Grinches Caught on Tape Stealing Holiday Deliveries

Cameras on homes have caught thieves taking packages from doorsteps.
3:00 | 12/19/13

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We turn to real-life grinches who steal holiday packages off people's doorsteps. You're seeing it there. Abc's neal karlinsky has video of some of the worst offenders caught in the act. Reporter: 'Tis the season when wannabe grinches treat deliveries as a grab bag. Increasingly, caught on home surveillance cameras. In utah, these two thieves were shamelessly casual, as they strolled away with a half-dozen packages that had just been delivered. In michigan, a thief in a less-than-stealth, screaming orange sweatshirt, stole a teacher's christmas gifts to her students. To have somebody come and not only take something that doesn't belong to them. But to steal from 60 kids. Reporter: The postal service estimates 16.5 billion cards and packages will be shipped in the month before christmas. Gina told us, she wondered why her order didn't show up as SCHEDULED LAST FRIDAY THE 13th. Then, she checked her home surveillance cameras. What did you think when you saw that? My heart just dropped. Reporter: This camera is so visible. Do you think she saw that and put her head down? Yes. You think she would turn around and go back to her car. No. She still took that chance. Reporter: The lowest of the low struck before the holidays, as this worst father of the year candidate sends a toddler up to do the dirty work. Look. She's just barely big enough to carry the box. Once delivered, the man puts both, stolen loot and child, in the same stroller and rolls off. But grinches beware. With more cameras watching front doors, police, this morning, are shopping for bad guys and offering free same-day delivery to jail. For "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. We are going to make some news here. Lara has a confession. I had a flashback while we were watching that piece. Before I was like 4. And my mom had packages in the garage. In the neighborhood. She went to the neighbor. Grabbed the packages. But my mom didn't put me up to it. I think we learned of a terrible crime. Thank you, neal, for that memory. To everyone else out there, over the age of 4, it is a federal crime. That's horrible. Grinch. You're telling us about the

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