On Thursday, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a witness observed a suspicious male in the act of stealing a delivered package in the area of Bosque and Magnet.
The witness called the Irvine Police Department and provided a description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving.
IPD police officers located the vehicle and detained the suspect. Multiple stolen packages were recovered and the suspect was arrested for theft.
Thank you to the witness in this case for calling IPD when he observed criminal activity.
As a reminder, please call the Irvine Police Department anytime you witness suspicious persons or vehicles in your neighborhood. You can reach the Irvine Police Department at 949-724-7000, or call 9-1-1 in case of an emergency.
Also, please remember to track your packages and bring them inside as soon as possible after they are delivered. Unattended packages are an easy target for opportunistic thieves.