may be missing a package, they can contact the police department to make a report at (816) 271-4777.