GRANTSVILLE, Utah, Dec. 9, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A woman has been arrested and a second suspect is outstanding after a string of property thefts in Grantsville.
“The Grantsville Police Department is currently investigating a string of property crimes which occurred on the evening on Saturday and the morning of Sunday,” the department said in a news release on Facebook.
“We have been notified by the public of multiple instances of mail theft that occurred Saturday.”
Officers located one female suspect who allegedly committed mail theft in the South Willow area, and the areas of Deseret Circle, Legacy Lane, Willow Street and Orchard Lane, the news release said.
“In the suspect’s purse were multiple empty Christmas cards that we are unsure of who they belong to,” the news release said. “If you live in this area and are expecting a Christmas card that has not arrived, please notify us so we can return the cards to their rightful owner.”
The woman was arrested and is facing charges of eight counts of felony possession of another’s financial card, two counts of felony mail theft, felony child endangerment, felony possession of another’s identity document as well as 18 counts of class A misdemeanor mail theft, driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, possession of Oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia.
“Though we were able to apprehend one of the Christmas grinches, we are still on the look out for the other,” the news release goes on. “The Grantsville City Police department is seeking the community’s help. We are looking for a heavier-set male suspect with a beard. He was last seen driving a newer model, blue Acura 4-door passenger vehicle. He was observed by multiple people to be driving around town following the UPS truck stealing packages off peoples porches.”
It’s not clear at this time if the two cases are connected.
If you have any information on the outstanding suspect, please contact the Grantsville City Police department by phone on 435-884-6881 or message the department through Facebook anonymously.