Two women arrested for mail theft thanks to alert citizen

PLEASANTON, CA (KRON) — Two California women were arrested for mail theft and drug possession thanks to an alert citizen who witnessed the crime.

The citizen told police he confronted a female in his front yard who was carrying a large amount of mail. The female fled to a waiting vehicle as the citizen called 9-1-1 and provided the vehicle and suspect description.

Within a minute, Officer Rich Trovao located the vehicle leaving the residential area and conducted a traffic stop. Inside the vehicle, officers located stolen property, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and stolen mail and credit cards from victims in Pleasanton and San Joaquin County. Officers also followed a trail of mail on the route the vehicle took leaving the residential area, which was discarded by the suspects as they fled.

Both occupants, Tiffany Pigg, 30, and Alicia Davis, 38, were arrested and booked into Santa Rita Jail on charges of mail theft and drug possession.

The Pleasanton Police Department depends on the relationships they have with the community to stay alert and immediately call them if suspicious activity is observed. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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