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September 21, 2016
Huntington, WV: 3 Arrested after 'Organized Retail Theft operation' is Shut Down; Kroger ORC Team with an Assist
2.  Waukesha County, WI: Man admits to stealing thousands of dollars worth of bottled fragrances; JC Penney reports $93,000 shortage
3.  Macon, GA: More than $11K worth of Levi's jeans stolen from JCPenney at Macon Mall
4.  Salem, MA: Two arrested in Lowe's Chainsaw thefts
5.  Belknap County, NH: Grand Jury indicts 2 on ORC Charges
6.  UPDATE: Huntsville, AL: Prosecutors say hundreds of identity theft victims likely in "fraud factory" investigation
7.  Richmond, CA: 25 Arrested in crime ring bust at Hotel -guns, drugs, mail, and credit cards
8.  Cranston, RI: Pair wanted for trying to steal 'a large amount of medical supplies' from CVS

September 20, 2016
CAL-ORCA's First Annual Conference 'Renewing the Partnership' - Coming Sept. 27
2.  Asheville, NC: Police searching for 2 men linked to $12,000 credit card fraud
3.  Update: Somerset, PA: Men scammed $10,000 in Gift Cards from Walmart
4.  Boardman, OH: JC Penney thief nabbed with $860 following Police chase
5.  Humble, TX: Fake ID Thief hit 3 banks in Houston and Dallas for over $60,000
6.  Mount Pleasant, WI: Two Women Charged with Stealing Cartful from Walmart, repeat offender, under ring at self check-out
7.  Muskegon County, MI: Clayton Sparkes, sentenced to 13 months - 5 years for ORC, $648 in court costs/fees 

September 19, 2016
Cleveland, OH: Victoria's Secret 'precision shoplifters' indicted in Cleveland; $750,000 of merchandise from stores in 9 states
2.  Newkirk, OK: Lowe's bust 3 member of an ORC ring hitting stores for over $250,000
3.  Two accused in $100,000 retail theft ring, used 14-year-old son in operations
4.  Two charged in $8,000 theft of baby formula from Walmart
5.  Somerset, MI: Three Flint, MI men stole $10,000 in merchandise from Wal-Mart
6.  Hopkins County, TX: Sheriff's office recovers approx. $10,000 in stolen Stihl Chain Saws; tied to 5 State Theft Ring
7.  Arapahoe County, CO: Florida's Felony Lane Gang may be responsible for thefts in Colorado
8.  Ludlow, MA: Walgreens shoplifting suspect sought by Police; possible connection to other thefts
9.  Serial shoplifter wanted after stealing from Target stores across Florida; man stole mumber of iPads 

September 16, 2016
1.  Sean Colarossi named ORC Association Advocate at the D&D Daily

2.  Lake in the Hills, IL: Feds accuse a man of a $310,000 gift card scam
3.  UPDATE: Pittsburgh, PA: Organized theft ring targeted Marshalls, TJ Maxx stores 
4.  Houston, TX: Woman sentenced to federal prison in passport info theft case 
5.  Phoenix, AZ: Three person crime ring steals $9500 in cigarettes, frozen food from Circle K stores
6.  Flowood, MS: 3 Cuban Nationals arrested for credit card fraud in Mississippi 
7.  Milpitas, CA: Four people arrested in for identity theft and drug possession 
8.  Lake Havasu City, AZ: Alexandra T. Stath, 28, faces a felony charge for organized retail theft when police say she attempted to place $205 worth of merchandise in her purse and shopping cart and leave the store 

September 15, 2016
Fighting Canadian Organized Retail Crime
- Tight Job Market & Lack of Resources Makes the Fight Even Harder
2.  Dickson, TN: Two Arrested with Fake IDs and Passports in a Rental Car; skimming equipment and thousands in high end merchandise recovered
3.  Cool Springs, TN: AT&T Burglars smash through an adjoining wall, loss estimated to be tens of thousands
4.  Danielsville, GA: Lottery scheme lands three Rite Aid Pharmacy employees in jail
5. Suspect in Hobby Store theft may be tied to 25 Thefts at Target across Wisconsin
6.  Enumclaw, WA: 3 arrested fleeing Safeway with stolen goods; tried to run Police off the road in wild chase
7.  Ark City, KS: Thieves steal two cartloads of merchandise from Wal-Mart
8.  Mercer County, PA: Police investigate $2,000 in thefts from Grove City Outlets in September
9.  Jackson, MS: A real Hair Pulling incident at Beauty Star, ORC thief doesn't get away
10. Woodbury, MN: Man allegedly stole $4,400 of iPhones at Woodbury Walmart

