Theft From Listowel Porch

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – The holidays are over, but thieves are still targeting unsecured deliveries.

On January 11 2021, just after 12:00 p.m., a Listowel resident reported to the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) that a delivered package had been stolen from the porch of a residence on Main Street West. The value of the stolen package is approximately $200.

The Perth County OPP want to remind all community residents to please contact the police immediately if they observe any suspicious activity.

Tips to Prevent Delivery Thefts:

  • Shop local, and use in-store pickup services when possible
  • Use “delivery tracking” to time deliveries
  • Request a signature upon delivery
  • Leave instructions on concealing and securing deliveries
  • Have someone else receive your package
  • Have packages delivered to where you will be (work, etc.)
  • Pick up packages at the delivery service depot
  • Customize delivery instructions with the vendor
  • Security system can monitor your home for drop-offs
  • Be a good neighbour and call police if you see anything suspicious

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