San Bernardino and Riverside police arrest 25 people during
operation focused on organized retail crime in San
Bernardino Officers worked with numerous
businesses Tuesday and Wednesday, including Sam’s Club,
Sears, Stater Bros., Target and Walmart to identify and
arrest suspected store thieves. Police also uncovered
information about fencing operations during the enforcement.
Six charged in ‘organized retail theft' hitting Wal-Mart and
selling stolen goods to pawn shops in N.C. An
alleged scheme to steal merchandise from Walmart and resell
it at pawnshops and other businesses has led to charges
against six Mount Airy residents and the recovery of
property including an above-ground swimming pool at their
home. Thousands of dollars’ worth of items such as
air-conditioners, Blu-ray players, computer equipment and
GPS units were taken from the store and sold from early July
until shortly before the arrest of the six people this week,
city police said. The thefts were spearheaded by three
female members of the group, according to Brandon Davis, a
detective with the Mount Airy Police Department.
ORC gang of three busted hitting Wal-Mart stores in North
Authorities say three men from Henderson have been
identified in connection with a theft ring that targeted
Wal-Mart stores across central North Carolina. Sheriff
Richard Webster said investigators were able to identify the
suspects after two thefts from a Wal-Mart on the
Chatham-Orange county line. He said the smash-and-grab
thefts netted $150,000 in electronic items.
Two HEB shoplifters linked to organized crime gang and
Mexican kidnapping of pop star's husband The two
are accused of shoplifting food, toys, and cosmetics from an
HEB Plus in San Antonio, TX., Sunday evening. According to a
police report, officers discovered the two were wanted on
Mexican federal warrants. A number of internet reports claim
the connection is to the abduction of Mexican pop star
Gloria Trevi's husband. Trevi is widely hailed as the edgy
equivalent to Madonna in Mexican pop music. Her husband,
Armando Gomez, was kidnapped in 2011, according to published
accounts. A string of arrests have been made in the case
since Jan 2012 including a well-known soccer player.
ORC gang of three busted stealing $1,000 of Rogaine and
Crest White Strips at Wal-Mart in Indian Trail, N.C.
Officials said more than $1,000 of merchandise was taken
from Walmart including Rogaine and Crest White Strips. The
Monroe Police Department will be charging the suspects with
felony larceny and other traffic-related offenses.
Beach Police seek two credit-card thieves
Daytona Beach are hoping newly released surveillance photos
will help them find two women who they say are going on
shopping sprees with stolen credit cards. Investigators said
the cards were stolen in Holly Hill. The suspects were then
caught on camera allegedly using them to buy merchandise
from the Best Buy and Marshall's at the Volusia Mall.
One man left holding the bags at Kohl's in Lower Nazareth
A man with a criminal record was part of a group
of three men and two women attempting to steal $865 worth of
merchandise from the Kohl’s store in Lower Nazareth,
Pennsylvania. The suspect, Glenn Lindsey was caught holding
the bags when the rest of the group fled when approached by
Kohl’s Loss Prevention. Lindsey has a record for shoplifting
with Kohl’s at another nearby store.
Burglars hit South Pasadena optical store for $50,000 in
frames South Pasadena Police reported that the glass was
smashed out of a back door to the South Pasadena Eye Care
store. Two masked and gloved thieves worked quickly to
select and steal $50,000 worth of optical frames.
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