Santa Rosa police arrest suspected package thief

SANTA ROSA (KRON) — Santa Rosa police said they have arrested a package thief Tuesday afternoon whose photo had been released in connection with package thefts in the city.

Police said tips led to the arrest of 36-year-old Jennifer Ann Welsh of Santa Rosa. She was arrested near her home at around 2:30 p.m., according to police.

Police said Welsh admitted to taking a package from a home. None of the stolen property was recovered, police said.

She also admitted to seeing her photo in media outlets, Sgt. Josh Ludtke said.

Welsh was booked into Sonoma County jail on theft charges.

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