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Homeowner faces charges after mistaking undercover cop for porch pirate
INDIANAPOLIS – An Indianapolis homeowner is facing a felony criminal confinement charge after mistaking an undercover officer for a so-called porch pirate, or package thief. The incident took place last week as police searched for a suspect wanted for a homicide in a south-side neighborhood. That’s when one undercover Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Dept. officer found himself confronted by a homeowner.