Suspect arrested after stolen Amazon package found listed for sale online

Have you ever been struck by a porch pirate? This woman was and she spotted the package listed for sale online the following day.

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One suspect has been arrested and a second still being sought after a stolen Amazon package containing a $1,500 stroller was later found listed for sale online.

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On Nov. 24, Amazon delivered a pricey new stroller to the doorstep of a Surrey home.

A short time later, security footage showed a car with its trunk open pulling up to the door, followed by a woman exiting the car to grab the package and jaming it into the trunk before getting back into the car and driving away.

“In this case, even a security camera system wasn’t enough to deter thieves,” said Cpl. Mike Kalanj with Burnaby RCMP.

“We are urging everyone to take precautions with deliveries over the holidays.”

The suspect’s face and license plate were not clearly depicted in the footage, which the resident shared with police.

The following the day, the woman who ordered the stroller noticed what she believed was the same stroller being listed for sale online.

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She reached out to police, who traced the listing back to a male suspect in Burnaby.

Two days following the theft, police executed a search warrant at the suspect’s Burnaby home. The stroller, still in its original Amazon delivery box, was recovered, along with a stolen Mercedez Bens which is believed to have been the vehicle used in the theft.

Police say the suspect is known to police and has since been arrested for possession of stolen property, dangerous driving, breach of conditions and for charges linked to an unrelated arrest warrant.

The suspect has been released and is expected back in court at a later date.

Investigators are still, however, seeking to identify a second female suspect spotted in the security footage. The suspect has tattoos on both hands and police are asking anyone with information about the woman’s identity to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 and cite file #21-41250.

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