While Christmas content goes viral over the electronic highways, theft plagues residents during the height of the shopping season.
The concept is simple. The crooks simply wait until their prospective victims leave their homes for work and for the arrival of the delivery truck. Innumerable “grab and go” thefts go unsolved every year in municipalities across the nation, leaving a trail of frustration and dismay. While all is not lost to the grinches and grinchees of the parcel underworld. According the KHOU-TV, a Houston resident decided to take a proactive approach and built an explosive device triggered by motion into a package. The mechanism is sure to diminish the current firestorm of re-gifting and gift exchanges on the black market.
Read the KHOU-TV story here.
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