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Woman charged with stealing FedEx packages off porches in Riverside

Karen Stryjewski / phofrom Riverside Police.

Karen Stryjewski / photo from Riverside Police.

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Updated: April 6, 2013 11:06PM

A woman has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing packages from people’s front porches in west suburban Riverside.

Karen Stryjewski, 57, was arrested Friday after police received a call about a theft in progress in the 3700 block of Haas Avenue.

When officers arrived, witnesses told them Stryjewski had taken a package from a front porch and hidden it nearby.

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