2 arrested after report of 'porch pirates' stealing packages in Racine

RACINE -- Two people were arrested on Thursday morning, Dec. 20 in Racine after it was reported someone was stealing packages from a porch on Arlington Avenue near West Boulevard.

Police responded to the area just before 10 a.m. They received a description of the suspect vehicle, which was located a short time later -- and the arrests were made.

The two people who were detained were taken to the Racine Police Department for questioning.

Police said "during the investigation, it was discovered that there were other packages from other areas of the city. "

Investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime.  Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES).  Text message should begin with RACS.

Police issued the below reminders/tips so you don't fall victim to so-called "porch pirates:"