Alleged thief's T-shirt mistake during court appearance

Josh Dutton
·News Reporter
·1-min read

An alleged porch thief has made the job easier for police after making an odd decision during his court appearance.

A resident of Goose Creek, in South Carolina, posted a photo of a man on Facebook on November 10 alleging he’s a “porch pirate” or someone who steals things left outside people’s front doorsteps.

She alleged he stole a package off her porch after stealing an Amazon delivery from her neighbour.

An alleged porch pirate is pictured in Goose Creek, in South Carolina.
This man allegedly stole packages from a number of front porches. Source: Facebook

The woman posted a photo of the man and claims she called the police.

Goose Creek Police Department shared the woman’s post.

“Well, sometimes people actually do make our job easy,” police wrote.

“This guy decided to come into our courtroom the day after the first post was made and lucky for us he was even wearing the same shirt. We are happy to say he is in custody.”

It’s not clear what he’s been charged with and if his appearance in court was related to the alleged theft.

Two people pictured in court in South Carolina, including a man wearing a T-shirt singled out in an alleged theft..
Police said the accused wore the same T-shirt to court. Source: Goose Creek Police Department

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