3M Employee stole and sold over $68,000 in iPads/iPhones to support Gambling
Addiction; paying restitution till she is 75 years old For felony
theft from her former employer, Dawn Barbara Hostrawser will spend more than a
year in Washington County jail. She will be 62 years old when she completes
probation, and at the prescribed rate of $200 a month she'll finish paying
restitution by the time she's 75. Hostrawser stole more than $68,000 of iPhones
and iPads from 3M and was convicted of one felony count of diverting corporate
property with intent to defraud. One felony charge of theft by swindle was
dropped. Hostrawser, 47, of White Bear Lake pleaded guilty in March and was
sentenced June 10.
Arizona woman gets probation for $3,000 theft from Aspen, CO stores; charges
pending in CA An Arizona woman is spending a year on probation for
stealing $3,000 in clothes and shoes from downtown Aspen shops. The Aspen Times
reports prosecutors yanked a plea deal that would have removed a felony charge
when they learned Kimberly Ann Gardner also has theft charges pending in
California for arrests made months after the Colorado incident. Gardner denies
involvement in the California cases. Police arrested Gardner after she was
identified in surveillance footage as a suspect in a September theft at an Aspen
sporting goods store. Officers searched her purse and found clothing with tags
still attached. More than a dozen other items were found in her vehicle.
4 Teens make off with $1000 in hats from Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco
San Francisco Police released video Tuesday of four teenagers breaking into and
ransacking a hat store at the Stonestown Galleria shopping mall last month. In
the video, which was captured June 22 just before 10 p.m., one of the teens can
be seen lifting the security gate while the other three scramble underneath and
into the store. One of the three runs to the back while the other two set about
picking out hats from the wall. The footage makes it appear that the thieves are
seeking out specific teams or colors, as opposed to going for maximum loot.
Montgomery, AL Police seeking 2 females in Grab and Run from Hancock Fabric
CrimeStoppers is seeking two unknown females charged with second degree theft of
property after the two robbed the Hancock Fabric Store located in the 5900 block
of Atlanta Highway. Security cameras showed the suspects picking up merchandise
and running out of the store. Second-degree theft is usually assigned if the
property stolen is worth between $500 and $2500, although it's sometimes
assigned based on the type of property stolen.
Target apprehends Baby Formula thief in Wauwatosa, WI
Wauwatosa, WI Police report a woman was arrested for retail theft on June 29 for
taking $1,617.75 worth of baby formula and clothing from Target.
Thieves lift baby formula from Margate Wal-Mart