Stage employees in Sallisaw, OK face embezzlement charges for $44,000 of
merchandise Embezzlement charges were filed against two Stage
Department Store employees on Dec. 16 after a Loss Prevention officer discovered
video surveillance of Jessica Smith and Kathryn Carter walking out of the store
with unpaid for merchandise. According to the probable cause affidavit, the loss
prevention officer had reviewed about 10 months of videos that showed Smith, 23,
and Carter, 25, would leave the store several times a month with merchandise in
store bags. By their own accounts, Smith estimates she has taken in excess of
$16,200 worth of merchandise while Carter believes she has taken more than
$28,400 in merchandise. Sallisaw officers interviewed both women who admitted in
writing to taking the merchandise.
Seminole Co, FL Deputies arrest 4 during Bike Patrols
Deputies assigned to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Policing Unit conducted a
bike patrol at the new Seminole Walmart, Friday, Dec. 19. The patrols are part
of an effort by the sheriff's office to ensure the safety of shoppers and their
merchandise during the holiday season. Three were arrested and a fourth was
issued a notice to appear in connection with the theft of merchandise including
a 39-inch television.
Target cashier arrested in $3,830 void scheme in Riverdale, NJ
Target cashier allegedly canceled out thousands of dollars worth of transactions
and let shoppers leave the store without paying for items, police said.
Authorities did not say whether Zariah Lozada was granting the deep discounts to
people she knew or if she was doing as a nice gesture for strangers doing their
holiday shopping at the Target in Riverdale, but police said the 18-year-old is
now facing charges for reportedly voiding out $3,830.96 worth of transactions
over the past week.
Rouge woman wanted in TJ Maxx handbag thefts
The Hammond PD is looking for a woman wanted for stealing $2,100 worth of
purses. Gaberel Smith, 25, is wanted for felony theft for stealing the purses
from TJ Maxx in Hammond. She has been arrested on multiple other occasions for
shoplifting by the Ascension Parish S.O, Gonzales PD, Lafayette S.O, BRPD, and
EBRSO. She is a convicted felon for theft charges, but has been off probation
Shoplifters Arrested At Bedford, MA TJ Maxx; $1,000 in merchandise recovered
Two Lynn women were arrested Saturday for allegedly shoplifting $1000 worth of
merchandise, including designer handbags, from TJ Maxx in Bedford. Police parked
outside Great Road Shopping Center were alerted by an employee that two women
were circling the inside perimeter of TJ Maxx and placing random items in their
cart. They allegedly also placed large sweaters on top of the cart to hide the
items. When the women - identified by Bedford Police as Alexandra Nathaly
Munoz-Santo, 23, and Selena Teresa Santana-Diaz, 18, both of Lynn - noticed they
were being watched, they left the cart at the door and exited the store.
of Alabama merchandise a hot item for a pair of shoplifters It
happened Thursday at Big Al's Merchandise in Florence. Store owners provided
police with surveillance footage showing a man in a wheelchair and a female
companion walking through a section of University of Alabama apparel. The
footage includes several incidents in which clothing is apparently taken from
the racks and placed in bags or underneath the man's wheelchair seat.
Indiana Walmart thief flees with $3,500 of disposable razors
State Police report a shopper at Walmart loaded a cart with $3,500 worth of
disposable razors Sunday evening, pushed it through a fire exit door and fled in
a car. Troopers at Indiana released a still image taken from the security video
system at the store in SouthTowne Plaza. Store security workers discovered the
robber about 6:22 p.m. and blocked the main doors, but the suspect used a fire
exit and set off an alarm system "causing brief panic by employees and
customers," according to a report.
Athens-Clarke, GA Police say Organized shoplifting
is a problem during holidays