Police identify package thief who went viral for string of thefts in St. Charles

porch pirate in St. Charles
Photo credit (St. Charles County Police Dept.)

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo (KMOX) - Police haven't released the woman's name, but say there are charges pending against her after photos and video went viral of a number of thefts throughout St. Charles County.

The St. Charles County Police Department shared video of the woman on Wednesday and asked for the public's help in identifying her. She was captured on camera taking a package from a porch in the 1000 block of Durham Garden Drive.

Photos of what appears to be the same woman pulling off a similar crime at another home in the area were shared on Facebook. Those photos were shared more than 7,000 times since they were posted on Tuesday.

In both cases, the woman was wearing a blue hoodie and safety vest, and driving a truck with an Enterprise logo on it.

Another photo of the apparent suspect shows her in the same clothes, but this time with a different truck.

The woman has apparently been stealing from homes in the St. Peters, O’Fallon and St. Charles areas. Police say if you think you were a victim of a similar crime, call them at 636-949-3002.

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