Police after porch pirate following numerous thefts in Ajax and Pickering


Published April 20, 2022 at 4:43 pm

Durham Regional Police are on the lookout for a prolific porch pirate after numerous packages were swiped from doorsteps across Ajax and Pickering.

The packages have been snatched away throughout April, resulting in numerous police reports. Police think the unidentified man responsible, caught on security cameras, is driving a dark Dodge van with the licence plate #CLER 114.

Police describe the man as white of an average build. He wore a baseball cap at two of the thefts. Two security screencaps show him wearing grey Nike sweatpants, a black mask and white sneakers. He was wearing a different grey t-shirts in each photo, one of which had dark horizontal stripes.

Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call Cst. Thavaseelan at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) .

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