Package delivery security a local concern during holidays

December 9, 2014

Two weeks ago, a UPS driver delivering a package to a resident of the GK Beckett Estates neighborhood pointed out a car pulled up nearby that he thought might be following him. The driver had recently received complaints of missing packages—packages that he had left on residential porches. As they watched, the car quickly made a U-turn and drove away.

As the holidays approach and online shopping increases, security for packages becomes a concern.

A warning about the incident was posted on Nextdoor, a social networking service that allows neighborhood residents to communicate. The notice turned into neighborly offers of assistance from some in the Westcreek area.

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