The gifts weren't really theirs. But they had a scheme that involved driving along behind a UPS (United Parcel Santa) truck.
D'Angelo said if the UPS driver left a package on the porch of a recipient who wasn't home, the defendants "would pull up into the driveway, take the package and then catch up to the truck again."Unfortunately for them, the UPS driver noticed that he was being tailed, and alerted the police.
The couple played The Grinch,
But the coppers made the pinch.