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Yorkville police searching for 'porch pirate' following theft on Whitesboro Street

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Yorkville porch pirate investigation

Yorkville police are looking for a suspect caught on camera stealing items from a porch this week.

YORKVILLE, N.Y. – Yorkville police are searching for a “porch pirate” suspected of stealing items from a home on Whitesboro Street on Nov. 16.

The suspect was caught on camera during the theft, which happened around 10:30 a.m.

Police are looking for more security footage from nearby neighbors to help with this investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Yorkville police at 315-736-8331 or send photos or videos to: fallen@yorkvillepolice.org.

Police say people can take a few preventative actions to stop “porch pirates” from targeting their homes, including asking neighbors to pick up unattended packages, tracking mail delivery times or requiring signatures for deliveries.

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