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‘Porch pirate’ carrying bear spray arrested

Snohomish County deputies have arrested a man that was seen stealing packages from homes while carrying bear spray.

Law enforcement found the man in a stolen Ford pickup.

On Monday, the man was seen on surveillance video carrying bear spray while approaching the front door of a South Everett home. Two packages were stolen from the porch.

The man left in a white Toyota Tacoma, which police said was stolen and was later recovered.

Deputies said the bear spray was in the vehicle.

The man was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $75,000.