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Package thief arrested

Police Department Press Release

December 2, 2019

On Wednesday morning, November 27, 2019, at approximately 11:50 AM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department responded to a residence on S. Locust St., in Pittsburg, regarding a report of a package theft from the front porch. The victim of this incident reported the act was captured by their home video surveillance system.

Shortly thereafter, at approximately 12:40 PM, the suspect from this incident, who was identified by the victim’s home video surveillance system, was located in the area of 9th and Broadway Streets and, with the assistance of the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, was taken into custody without incident. The suspect, 18-year-old Davisey A.P. Morris, of Pittsburg, was arrested for one count of misdemeanor theft and was transported to the jail at the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for booking. Ms. Morris is being held in lieu of a $2,000.00 bond.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyon having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700, or at our automated tip line, (620) 231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.