According to Richland Police two residents have been arrested and are now spending time in the Benton County jail after an investiagtion led to their arrest.

Residents in Richland reported to the Richland Police that UPS and FEDEX parcels that were supposed to be delivered apparently never arrived. After one homeowner reported an empty box with a receipt in to the police the investigation led to the arrest of

Dustin A. Stacks, 21, of Richland.

Police then got a search warrant for a home on the 1600 block of Van Giesen in Richland, and early Saturday morning reportedly found stolen property, several items of mail and drugs inside the home.

Police said Stacks admitted to stealing packages along with his girlfriend, Brittany Tilton, 21, of Yakima.

The couple reportedly admitted to stealing about a dozen packages in Richland and West Richland during the past two weeks, according to police.

Stacks and Tilton were booked on suspicion of second-degree theft.

Anyone who believes they have been a victim of mail theft should call the Richland Police Department at 628-0333.

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