Orlando Surf Shop Manager busted for theft, profiting
$36,000 off the merchandise he sold on Craigslist.
Expensive Nixon watches and Go-Pro cameras stolen from
the surf shop he was paid to manage brought in tens of
thousands in extra cash for John Schwetz. A subpoena to
Craigslist revealed he sold 66 Nixon watches which he
was allegedly selling for half price, and pocketed
$31,000 as well as 12 GoPro cameras sold for $5,000.
Three charged in Organized theft in North Carolina.
Three teenagers are believed to have run an organized
theft ring in Asheville. The trio stole television sets
and tools valued at $2,800 from Asheville area Kmart and
Lowe’s stores over a three-month period, then tried to
pawn the items for cash, according to warrants.
Asheville police made the arrests. All three suspects
are being charged with felony organized retail theft.
T-Mobile thieves in custody after high speed chase,
manhunt in marsh near New Orleans. Both men
involved in a high-speed car chase across the Interstate
10 twin spans with Slidell police are in custody, police
said Thursday. One of the men had been taken into
custody immediately following the chase Wednesday
afternoon; the other was finally found in the marsh in
eastern New Orleans late Wednesday night. The incident
began Wednesday afternoon at a T-Mobile store in
Slidell. Police received a call about a felony
shoplifting of thousands of dollars worth of iPhones at
the store. (Source
Gainesville Police arrest Two suspected of shoplifting
and pawning for the last 1 ½ years. A Dyson
vacuum cleaner and Jawbone Jambox were the latest items
stolen from the Gainesville Walmart by Gerald Hayes and
Candis Dallas. Based on pawn records dating back to the
beginning of 2012, the pair had stolen from the Walmart
and other businesses a few times a week and pawned the
items. Dallas is charged with trespassing and two counts
each of grand theft, dealing in stolen property and
filing false info on a pawn transaction form. In
December 2011, the couple was charged with shoplifting
from a Gainesville Target with their 1 year old baby.
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