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ORC 11-16-15




'PRC' Report

Organized Retail Crime's Publicly Reported Cases Report

List of ORC Laws by State

30 states currently have ORC state laws. Below are links to each state's legislation and the year the law was enacted. 3 states have ORC laws pending: Indiana, New York and Oklahoma.

Little Rock, AR: Legal Troubles for Former Landers Toyota Employee Over $441,000 Tire and Accessories Theft
It looks like things are going from bad to worse for Kevin Kinsey, a former employee of Landers Toyota of Little Rock. He already had been charged with a felony, accused of stealing $441,000 in tires and accessories from Landers, and now he's facing a lawsuit from his former employer for fraud and conspiracy. Kinsey, 30, hired on at Landers in January 2014 and worked for the dealership until the end of May, when he was fired, according to the lawsuit filed by Landers' attorney.

Kroger and Nashville Metro Police team-up to take down an ORC Ring
The Nashville Metro Police Department Fraud Unit and Kroger ORC Division teamed up and executed a search warrant on the Village Market located on Tennessee Ave. in Nashville Tennessee. Over the last two months police and the Kroger ORC unit have conducted numerous undercover operations and have sold the owner Parviz Moghaddam over $5,200 in portrayed to be stolen merchandise on 6 different occasions. Each time the owner has placed additional orders for stolen merchandise such as cigarettes, over the counter medicine, tide detergent, coffee, and meat. During the search warrant a semi-automatic pistol and approx... $5,200 in cash was seized along with the markets entire inventory with the exception of perishable goods. Also seized was $1,700 in merchandise that was sold to the owner during the operation. Charges on the owner Partiz Moghaddam are pending.

Wheeling, WV: Three arrested for thefts at Kohl's, Cabela's, Walmart and Target
Three men have are behind bars after police say they stole several items from multiple stores at the Highlands. George Johnson, Kevin Johnson, and Mark Kroldart were arraigned this morning by Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe and placed under a $30,000 bond after being caught stealing goods from Kohl's; according to a criminal complaint. The complaint also says the three had stolen goods from Cabela's, Wal-Mart, and Target. Loss prevention for the stores were able to ID the men and they were arrested by Ohio County Sheriff Deputies. They are now facing felony larceny charges.

Tallahasee, FL: Deputies arrest man in $10,000 Walmart Smartphone theft
Deputies arrested a 29-year-old man Saturday on grand theft charges after he allegedly stole 18 smartphones from Walmart since October. Each phone was valued at nearly $600. Surveillance video footage shows four separate instances which Matthew Lanier took phones out of the smartphone display and concealed them before leaving Walmart, located on West Tennessee Street, explained Lt. Grady Jordan of the Leon County Sheriff's Office. On Friday, Lanier returned to the store and was arrested without incident.

West Nyack, NY: Brooklyn man charged with stealing $1,124 in cologne from Abercrombie in Palisades Center
A 30-year-old Brooklyn man faces felony charges for allegedly stealing $1,124 worth of cologne and accessories from a clothing store at the Palisades Center. Kevin Lambert was arrested following a chase from Abercrombie and Fitch into the mall parking lot, Police Officer Peter Walker said. A security guard saw Lambert taking the cologne, Walker said. Police charged Lambert with felony counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He also faces misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest and possession of burglar tools.

ORC 11-16-15
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