NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A surveillance camera has captured two crooks stealing mail from a condominium in Northwest Miami-Dade.
In the video, a man wearing a white shirt could be seen using a screwdriver or similar tool to pry open mailboxes at Bella Colina Condominiums this past Sunday.
Another person appears moments later in the video with a trash bag, and the two could be seen stuffing the bag with mail.
“When I first saw the video, I was stunned,” a resident said. “We started having issues when the stimulus checks started to arrive and the unemployment checks. They just grab and take everything. What they’re looking for, I have no idea.”
Residents said they are frustrated because they have not been getting their mail for the last month or two. They said this has happened five times in less than a year.
“They’ve been stealing the mail, so yeah, it’s a big problem that is going on right now,” a second resident said. “I’m a Christian, so I’ll tell them that’s not what God wants you to do.”
The break-ins have been reported to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Investigators have confirmed they are looking into the incidents.
“It’s scary because sometimes you have mail that you have your information in there and you have your address, you may have a credit card, you may have your social security number,” the first resident said. “It’s things that they can use against you. Hopefully, we can catch them, and this can stop.”
It remains unclear whether or not the two people spotted on camera during the Sunday incident are involved in all five incidents.
If you have any information on these thefts, call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455.
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