A man was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of four counts of stealing as part of eight package theft investigations at the Tara Apartment Complex, according to a news release from the MU Police Department.
Benjamin Hulen, 20, was being held at the Boone County Jail with a $2,000 bond Friday, according to the release. Hulen is not an MU student.
In the past 28 days, there have been 13 reported burglaries from homes in Columbia, according to data from the Columbia Police Department.
From Thanksgiving to Christmas, UPS, the U.S. Postal Service and FedEx will ship an estimated 1 billion packages, according to previous Missourian reporting. Eleven million people reported packages stolen in 2016.