Trio in Darlington, Wis. - Theft case might be tied to numerous others
Officers were called to the Darlington Mini Mart on Galena Street at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday for a report of three people who stole alcohol from the store. Police
sent out an alert and the suspects were located by Monroe police. Police said
hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise was found in the car, and they believe
it was stolen from other businesses in other communities. Monique Banks, 34,
Felicia Green, 40, and Andrew Banks, 33, all of Beloit, were arrested on
suspicion of retail theft. Banks remains jailed on a Rock County warrant.
Female ORC thief busted hitting Walmart in Augusta, Maine
Purington was taken into custody on unrelated warrants and charged by
detectives for numerous offenses to include; Robbery, four counts of Theft by
Unauthorized Taking or Transfer, five counts of Misuse of Credit Identification,
and eight counts of Violation of Conditions of Release. The thefts occured at
Wal-Mart in Augusta between the dates of June 28 and July 5.
Albuquerque, NM Organized Crime Unit arrest a restaurant employee for skimming
credit cards; $15,000 in a month It was a scheme Albuquerque Police
Sgt. Mizel Garcia called more insidious than usual. An Albuquerque
burger-restaurant waiter allegedly stole customers’ information by running their
cards through a separate skimming device while he was processing their payments.
The device captured the data from the cards’ magnetic stripes, and police say he
turned it over to accomplices who used it to create counterfeit cards. They then
took their fraudulent plastic to a local grocery store, where other cronies
would accept them as payment for real gift cards and money orders. By the time
authorities made arrests in the case, the ring had been operating for about a
month and caused about $15,000 worth of credit- and debit-card fraud, Garcia
Lower Burrell, PA Officers recognized for ending theft ring
The American Police Hall of Fame and Museum has recognized five Lower Burrell
police officers and a police dog for their contributions toward breaking up a
regional burglary ring earlier this year. Police Chief Tim Weitzel said the crew
was nominated for the General Commendation Award for the March arrest of two
alleged burglars found on the roof of the former J.C. Penney building.
on camera: man steals $18,000 in merchandise from Walmart in Newburgh, IN The
Warrick County Sheriff's Office says $18,000 worth of merchandise was stolen
from the Newburgh Walmart on Monday night, and it all happened in under an hour.
The amount of the theft is so high because the suspect targeted high ticket
items including iPhones, DVD players and other electronics.
3 Utica, NY women accused in $2,600 theft from Walmart
Three Utica women have been accused of stealing more than $2,600 worth of
merchandise from Walmart Friday night, town police said. Khadejah Williams,
Tiashona Hollingshead and Melyra Maddox were seen by store security filling
shopping carts with numerous items and exiting the store without paying for
them, police said. The suspects then were confronted outside by store security
and police. (Source
Traffic stop uncovers
five dozen phony credit cards - two males arrested in
Two women wanted for credit card fraud, according to Myrtle Beach Police