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San Antonio man caught selling $30,000 of stolen items on eBay  A theft suspect identified as Rule Castillo-Chavez, 21, has been arrested after San Antonio police said they found out he was selling sports equipment stolen from a North Side business on eBay. According to an arrest affidavit, the manager of Team Express contacted police on Jan. 21, saying that more than $30,000 worth of merchandise had disappeared from the store within about a month, beginning in December. He also told police that a vendor had contacted him after seeing what he believed was the stolen merchandise being sold on eBay. The affidavit stated that detectives discovered the eBay account belongs to Castillo-Chavez. They said photos posted to that account show the stolen property, and in the background, they could see boxes that bear the name of the store, the affidavit stated. Castillo-Chavez was arrested Wednesday on a theft charge. There's no mention of how he got his hands on all of the property.

Concord, NH Police Break Up Organized Retail Criminal Enterprise  In the last six months, Concord Police detectives have been attempting to round up individuals who are allegedly responsible for stealing more than $1,000 worth of items at Walmart. The alleged ringleader of the thefts was Desiree M. Charter, She was arrested at 2:15 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2014, and charged with four felony counts of organized retail crime enterprise, three felony counts of theft by deception, and a single felony count of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Also arrested recently were Kaitlyn Rollins, 21, who was arrested at 8:38 a.m. on Jan. 21, 2015, and charged with organized retail crime enterprise, a felony; Christina McIntyre, 25, who was arrested at 9:10 p.m. on Jan. 5, 2015, and charged with organized retail crime enterprise, a felony, as well as two counts of simple assault and two counts of domestic violence.

4 Waterford, MI residents arrested for ORC and Retail fraud
Four Waterford residents are behind bars in Livingston County after allegedly stealing upward of $1,000 in merchandise from two local retail stores Tuesday. The suspects have been arraigned on charges of organized retail crime and second-degree retail fraud. Each remained jailed on a $5,000 bond as of Thursday. Sheriff Bob Bezotte said the investigation began around 8:20 p.m. Monday when a loss-prevention officer at the Wal-Mart reported seeing the four suspects with an "unusual amount" of DVDs and video games in a cart. Bezotte said the Wal-Mart officer called police when the suspects walked out of the store with "duffel bags full of merchandise."

3 in Westmoreland, PA charged in $360,000 painkiller ring
Joann Gruber, 53, of North Huntingdon, PA, a pharmacy technician, charged with stealing at least 12,000 prescription narcotic pills with a street value estimated at $360,000 while working at Norwin Pharmacy and selling them to a Hempfield woman. In turn, that woman allegedly sold them to a Hempfield man and others, according to charges filed Thursday.

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Serial shoplifter in Australia jailed after stealing CANDY worth more than $10,000

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