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A grinch arrested, some stolen packages recovered in Guilford County: deputies

A Christmas Grinch has been found according to the Guilford County Sheriff's Office, along with some packages he stole from porches.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Guilford County Sheriff's Office has restored some of the Christmas cheer that was stolen from families in the Oak Ridge and Summerfield areas. 

Deputies say a suspected porch pirate had been stealing delivered packages in those neighborhoods for the past couple of weeks.  

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On Monday, the Sheriff's Office says detectives identified the suspect and went to his home. WFMY News 2 is working to obtain the identity of the suspect. 

Detectives say they recovered several packages, but much of the recovered property was no longer in the original mailing package. 

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So, if you believe you were a victim of this crime spree, call Detective Lee with the Guilford County Sheriff's Office at the District One Substation at 336-641-2300. 

Proof of purchase will be requested if you're trying to reclaim your package.