Police arrest thief caught on camera taking packages from Arvada porch

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.