Safeway baby formula thieves lead pd on high-speed chase in Pleasanton
A couple suspected of stealing baby formula from a grocery store and leading
police on a high-speed vehicle chase along Interstate 680 Wednesday morning were
arrested after nearly crashing the car and being nabbed by a police dog. Luke
and Martin were arrested on suspicion of multiple felony counts including theft
and evading police then booked at the Santa Rita Jail. In addition to the
formula stolen from Safeway, police said they recovered a trunk full of baby
formula likely taken from other stores. Police said they are investigating
whether the case related to a previous theft of baby formula at the same Safeway
on March 1 that involved a similar suspect and vehicle descriptions.
Shoplifting crews steal sunglasses worth $6,000 in F'ville
Two shoplifting crews in March hit the LensCrafters store at the Fayette
Pavilion and stole nearly $6,000 in sunglasses. Fayetteville Detective Mike
Whitlow said the first crew, a young African American couple with a young child,
struck the LensCrafters store on March 17 and made off with nearly $2,000 in
Ray-Ban sunglasses. The couple is believed to be from the metro Atlanta area,
said Whitlow. The second crew, a white male and female in their 20s, robbed the
store of approximately $4,000 in Ray-Ban and Tiffany sunglasses on March 30.
LensCrafters is investigating the robbery and believes it to be connected to a
crew operating out of California, Whitlow said. The same couple hit
LensCrafters stores in Dunwoody and Chicago, Whitlow added.
Four Grand Rapids, MI men used stolen credit card numbers to buy Meijer gift
cards, electronics Four men have been indicted on allegations that
they used credit cards re-encoded with stolen account numbers to purchase
high-value gift cards from Meijer stores. Leon Goodwin, Travon Mayberry, Devin
Dixon-Ryles and Sean Young-Perry were indicted March 26 on counts of conspiracy,
access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. The case, filed in U.S.
District Court in Grand Rapids, was unsealed last week. The men are accused of
using stolen credit card account numbers and expiration dates to create
re-encoded credit cards and obtain stored-value cards. They then used those
cards to purchase Meijer gift cards and stored-value cards, the indictment
alleges. The Meijer gift cards, most of which were valued at $900 each, were
used to buy expensive electronics.
busted for attempt to sell stolen XBox controllers from Corpus Christi Walmart
Cops easily tracked down two guys accused of stealing Xbox controllers from
Walmart on Tuesday afternoon. Employees at the Walmart on Greenwood Drive called
CCPD when they noticed two men removing the controllers from boxes before
walking out the front door. Those same employees noticed the suspects had walked
across the parking lot to a nearby video game store. Officers were soon
contacted by GameStop employees who confirmed the same men had just tried to
sell the controllers, valued at $39 each.
arrested for stealing $1,100 worth of lingerie from Victoria's Secret in
Louisville, KY New Albany woman is behind bars at Metro Corrections
after police said she stole hundreds of dollars of merchandize from a Louisville
mall. Thirty-six-year-old Pedia Turner was arrested Tuesday but the alleged
theft took place back in March. According to court documents, Turner took more
than $1,100 worth of lingerie from Victoria's Secret at the Mall St. Matthews.
Police said employees witnessed Turner place items in a bag and leave the store
without paying for them. Turner was identified through surveillance video.
Turner is charged with felony shoplifting.
Hickory, NC Woman Charged with Habitual Shoplifting at JC Penney
52-year-old Carrie Denise Linder of South Center Street in Hickory was arrested
by Hickory Police at about 8:30 last night (April 8) on one count of felony
habitual shoplifting. She was also charged with misdemeanor second-degree
trespass. She was arrested after a Loss Prevention Officer at the J.C. Penney
store in Hickory's Valley Hills Mall saw a female subject place eight pairs of
men's and women's jeans into an empty J.C. Penney bag she had taken from the
counter. The woman, Carrie Linder, exited the store without paying and was
stopped by Loss Prevention just outside the store. As the result of a previous
criminal history of larceny and shoplifting, Linder now faces the felony
habitual shoplifting charge.
Madison, WI woman facing felony retail theft charge; $1800 of Macy's merchandise
recovered A Madison woman was arrested for felony retail theft after
she allegedly walked out of a Hilldale Mall store with nearly $1,800 worth of
men's clothing, according to a release from the MPD. The incident happened
Tuesday around 12:30 p.m. Police said 28-year-old Roxanna A. Nava was stopped by
Macy's store security after she walked out of the store with 20 shirts and 6
pairs of pants stuffed into grocery bags. The suspect told police she was
committing the crime because a man offered to pay her to steal the items.