Lakewood's Suspected Serial Package Thief Nabbed in East Oak Cliff

A woman suspected of brazenly stealing packages in Lakewood over the last month -- even getting a taste of her own medicine this week when a resident's dogs left her a "package" of their own -- was arrested Thursday in east Oak Cliff.Lakewood residents have been flooding the neighborhood's Facebook group and NextDoor app with videos, pictures and posts about stolen packages. Many show the same woman, a blonde, steal packages in broad daylight and leave in a tan Buick Rendezvous with no license plates.Kelli Russell, 33, was arrested Thursday afternoon for failing to signal, driving with an expired registration and driving without license plates.According to police, Russell was taken in for questioning and a search warrant was issued for her residence. There, police found "a large amount" of stolen packages.  Continue reading...

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