Packages pilfered by porch pirates


The Johnston Police Department is investigating a larceny of a UPS package from the front porch of a Custer Avenue resident.

According to a press release from the JPD, the victim reported to police having video surveillance of the larceny and the suspect stealing their packace on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm. The suspect is depicted on video surveillance fleeing the area in a black Dodge Caravan with unknown RI registration plates. Distinctive about the suspect vehicle is that the driver’s side brake and tail lamps are not functioning and the vehicle is missing the front driver’s hubcap. The suspect can be described as a dark skinned female, wearing a brown jacket and green pants with long braided black hair tied in a bun.

The Johnston Police is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect and if you have any information that may aid in the investigation you are encouraged to contact Detective Major Dolan at Police Headquaters (401-757-3139).


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