Thieves break into multiple Teller County mailboxes [Video]

TELLER COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) — As the holidays quickly approach, package safety is a must, whether it's at your home or at your mailbox.

Commander Greg Couch with the Teller County Sheriff’s Office said, “Online shopping has soared because of Covid obviously so the more online shopping you have the more shipping that’s going to be involved and they are going to be leaving those packages out if they are not able to be secured.”

But it’s not just porch pirates you need to be aware of — in Teller County, thieves pried open multiple mailboxes stealing both mail and packages from them.

Couch said, “Mail was all over the place and it was obvious that someone had pried the door off the large mailbox and had taken some items.”

So how can you keep this from happening to you? Couch has a few suggestions, “If you can have someone …

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