DENVER (KDVR) — Porch pirates have been seen time and time once more snatching coveted packages from different individuals’s properties and getting away with it.
Within the Central Park neighborhood of Denver, Gillian Hodkinson thought that was going to be the case for her too.
“The Amazon parcel was delivered about 4:25 p.m., and at 4:36 p.m., this man reveals up, parked his automobile simply in entrance of the home, walks up,” Hodkinson mentioned. “I don’t know should you observed that we had a Ring doorbell or not, however all the things was caught on digicam.”
The video reveals a person strolling proper up and grabbing a package deal instantly in entrance of Hodkinson’s Ring digicam. You may clearly see his face and distinct tattoos on each arms as he grabs a number of extra packages and leaves in a white SUV.
“How dare you do this? And then you definitely didn’t even cowl your face,” Hodkinson mentioned. “You didn’t make any secret of the truth that you got here and did this. I’m actually, actually irritated as a result of my son is a vet tech, he’s not a rich man. To steal from any individual who doesn’t make very a lot cash, it’s imply, it’s horrid.”
Hodkinson put the video up on her neighborhood Fb web page and Nextdoor app. She didn’t actually assume something would come of it, then a neighbor captured a small element within the video making a giant distinction.
“The shirt that he had on, it was a particular shirt,” she mentioned. “Any individual had acknowledged it and mentioned, ‘Right here’s the place he labored’ and we had been capable of get the video to the administration workforce.”
Days later, a brand new Ring notification popped up exhibiting packages being dropped off on her porch by a extra covered-up man. The supply additionally got here with a letter.
“It says ‘I’m actually sorry I took your package deal. I felt horrible and it value me my job due to it. So, I simply wished to return your belongings to do the best factor. I can promise you it received’t occur once more, I’m actually sorry.’”
Hodkinson hopes this helps educate the porch pirate a lesson and he stays true to his promise in his apology notice.