Pinellas County deputies search for porch pirate suspect

Detectives are looking for a suspected porch pirate caught on camera two days in a row at homes in unincorporated St. Petersburg.

The first alleged theft happened Thursday, January 4 around 5:15 p.m. at 3552 50th Avenue North, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says.

A man is seen on a home surveillance video pulling his vehicle up to the house, walking onto the porch, and taking a package delivered earlier in the day by Amazon.

The next day, deputies say the same man was seen by surveillance cameras at 3918 53rd Avenue North taking another package.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s or early 30s, about 5'10" tall, weighing 180 pounds, and having a dark colored beard.

He has a full sleeve tattoo on his right arm and numerous tattoos on his left.

He was driving a 2010-2014, gray Infiniti G37/Q40 with tinted windows.

There also is an unidentified female on the passenger side of the vehicle, detectives said.

Anyone who recognized the man in the video or has information about this case is asked to contact Detective M. Cox of the Burglary and Pawn Unit at 727-582-6200 or

To remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or