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ORC 3-18-15




ORC male-female couple hitting 'several' St. Charles, ILL., Target stores stealing electronics busted - pawning stolen merchandise  On March 6, a loss prevention employee at Target, 3885 E. Main St., reportedly told St. Charles police a man and a woman were visiting several area Target stores, stealing electronics. They were known to get a cart and put clothing and other merchandise in it to conceal the electronics before disabling the items' security devices out of view from security cameras, according to the report. The pair would place the electronics in their pockets and leave the store without making any purchases, police reported. On March 2, they stole $758.97 in merchandise, including two navigation systems and a speaker, police reported. Three days later, they reportedly took $1,067.97 in electronics, including headphones and a camera. According to the report, Gillingham pawned most of the items at a shop in Aurora, but police were able to retrieve the electronics. The report indicated Marin and Gillingham were suspects in similar cases in Elgin, South Elgin and North Aurora. Joseph Alan Marin, 33, of the 11N700 block of Howard Avenue, and Shayna R. Gillingham, 27, of the 300 block of North Fifth Street, both were charged Friday with two counts of felony retail theft.

Four female ORC gang hits JC Penney in Strongsville, Oh., for 120 pieces of baby clothing - threatens to run down LP  Strongsville police are searching for four women who stole more than $3,000 in baby clothes from J.C. Penney, then threatened to run over an employee who tried to stop them from fleeing. Detectives are still investigating the incident, which happened about 4:10 p.m. March 5 at the SouthPark Mall, according to a police report. A J.C. Penney loss-prevention officer said the four women put approximately 120 pieces of baby clothing into a stroller that did not contain a baby. They pushed the stroller near an exit, then grabbed the clothing and ran to the parking lot. The loss-prevention officer followed the four outside and saw them get into a blue Dodge with temporary tags. The officer stepped in front of the car, at which point the driver threatened to run over her. The driver moved the car forward, hitting the loss prevention officer in the shins. The officer got out of the way and the car sped off, according to the report.

ORC trio hit two Walmart's in same day for Nintendo game systems in Myrtle Beach  Authorities are looking for Caleb Jay Sisk, 21, Christy Ann Sisk, 40, and Travis Dean Evans, 35, in connection with felony shoplifting arrest warrants they plan to serve, police said. The LP employee said two men and one woman entered the store separately, then met in the electronics department. One of the men used a black, Swiss Gear knapsack, taken from the camping section and valued at $60, and filled it with 12 Nintendo-brand portable video game systems, valued at $200 each, police said. Officers said they don't know how the alleged shoplifters were able to cut the lock from the display case where the devices were stored. One of the men and the woman left the store, while the other man begin running along back aisles in the store and left through a side emergency exit, according to the report. The employee told police that the same car and group of alleged shoplifters had taken 10 of the same gaming systems from a North Myrtle Beach Wal-Mart earlier that day, authorities said.

Two charged with theft of $1,800 in merchandise from a Carbon Co, PA Walmart Two Northampton County men were charged with shoplifting in Carbon County after police in Lehigh County found $1,800 worth of merchandise the two stole from a Walmart. Charges of conspiracy and receiving stolen property also were filed against them.

Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall, Augusta GA hit with a $1,300 underwear theft Deputies are searching for a suspect accused of stealing 85 pairs of underwear Monday from Victoria's Secret at Augusta Mall. A store employee says the items valued at $1,322 were taken from throughout the store and not from one area, according to an incident report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. The employee said permission was needed from the corporate office to access video footage.

Hillsborough Co, FL Deputies release photos of Wal-mart shoplifting suspects  The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance images of two suspects in a February shoplifting at a Wal-mart in Town 'N Country. The sheriff's office said Tuesday it was seeking the public's help in identifying the man and woman. About 5:40 a.m. Feb. 10, the pair entered the store and took electronics valued at $666 without paying, the deputies said. They fled the scene in a newer model Chevrolet Impala.

Macy's in University Hts, OH hit for $7,600 in Polo merchandise
Macy's loss prevention team reported a theft shortly after noon March 13. Employees reviewing surveillance footage discovered a single individual walked out with Polo merchandise valued at more than $7,600 approximately two hours earlier. The man concealed the clothing in a Macy's bag.

ORC male duo hitting Hazle Township Walmart for vacuum cleaners on two occasions

ORC 3-18-15
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