Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift this Christmas
Organised gangs are said to be targeting stores over the festive season to
steal people's belongings, according to ISME, the Irish Small & Medium
Enterprises Association. One retail group told TheJournal.ie that some gangs
are even flying in to target specific streets over the festive season. thejournal.ie
Deputies team up to stop couple's retail theft spree in Indian River and St.
Lucie counties hitting Bealls Outlet & Others A Fort Pierce
husband and wife accused of committing a crime spree through Indian River
and St. Lucie counties were apprehended after detectives from two agencies
teamed up Friday, according to their affidavits. A detective for the St.
Lucie County Sheriff's Office began trailing the couple Friday afternoon
after they were seen committing a theft. Hills and Fogle entered Bealls
Outlet, Vero Beach, and a couple of stores in the Indian River Mall, before
authorities said they confronted them outside the mall. Detectives recovered
$900 worth of Polo shirts from the vehicle, plus other clothing suspected of
DHL Truck Driver Charged With $290,000 Theft In Illegal Sale Of Oakley
A 47-year-old man was arraigned Monday in the theft and
sale of Oakley sunglasses that were supposed to go to U.S. soldiers.
According to the Orange County District Attorney's Office, Luis Quintanilla
of Buena Park was charged with 10 felony counts of grand theft with
sentencing enhancements for aggravated white-collar crime over $100,000 and
a property loss over $200,000. From October 2012 to May 2013, authorities
said, Quintanilla stole 10 shipments of Oakley eyewear from DHL processing
centers, which were intended for delivery to U.S. Postal Inspection Service
Facilities. Officials explained he is accused of auctioning the stolen
eyewear on eBay from his home, using the name "havetime2sell," posting
photos of the merchandise inside the packaging. At the time of the crimes,
he was a contract truck driver to DHL and stole $290,000 worth of
merchandise, authorities said.
Imprisoned Saginaw County, MI man charged with unarmed robbery and assault
at Walmart A recently imprisoned Saginaw County man has been
charged in Bay County with a 15-year felony for reportedly stealing clothing
from Walmart, assaulting a female loss prevention officer in the process.
The suspect, David L. Hill told deputies he stole the items as he needed
money. His plan was to give them to his friend outside, Michael A. Chaney,
who would then return the items for cash, court records show. Hill and
Chaney were living at Cornerstone Mission in Bay City at the time. Chaney
told deputies that he had no idea Hill planned on shoplifting.
Three people busted in Upper Chichester, PA for using stolen credit card
A 28-year-old Philadelphia man with a lengthy criminal
history is under arrest for allegedly using stolen credit card numbers to
buy cigarettes and Wawa gift cards then selling the stolen items to fund his
gambling habit. Chibuzor Nwaobasi, 28, allegedly admitted to buying stolen
credit card numbers and using them to purchase cigarettes and gift cards
then selling the stolen loot in Philadelphia. Nwaobasi's alleged
accomplices, Faith Lewis and Medrean Nobert, both claimed they knew nothing
about the stolen credit cards. Neither woman has a criminal history, police