ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man is accused of stealing dozens of packages delivered to doorsteps in a local neighborhood.

Forty-three-year-old Pedro Flores is charged with felony theft.

St. Paul police say when Flores was arrested Wednesday he had about 40 stolen items in his car. They say another dozen items were found in his home.

Authorities say the items included designer clothes, a scooter, video games and other items sent via Federal Express.

Police tracked down Flores after several witnesses reported his license-plate number.

Online court records didn’t list an attorney for Flores on Friday.

Police spokesman Andy Skoogman says authorities are trying to return the confiscated items to their rightful owners. He tells the St. Paul Pioneer Press that residents who haven’t received gifts they were expecting should contact police.

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Comments (7)
  1. Eric says:

    Merrry Christmas…

  2. Tski says:

    Go straight to jail…DO NOT pass go…

  3. Resist Evil says:

    Interested why Forty-three-year-old Pedro Flores would steal presents? He had car and a home. Insane or twisted, desperate and hungry, I am curious of what we are up against in these hard times? Anyone know the truth?

  4. marc says:

    to sell them because they are worth money beacause no matter what u have you all want more stuff. duh

  5. Jack Waggon says:

    He couldn’t fit the presents up his nose, so he wanted to sell them to get the right stuff.

  6. Al. R says:

    This man should be allowed to keep his persnoal things to take with him to his cell, only to have the meanest ,toughest ,most ruthless of inmates to come and visit him,and remove them forcebly from him,See if he enjoys his holidays now,,its not the accual presents that makes it a celebration,,its the thoughts that go with it. What a jerk.

  7. Kevin says:

    More immigrants please!!!!! Is taco man legal?

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