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Riverside police arrest Berwyn woman for stealing FedEx package off porch

Published: Monday, April 8, 2013 2:03 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:52 a.m. CDT

RIVERSIDE – Riverside police report they have arrested a Berwyn woman for taking a FedEx package from a resident’s porch.

Police were called April 4 at about 7:22 p.m. for a report of a theft in progress in the 3700 block of Haas Avenue in Riverside. Police were told that a woman was seen taking a package off the front porch of a residence.

Police located a woman who matched witness’ description nearby.

Karen M. Stryjewski, 57, of Berwyn was later identified by two witnesses and told officers that she took the package and hid it nearby. The package was found under a tarp in a nearby driveway. Stryjewski was charged with theft.

Riverside Police Chief Tom Weiztel said the theft of packages from porches is not uncommon.

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