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WATCH AS MAN TAKES REVENGE ON THIEF STEALING PACKAGES FROM HIS DOORSTEP

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TACOMA, WA (WTVM) – A Washington man who was tired of getting his packages stolen off his porch rigged one to give the would-be thief an unexpected surprise.

Jaireme Barrow posted security footage of what looked like a normal package on his front porch. The video then shows someone in a black SUV pulls up alongside Barrow’s home and walks across his front yard – something that apparently has occurred before – to steal his packages.

“The reaction you make when you think you’ve been shot by a 12-gauge while trying to steal a package,” Barrow wrote on Facebook on Dec. 13. “It’s hard to capture how truly loud this device is, but [expletive] is it effective! ‘Tis the season!”  Barrow said packages were stolen from his home four different times, and he’s caught each incident on camera. He was fed up, so he rigged a box with an actual blank 12-gauge shell that would release once the package was picked up.  “I wanted to even the playing field a little and make them think twice when considering package theft as a career path,” Barrow said.