FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2018
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations and Communications Manager, 703-771-5278
Loudoun County, VA- As the holiday season approaches and the numbers of gifts purchased online rises, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents to take steps to avoid the theft of your delivered items.
“In recent days we have received several reports of packages that were delivered to homes and later stolen from front porches. Unfortunately, this type of crime rises during the holiday season,” said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman. “We are asking residents take a few steps to combat this type of theft and we are asking you to immediately report any suspicious activity in your community,” Sheriff Chapman added.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office asks residents to consider taking these steps to help protect their delivered items:
Residents are asked to call the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 703-777-1021 to report any suspicious activity.