Facebook Post Helps Police Capture Package Thief
By Mike Perleberg
Daniel Stolz. Photo by Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
(Cleves, Oh.) – A porch pirate is under arrest in Cleves.
Daniel Stolz, 31, is charged with felony theft.
The theft victim, Laura Duerring, used a front porch surveillance camera to record Stolz in the act of taking a package that was unattended outside her family’s home on November 29. Duerring, posted a photo of the suspect and his pickup truck on Facebook on December 3.
The post went viral, receiving more than 1,100 shares. The attention led to a flood of tips to Hamilton County Sheriff’s investigators helping to identify the suspected thief.
Stolz was arrested Monday. He is due to be arraigned in Hamilton County court Tuesday morning.