inmate killed in prison by fellow inmate in Phoenix
State Department of Corrections officials said 23-year-old inmate Neil Early was
injured in a Jan. 16 fight. He subsequently was airlifted to a hospital in Las
Vegas, Nevada. Authorities said Early died on Jan. 19. Early was sentenced out
of Maricopa County and was serving sentences for organized retail theft
and drug paraphernalia violations.
Extra time on sentence appropriate for serial ORC thief
The Michigan Court of Appeals said the 36-month to five-year sentenced imposed
by Hillsdale County Circuit Court Judge Michael Smith was appropriate because of
Rutz's needs for "long-term discipline, reformation, treatment and deterrence,"
as the judge wrote. After 5 thefts to support his drug habit he was sentenced to
18 months to 10 years as a habitual offender. Violating parole four times with
nine other theft offense convictions and drug convictions.
female suspect steals $10,000 worth of underwear in Atlanta from Victoria's
Secret Atlanta Police are looking for a woman accused of stealing
nearly 800 pairs of panties from the Victoria's Secret at Lenox Square.
Investigators said that on Feb. 7, the suspect spent more than two hours inside
the store. During that time, she stuffed about 785 pairs of underwear into three
separate shopping bags valued at $10,500.
Walmart theft suspects captured by Tucson, AZ Police
A shoplifting ring has hit Walmart stores in Pima County. Detectives said
they're stealing high dollar computers. A News 4 Tucson viewer recognized one of
the thieves when we showed his picture on the air earlier this week. "The
thieves walked into the Walmart by the Foothills Mall on Jan. 14," investigators
said. "He had a shopping cart and headed to the electronics department, where he
loaded it up with computers, walked out, and into a white SUV." He said the
suspect in their case is the same one that hit an Oro Valley Walmart on January
Promenade, Santa Monica, CA theft suspect hides $1,100 of Sephora merchandise in
handbag On Feb. 11 at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers responded to
the 1200 block of Third Street Promenade regarding a theft. Upon arrival,
officers made contact with a Sephora loss prevention staffer who stated that he
observed suspect Yijao Kong, of Los Angeles, who had several items in a store
basket while also carrying a personal handbag. The Sephora staffer monitored
Kong as she approached the store front and left without making an attempt to pay
for the concealed merchandise. Store security detained Kong outside the store. A
search revealed she was in possession of $1,100 worth of merchandise. She was
arrested for grand theft.