News Alleged porch pirate purloins packages SHARE ON: Bob McIntyre, staff Wednesday, Jul. 17th, 2019 (Bob McIntyre, MyTimminsNow.com staff) Don’t be lulled into the false idea that porch piracy doesn’t happen in Timmins. City police have charged a 51-year-old local man with theft for allegedly stealing parcels from in front of a north end home on Monday, July 8th. Surveillance video led investigators to the suspect… and the purloined packages were recovered. The man has a court date next month on a charge of theft under $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime.