Tiffin, Ohio — The Tiffin Police Department is warning area residents that they are seeing an increase in the number of package thefts, and provided some tips on how to protect yourself from becoming the next victim.
“The police department has seen an increase in the number of package thefts in the area. We ask that everyone be vigilant when ordering online,” TPD wrote in a Facebook post Tuesday morning.
According to TPD, there are some ways to prevent yourself from becoming a victim, including:
- Request a signature for deliveries
- Use a package receiving service
- Have a place where the packages can be secured when delivered
- Install doorbell or security cameras
- Install a security system or motion lighting
“We have recovered some of these items. If you were expecting a package delivery in mid-late January, containing Victoria’s Secrets or computer components, and it did not arrive, please contact the Detective Bureau,” TPD added.