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Four arrested in Moulton, AL Walmart, connected to multiple electronic burglaries
Four people have been arrested and charged with first degree theft of property in connection with a burglary at the Moulton Walmart. Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter said three adults and a juvenile were apprehended and charged after a string of burglaries at Walmarts in the state. The four are alleged to have walked into the Moulton Walmart at approximately 11 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 and taken bolt cutters and crowbars from the tool department inside the store. They then are alleged to have used those tools to cut open cases holding laptop computers and Playstation gaming systems, filling three garbage cans full of the electronics. They then left through the garden center, using the bolt cutters to cut through the fencing to escape. Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter said more than $13,000 worth of merchandise was stolen and none of it has been recovered yet. (Source

Vancouver Police Make $200,000 Shoplifting Bust  Vancouver police have made a significant shoplifting bust and recovered more than $200,000 in stolen goods. The Anti-Fencing Unit executed a search warrant on October 2nd around 8:00 p.m. at a home near East 41st Avenue. The investigation into an organized retail crime group that was selling high end stolen goods out of the address on Fremlin Street resulted in the search. Police believed that organizers contracted out retail thieves who stole goods from high end clothing stores. The items were brought back to the home, organized, and then sold online through various sites. As many as 20 people per hour were seen coming and going from the home, many arriving in luxury vehicles according to witnesses. Police will be requesting charges against three people and three vehicles believed to be used to transport the stolen goods were seized. (Source

$10,000 in stolen Best Buy electronics seized by U.S Immigration at U.S/Canada border in Michigan  A New Jersey man and woman are facing charges for allegedly stealing $10,000 worth of merchandise from the Fort Gratiot Best Buy. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations and deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff Department arrested Faru Fernandez-Igua, 48, and Monica Evangelista-Laos, 30, late last week after they attempted to enter Canada at the Blue Water Bridge. During a vehicle inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, officers found dozens of unopened consumer electronics including: 39 iPods, two iPod nanos, external hard drives and other devices. The pair could not produce any proof of purchase for the items, according to a statement from officials. Officers also found a metal pick tool in the vehicle. Upon review of store surveillance footage, Evangelista-Laos can be seen talking to a sales representative while Fernandez-Igua picked an inventory case lock and subsequently loaded items into a black bag, officials said. The pair later left the store with a concealed device capable of short circuiting fraud-prevention scanners located at the building’s exit. (Source

Juneau, Alaska man arrested, charged with stealing $41k of jewelry from Costco
Officers from the Juneau Police Department believe Joseph John Finn, 31, took $41,000 worth of jewelry from the store on September 17. Finn is charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree theft, both felonies. Finn also faces a charge of second-degree misconduct involving controlled substances, a felony, for drugs he allegedly possessed when arrested. 29-year-old Daricka Clark, also of Juneau, was arrested with Finn and charged with second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. Officers recovered jewelry worth about $32,000, but several pieces including high-end watches are still missing. (Source

Woman pleads to Beauty Supply thefts; 72 burglaries in 5 states
A woman who was part of a two-person theft ring that police say included 72 burglaries in five states pleaded guilty to four felony charges Wednesday in Stafford County, VA. Latoya Genevise Carter pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary and two counts of grand larceny in Stafford Circuit Court. Several other charges were dropped. According to the evidence presented by prosecutor Andrea Stewart, Carter and Ronnie Latrell Riddick, who have a child in common and lived together in the Tidewater area, committed thefts at businesses from Florida to Prince William County. Detective Ed McCullough’s investigation showed that most of the thefts involved either beauty supply stores or liquor stores. In Stafford, the pair hit Sally’s Beauty on Oct. 4 of last year, and 4 U Beauty Supply on Hope Road and Mega Beauty Supply at 367 Warrenton Road, both on Jan. 5. (Source

Rite Aid employee steals $13,000 from Trenton, NJ store
A Rite Aid employee was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $13,000 from a Trenton location, police said Wednesday. Joseph Jones, 24, transferred $13,120.70 from the Rite Aid on the 700 block of Greenwood Avenue to prepaid credit cards between Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, Lt. Mark Kieffer said. Jones was arrested without incident at the store on Tuesday and charged with third-degree theft, Keiffer said. (Source

Three Willingboro residents plead guilty in Va. cigarette smuggling case
Three New Jersey residents, who were arrested in Stafford County last year for their roles in a cigarette-smuggling scheme, have pleaded guilty to multiple charges. Xochilt Williams, 38; Mark Briscoe, 44; and Xavier Mussenden, 19, entered pleas in Stafford Circuit Court on Wednesday. Williams and Briscoe were each convicted of racketeering, two counts of credit card forgery and 10 counts of credit card theft. police found more than 100 manufactured cards in Mussenden’s vehicle that had victims’ credit card information embedded in the magnetic strip. (Source

Woman steals almost $700 in items in stroller from Von Maur in Des Moines, IA

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