Grand Junction Police have offered some helpful tips to avoid being 'Grinched' by criminals this holiday season. We all have a 'to-do' list a mile long and it's easy to be a distracted shopper and fall victim to theft.

Not only is holiday shopping in Colorado hard work, but so is ordering gifts online. With online ordering comes delivery, and the potential for gifts to vanish right off your front porch while you are at work.

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Grand Junction Police Want to Help Protect Your Holiday Purchases

One thing to remember about stolen packages is that they are a total loss if they go unreported. Especially if they are stolen off the porch. Every major shipping service has an online portal to report missing, lost, or stolen items. We will provide those links below.

How To Avoid Being Grinched By Christmas Criminals in Colorado

Below we will go over ten easy things you can do to lower the chances that your gifts are stolen by a low-life crook. Grand Junction Police also offer that anyone who sees something suspicious in a neighborhood can dial the non-emergency dispatch line (970) 242-6707 and let them know what you have seen.

10 Tips To Avoid Being Grinched By Christmas Criminals in Colorado

Grand Junction Police recommend the following tips to avoid being 'Grinched' by criminals this holiday season.

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