Plympton police investigating after several undelivered Amazon packages are found in the woods

Plympton police investigating after several undelivered Amazon packages are found in woods

PLYMPTON, Mass. — Plympton Police are investigating a package puzzle involving several undelivered Amazon packages that were found in the woods.

“As you can see there’s a lot of household items, food products, toys and stuff like that for kids,” said Plympton Officer John Simon.

Police think the packages may have been dumped. “We found approximately 20 packages that were down the hill off the main road,” said Simon.

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The packages were spotted on Brook Street by someone driving by on Wednesday morning. It is a very remote spot with only one house nearby. That neighbor told Boston 25 that he knew nothing about it and saw nothing. But police said they were in the woods and easily visible from the road. How they got there, though, remains a mystery.

“So, we’ve been going through sorting out who they are and where they are coming from,” said Simon.

Ten of the boxes were intact but the 10 other boxes were opened. Police say that was possibly from being tossed or being left out in the weather.

Now police are creating an inventory of what’s inside the boxes to be sure nothing was taken.

“We have an investigation going on to determine if the driver of Amazon dumped these boxes or if they were stolen,” said Simon.

Amazon sent Boston 25 News a statement that said in part, “We have high standards for delivery service partners and expect every package to be handled with care.”

Until the investigation by Amazon and the police is complete there is one clue on how they might have ended up tossed onto the side of the road in the woods.

“We noticed all the boxes are for the town of Plympton or the town of Kingston,” Simon said.

So, if you live in Plympton or Kingston and are waiting on an Amazon package, police said to contact Amazon and if one of those packages was meant for you, they can hopefully connect you with your missing package.


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