Like a lot of folks this holiday season, Terry Miller has been receiving a barrage of packages at his doorstep all month long. The only problem? He hasn't ordered a thing.
According to NBC affiliate WDIV 4, an untold number of Amazon boxes keep coming to Miller's house in Chesterfield Township, Michigan. Each is addressed to him with his name (spelled correctly), cell number, and home address on the label. But he doesn't want anything to do with what's inside.
"We started receiving boxes from Amazon, and I've made several calls and I can't seem to get them to stop," Miller told WDIV 4.
He's been getting the rogue packages for about four to five weeks, and they won't stop streaming in. When he hit up Amazon to see what the hell was going on, he said the company told him to just keep everything he got—there weren't any errant charges on his account, so why send it all back? Ideally, he'd be raking in some primo shit, like a vape or some funky socks. But apparently all he gets is a bunch of junk.
"I opened [a box] up to see what was in it, and it was just accessories for cellphones," Miller said. "I got an antenna for a computer and a clothing bag."
Since Amazon didn't seem too concerned about the rogue gifter sending Miller a bunch of phone cases and Samsung cleaning cloths, he reached out to the police for some help. There was no telling what might show up on his stoop next, and no one wants to wind up like those online shoppers who somehow received 65 pounds of weed with their order. But even the cops couldn't figure out what was going on.
"They opened up the packages and stuff to make sure it wasn't anything illegal in there," Miller told WDIV 4. "[The cop] says, 'You're in the clear if anything should come up with this.'"
Faced with an ever-growing mound of shit he has no use for whatsoever, Miller has been giving away as much as he can and trashing the rest. Some folks might be psyched to have a secret Santa out there, delivering surprises to them out of nowhere. Miller, however, is over it.
"Quit sending them," he told WDIV 4. "I don't want the stuff."
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