Suspected package, mail thieves arrested in Pierce County

Suspected package, mail thieves arrested in Pierce County
(USPIS Seattle Division)

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Postal Inspection Service teamed up to catch people taking packages.

The operation took place between Dec. 10 and Dec. 18.

During the operation, a total of five suspects were taken in custody.

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A man and woman were arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail after investigators found them in possession of a large volume of suspected stolen packages and over 150 pieces of mail from more than 20 homes in Puyallup.

Two more people were taken into custody after they were found in possession of a stolen package that contained electronics.

One person was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of unlawful possession of a firearm.