Resident helps police catch College Station porch pirate

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COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) Andre Hammond of College Station was arrested this week for stealing packages off of resident's porches in a College Station neighborhood.

According to a police statement, one resident called the police when she noticed Hammond going door-to-door ringing doorbells and scoping her neighbor's residences to steal their packages.

Once police arrived in the neighborhood, they found empty boxes on the streets that Hammond had stolen. They reached out to the resident's to confirm their packages were stolen along with the items in the packages.

Police used Hammond's vehicle information to find his home where they waited for him to arrive. Once he pulled up, police searched his truck and found the stolen packages.

He was arrested and booked into the Brazos County Jail for theft.