Gov. Stitt signs bill that would strengthen penalties against porch pirates

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A bill aimed at strengthening penalties against those who steal mail packages and other items out of others’ mailboxes or off porches was signed into law by Governor Kevin Stitt on Monday. House Bill 2777, by Sen. Lonnie Paxton, creates the Porch Piracy Act of 2020 to help better protect businesses […]

Police searching for alleged porch pirate in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Officials are searching for a man who allegedly stole a package from a local home. Officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department say a porch pirate attempted to hide his face from a doorbell camera while stealing a package from a front porch. Investigators say they have already contacted the company […]

Deputies coordinate with delivery truck drivers to deter 'porch pirates'

CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Investigators in Cleveland County say they are taking a stand against ‘porch pirates.’ Throughout the holidays, deputies with the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office say they conducted 125 extra patrols during Operation Santa Watch. Authorities say they coordinated with 32 delivery trucks from UPS, FedEx, and Amazon to prevent porch package […]

Police release video of alleged porch pirate in northwest Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Although the holidays are behind us, police are still working to track down porch pirates who made themselves known during the Christmas season. On Dec. 14, investigators say a woman walked up to the porch of a home near N.W. 164th and May and stole a package. The alleged crime was […]

Porch pirate ends up with 2 pounds of Pez

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – “It’s just bizarre. Completely bizarre,” says Carissa Massago, a Village woman. Massago is in complete shock after she opened up her Ring Neighbor’s app. “There it was… somebody running to our front door, grabbing a package out of our mailbox,” says Massago. After the man snatches the package, you can see […]

Piedmont porch pirate follows delivery truck; waits for packages

PIEDMONT, Okla. –  A local porch pirate following the delivery truck, waiting for the driver to drop off packages and drive away, that`s when the crooks pull up and grab the gifts. “It is very bold; I think to go on people`s property and take their stuff,” said Dawn Tucker. The holiday season is supposed […]

Family fights back against porch pirates with dirty diapers

TAMPA – A 9-month-old Tampa baby is teaching porch pirates a lesson they probably didn’t expect to get. It all started when the Saleep family say they noticed packages missing, including food and one of the baby’s gifts. “I wanted them to get like a taste of their own medicine,” said Sharly Saleep. So, the […]

‘Tis the Season for Porch Pirates: How to keep your holiday deliveries safe

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Whether you are buying gifts for other people or treating yourself with seasonal deals, the holiday season usually means a spike in packages delivered directly to your door, so Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready wants you to know how to prevent porch pirates. According to a 2017 survey from InsuranceQuotes.com, almost 26 million Americans […]

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