MODESTO (CBS13) – Police in Modesto arrested three suspected “porch pirates” on Wednesday.

Modesto police say their Property Crimes Unit had put together an operation along the 1300 block of Encina Avenue. A package was soon stolen from a porch and officers went into action.

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The three suspected porch pirates. (Credit: Modesto Police Department)

 

After pulling the suspect car over, they arrested three women: 57-year-old Kim Cole, 52-year-old Christina Torres and 34-year-old Sara Rodriguez.

All three were booked into jail and are facing charges of theft and conspiracy.

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The suspected porch pirates’ car. (Credit: Modesto Police Department)

 

Rodriguez was also found to be on probation for theft, so she is also facing charges of a violation of probation.

Police say the package that was stolen has since been returned to its rightful owner.

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