PPB Collaborates with Postal Service in Bait Package Mission - One Arrested (Photo)

December 05, 2019 07:13

  

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, members of the East Precinct's Neighborhood Response Team partnered with the Postal Inspector and began a mission to help combat package thefts. With permission from homeowners, officers deployed bait packages equipped with GPS transmitters on porches in targeted locations.

On Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:57 a.m., Officers were alerted that one of the packages had been stolen. Officers tracked the package and located the suspect on foot near Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Ramona Street. The suspect was taken into custody.

28-year-old Jacob Anthony Baker was lodged into the Multnomah County Detention Center on felony charges related to mail theft.


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