Allied Against ORC - Collaboration, data sharing lead to
Organized retail crime has never been as prevalent as it is
today. It appears that ORC incidents are also becoming more
dangerous. While rates of ORC incidents are on the rise,
their growing visibility may ultimately be their undoing.
Because ORC can overlap into so many areas of criminal
activity and often takes place across multiple
jurisdictions, it takes "a long time to investigate ORC and
it takes a lot of resources," William says. "So to combine
the resources of law enforcement and the private sector to
be able to work these cases and share information and
expertise is very important." Read the full article at
stores.org an article by Liz Parks. (Source
Serial shoplifter busted in Lodi, Wisconsin after hitting
numerous Madison-area stores
Authorities in Columbia County arrested a Lodi man who
shoplifted more than $7,000 worth of items from some
Madison-area stores, according to a news release. Madison
police said Lucas Puterbaugh, 24, was arrested Aug. 3 for
shoplifting from retailers like Walmart, Target and Shopko.
Bay police are searching for two people who allegedly
shoplifted cartloads of electronics from local stores.
The surveillance pictures are from a theft that happened at
Shopko on E. Mason St. in Green Bay on Friday, August 3.
Police say they’ve received numerous tips that have
identified the pair and hope to make arrests soon.
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