Homeowner Tracks Down Alleged Package Thief From Home Security Video

Outraged homeowner tracked down the thief after posting security footage to Facebook.
1:29 | 08/01/14

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All right, George, we turn to a video that went viral hoping one homeowner catch a criminal that ripped him off. The outraged victim posting this security camera on Facebook to help track down a crook who swiped a FedEx package right off of his front porch. ABC's Reena ninan explains. Reporter: Take a look at this video. Watch as this man in broad daylight walks up to Dan Dillon's Indianapolis porch and is caught on not one, but five security cameras ripping into this package just delivered by FedEx. And walking away with $300 earrings, but not before staring directly into this camera. Dillon taking his frustration to Facebook before going to police posting the videos prominently showing the burglar's face writing this message. Any of you indy southsiders know this guy? My wife wants her earrings back. A crime is a crime. Whether you think it's right or wrong and depending on your circumstances but you just can't steal. Reporter: Almost 10,000 people shared his video in just 24 hours leading the cops directly to this suspect, Brandon Nelms the next day. It was extremely high quality video which led to being able to identify the suspect. It's just amazing what the internet and social media can do and bringing all these people around. Reporter: One man relying on an army of Facebook friends to catch the same guy, his cameras caught too. For "Good morning America," Reena ninan, ABC news, New York.

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