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Alert citizen helps police catch package thief

Sunday, January 06, 2013
Mugshot of suspected package thief Andrew Philip Stafford of Union City

Mugshot of suspected package thief Andrew Philip Stafford of Union City (KGO Photo)

Palo Alto police say an alert citizen helped nab a thief who was stealing packages off front porches.

25-year-old Andrew Philip Stafford of Union City was arrested after a neighbor called 911 to report someone stealing two packages off a porch.

Stafford is facing charges of weapons violations and possession of stolen property and narcotics.

Police say he has also been connected to other package thefts in the San Jose area.

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