Arrest made in theft (Porch Pirate) 9-25-19

Michael L. Haworth, Chief of Police
Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th Street N Pinellas Park, Florida 33781 

Contact: Sergeant Michael Lynch Public Information Officer
c- 727-214-7822 mlynch@pinellas-park.com 

Arrest made in theft of packages from porch (Porch Pirate) 

Based on tips received, we were able to move quickly in this case and identify the man responsible for the theft. Michael Smith was taken into custody early this morning and charged with burglary. His photo and PCA are attached. 

Released by Captain Adam Geissenberger, PIO 

### ***Original Release*** Pinellas Park Police Investigating a Porch Pirate "Theft" - Help to Identify 

What: Grand Theft Investigation Case Number: 19-75582 

When: Wednesday, September 25, at approximately 2 p.m. 

Where: 3800 block of 103rd Avenue N. Pinellas Park, FL. Pinellas Park Police investigators are looking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a theft of delivered packages from the front door of a residence. The theft occurred on Wednesday afternoon in the 3800 block of 103rd Avenue N. in Pinellas Park. The theft was captured on a "Ring" doorbell video. The suspect can be seen approaching the front door twice taking the two packages from the front door area of the residence and then walking away quickly with them. The suspect is described as a follows: White male, possibly 40 to 50 years of age, thin build, bald (shaved head), glasses, green polo-shirt with "Bite Squad" logo, blue long shorts, a watch on his left wrist, wrist bands on his right hand, dark socks, dark shoes. Anyone with information is asked to contact Pinellas Park Police at 727-369-7864 Anyone with information about this case who wants to remain anonymous, is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Pinellas at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477). You can also report anonymously online at www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org 

Released by: Sgt. M. Lynch - Pinellas Park PD ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 

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