Woman Caught Red-Handed Stealing Packages from Homeowners

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BETTENDORF, Iowa -- A woman was caught red-handed stealing packages from a Bettendorf front porch Sunday.

Home surveillance video captured the woman walk up to the porch, grab the packages and walk away.

The homeowners called police and posted the video to Facebook.

The woman actually went back to the home the next day and returned the packages to the back door, where there was no camera.

But the damage was already done since it didn’t take long for cyber sleuths to recognize the woman.

Police tracked down Marcia Cervantes, of Leclaire, and charged her with misdemeanor theft.