Just because the warning is coming from the Meridian Police Department, everyone in the Treasure Valley should be aware and cautious. No one wants to be the victim of theft but it seems even worse around the holidays when children, teens and adults are eagerly expecting and waiting for their Christmas gifts.
The packages you ordered online are on their way to you, and the thieves know that. "Porch pirates" are those unsavory types who follow delivery trucks through neighborhoods and swipe the packages they leave on your porch.
Here's what you can do to protect yourself.