Porch pirates steal packages while riding golf cart, deputies say

Deputies say they identified the two porch pirates seen in surveillance video traveling on a golf cart to steal a package from a Riverview home.

On December 19 around 6:15 p.m., Hillsborough County deputies say two female girls, ages 13 and 14, traveled through the Estuary Subdivision in Riverview towards a home in the 11600 block of Palmetto Pine Street. 

In surveillance video, the golf cart is seen stopping in front of the Riverview home. The young passenger exited the golf cart and removed a FedEx package containing an Apple TV streaming router, which costs around $140, and two U.S. Postal Service packages with a T-shirt, which costs almost $10 and hand balm, which costs $12.77. The packages were on the victim’s front porch.

Both teens have ben charged with theft and have entered into the Juvenile Arrest Avoidance Program.