The police department tweeted out pictures of officers personally delivering stolen packages to homes.
On 12/9, an astute citizen spotted six courier bags tossed in the bushes on Oak Grove Rd. near Arbolado Dr. Officers responded and determined the courier bags contained 45 undelivered Amazon packages addressed to residents in the surrounding neighborhoods. (1 of 2)... pic.twitter.com/agnCYfb5HG— Walnut Creek PD (@walnutcreekpd) December 12, 2017
After conducting an investigation to determine why the packages were tossed, Officers delivered each package to its intended recipient the morning of 12/10. Thanks to the eagle eyed citizen, we got to play Santa and ensure each package made it home before Christmas! (2 of 2) pic.twitter.com/7GuUNPeTN8— Walnut Creek PD (@walnutcreekpd) December 12, 2017
The officers wore Santa hats and had fun on the job.
Investigators say it appears the packages were stolen from a mail carrier's truck and then dumped in some bushes.