SACRAMENTO, Calif (KGO) -- A Bay Area lawmaker has introduced a bill that could put package thieves behind bars.
The legislation by Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Cupertino, would cover packages on a porch, doorstep, patio, driveway, or other parts outside a home.
Package thieves could be charged with a misdemeanor, which carries a sentence of up to one year in jail.
A felony conviction would result in a sentence of up to three years in jail.
Porch pirate crackdown: Bay Area assemblyman proposes legislation to crack down on package thieves