Police arrest thief caught on camera taking packages from Arvada porch

ARVADA, Colo. — A woman caught on camera stealing packages from the front porch of a home in Arvada has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

On Aug. 30, a doorbell camera captured video of a woman who pulled into the driveway in a Chevrolet Silverado and stole three boxes.

The packages belonged to Stacy Hieb, who said the packages contained diapers and some toilet paper worth a total of about $60.

On Wednesday, the Arvada Police Department announced it had arrested 32-year-old Tara Rathman. She was issued a municipal summons for theft from a yard.

Police said Rathman was identified by community members who saw the video on the news and social media sites.