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Sheriff Blasts Retailer for Not Helping with Probe into Driver

A sheriff’s office in Florida said it caught an Amazon driver stealing a customer’s package but got no help from the company during its investigation.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday in a statement that it had arrested 27-year-old Jose Campos after detectives tracked down the vehicle he was using from homeowners’ association video and video from the Davenport, Florida residence where the package was stolen.

Detectives had initially contacted Amazon at its logistics center in person, but they were told they needed a subpoena before the company would help them, according to the sheriff’s office.

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A loss prevention manager told detectives Amazon would not cooperate with law enforcement and identify their driver unless the sheriff’s office served a subpoena for their records at their corporate headquarters in Delaware, according to the statement from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. “I’m not surprised by much anymore, but this lack of cooperation from Amazon floors me,” said Sheriff Grady Judd. “This is just irresponsible on their part.” In a statement… MYNorthwest

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