Amazon delivery driver arrested for allegedly stealing packages

Amazon delivery driver arrested for allegedly stealing packages

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Police in New Hampshire arrested a 23-year-old Amazon delivery driver after she allegedly stole packages instead of delivering them.

Rebecca Daigle of Fitchburg, Massachusetts was taken into custody on Wednesday and has been charged with theft by unauthorized taking, the Nashua Police Department said.

"On September 30, 2022 members of the Uniform Field Operations Bureau responded to a theft call at the Amazon distribution facility," the department said in a statement.

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"It was reported to officers that on August 29, 2022 Rebecca Daigle, an Amazon Flex driver, picked up a load of packages and failed to deliver them to their various destinations in Massachusetts," the statement added.

Rebecca Daigle worked for Amazon’s Flex service, which allows people to make money by using their own vehicles to deliver packages. (Nashua Police Department)

The felony charge is punishable by up to seven years in prison, police said.

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Packages move along a conveyor at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, on June 7, 2018. (Bess Adler/Bloomberg via Getty Images / Getty Images)

Amazon Flex is a service that allows people to make money by using their own cars to deliver Amazon packages. 

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An Amazon Prime package is seen on a porch on Amazon Prime Day, July 16, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images / Getty Images)

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