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2012 Archives


8:30 a.m. Registration – Breakfast – Vendor Visits
9:00 a.m. Opening Business:
Kevin Plante, Staples/RAM Loss Prevention Committee Chair
Master of Ceremonies
9:10 a.m. Opening Session:
Joe LaRocca, RetaiLPartners
10:00 a.m. Vendor Visits
10:25 a.m. First Session:
Lisa LaBruno, Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
11:05 a.m. Second Session: Law Enforcement and Retailers Partner to Combat ORC
John Dell’Anno, Wegmans Food Markets
Shaun Frank, Wegmans Food Markets
Tyler Barrus, Monroe County Sheriff’s Department
12:00 p.m. Lunch – Vendor Visits
1:00 p.m. Gus Downing
Downing & Downing Inc., the D & D Daily and LPNN
1:15 p.m. Keynote Address:
Chief Raymond Schultz, Albuquerque Police Department
Karen Fischer, Albuquerque’s Strategic Support Division Manager
2:30 p.m. Third Session:
Gene Smith, Loss Prevention Foundation
3:30 p.m. Vendor Visits
3:50 p.m. Fourth Session: Connections to Crime via Coupons
Jim Carroll, Staples
Elie Chemaly, Staples
4:45 p.m. Raffle Drawing & Wrap Up

Portland ORC ring of two busted who sold $1M on eBay since 2008 Beaverton police report that a three-month multi-agency investigation that began in May culminated in a raid on two residences Friday. About $20,000 of stolen retail items were recovered, Beaverton police said. The investigation began when a guitar valued at $2,750 was reported stolen from a Guitar Center store in Beaverton. According to Beaverton police, a Guitar Center employee later discovered the same guitar listed on eBay. Detectives determined that the operators of the eBay account had sold an estimated $1 million in stolen items since the account was created in 2008, Beaverton police said. Those items included high end guitars, cameras, computers and recreation accessories. Detectives believe there were four people actively involved in the theft ring. (Source

Atlanta ORC duo hitting retailers for hard drives from computers - with one man busted and the other still unidentified Two men have been hitting retail stores in Atlanta stealing hard drives. Defeating the electronic security devices and concealing them on their bodies they busted one after hitting a Target store. The suspect was already in jail for hitting a Wal-Mart store as well for the same offense. Any police jurisdiction or business that has similar, unsolved thefts of computer hard drives is asked to contact the Marietta Police Department’s Crime Analyst at 770-794-5286. Anyone with information about the identity of Kingston’s accomplice is asked to contact the Marietta tip line at 770-794-6990. (Source

Husband wife ORC duo busted in Cary, NC for shoplifting thousands and selling boosted goods online. Danielle Bowen, 50, of 1800 Walnut St. stuffed stolen items into a lead-lined bag to avoid detection as she exited stores. She was charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise using a lead or aluminum-lined bag, larceny from merchant by removing anti-theft devices, conspiracy to commit a felony and felony possession of stolen property. Busted hitting a Belk store in Cary the couple admitted to selling stolen items online over the last nine months. (Source

ORC gang of three busted in Petaluma, CA after hitting Kohl's with car loaded with stolen merchandise after what police believe was a "burglary spree" The men were wearing stolen clothing when they were pulled over Saturday with a carload of stolen items, some with the price tags still attached. The car was packed with stolen goods, including several hundred dollars worth of items from Kohl's. Officers also are investigating whether a checkbook and credit cards found, which were not in their names, were stolen. (Source

Is this an ORC operation? Cherryville, NC woman makes off with $3K worth of razors, razor cartridges and over-the-counter medicine in a storage tote. Police have released still photos from surveillance video in hopes of identifying the woman. Police ask that anyone with information about the suspect or the crime call Cherryville Police Department at 704-435-1717. (Source

Police search for 4th suspect in Hialeah, FL robbery. Three suspects are in custody and police are looking for a fourth after a perimeter was set up in Hialeah Monday morning. The incident began when an undercover officer spotted the four suspects roaming around the parking lot of a shopping center at 3650 West 18th Avenue, Hialeah. Merchants contacted the police concerned that the suspects in the car may have been casing the stores for a robbery. Following a short chase by police the suspect vehicle was pulled over and searched revealing skull caps and a sledge-hammer. Within the last few weeks, ABC Jewelers and HH Gregg were hit inside the same parking lot. (Source

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