September 14, 2016
1.  Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR) Training Conference Set for Oct. 24-27
2.  Wilton, CT: Woman Makes Confession as Police Investigate Shoplifting Ring At CVS
3.  PA Appeals Court backs shoplifter's conviction for stealing a basketful of Rogaine
4.  Florence, KY: Police 2nd Alert this month; More Shoplifters are hitting Home Depot
5.  Alpharetta, GA: Woman steals $1K in clothes from Macy's
6.  Garden City, MI: Woman caught shoplifting twice at Kmart in 3 days, $333 of merchandise recovered

September 13, 2016
San Antonio, TX: $2,000 of stolen items seized in the parking lot of the Juvenile Detention Center
2.  Dothan, AL: Exprezit Convenience store clerk charged with $70,000 theft of cash and merchandise
3.  Montgomery County, MD: Police seek suspects in 5 Cell Phone Robberies; $18,000 of merchandise stolen
4.  Watertown, CT: Police looking for two women for shoplifting at Marshalls
5.  Watchung, NJ: Gap Outlet hit for nearly $800 in merchandise
6.  Wauwatosa, WI: Boston Store in Mayfair nabs sunglass thief; $897 in merchandise recovered
7.  Lake Havasu, AZ: Kira A. Fiscella, 30, faces felony charges for Organized Retail theft, taking the identify of another and a valid warrant
8.  Ashland, KY: Two females wanted in $700 theft from Belk at the Ashland Town Center Mall

September 12, 2016
The 2016 U.S. ORC Effort Census
2.  Nassau County, NY: CVS busts ORC Shoplifter who hit 2 stores for over $6,000
3.  Queensbury, NY: Woman pleads guilty to $2,500 theft from French Mountain Commons Outlets
4.  Orem, UT: Archery Store employee busted in $6,000 theft; selling products online
5.  Mentor, OH: Over 50 arrested in Heroin Operation; many tied to ORC
6.  Lake Havasu, AZ: Jody G. Shettleroe, 58, was arrested Sept. 8 on charges of organized retail theft
7.  Centralia, WA: Chadrick Singleton, 26, charged with 2nd degree Organized Retail Theft, sentenced to 3 months in jail, $1,600 in fees
8.  Grand Rapids, MI: FBI says, Suspects tied to $300K credit-card scheme at Walmart & Sam's Club
9.  Fremont, CA: Target thieves sets fire as a diversion

September 9, 2016
1.  How important is Networking to ORC Investigators?  

2.  Louisville, KY: Man stole $7,900 in items from Target    
3.  Nashville, TN: Lifetime ban doesn't deter Cross Dressing shoplifter from stealing over $5,000 from Victoria's Secret and Dillards   
4.  Rock Hill, SC: Police spent 9 hours with a Shoplifter who refused to say where her 2 yr old son was 
5.  Oxford, MS: Man arrested on his Third Felony Shoplifting change this year   
6.  Muskegon County, MI: Ricky Walter Sheffer, 55, of Muskegon, to four months for organized retail crime, habitual offender second, $648 court fines/costs

September 8, 2016
1.  ORC Duo charged in Home Depot arson reject 10-year sentences 

2.  Millbury, RI: Senior citizen shoplifter hits Target for $350 and Walmart for $700   
3.  Strongsville, OH: Shoplifter uses wire cutters to remove EAS tag on 2 televisions  
4.  Three Detroit men arrested at Kroger for Fraudulent Credit Card purchases of Gift Cards
5.  Burbank, IL: Mother Encouraged Kids To Shoplift Crest Whitestrips  
6.  Great Falls, MT: Ace Hardware Shoplifting goes bad, suspect pulls a handgun; One arrested, one fled and no injuries

September 7, 2016
1.  Hingham, MA: 10 to 12 Teenagers swarm, rob Apple store in the Derby Street Shoppes

2.  North Andover, MA: Police charge couple with stealing $4000 worth of merchandise from Kohl's  
3.  Dalton, TN: Hole cut in Lawn & Garden fence leads to the theft of over $ 2,000 in merchandise 
4.  Pine Bluff, AR: Bond set at $10,000 for Walmart Associate busted for theft
5.  Spokane, WA: Three arrested for using Walgreens receipts from the trash to return stolen items 
6.  Selinsgrove, PA: Police seeking Target electronic thief, hit for $1,900 
7.  Murfreesboro, TN: Two Women Accused of Shoplifting Over $1,600 in Merchandise from Kohl's 

September 6, 2016
1.  Join us for the premier conference of the Carolinas Organized Retail Crime Alliance (CORCA)!

2.  Berwyn, PA: HH Gregg employees busted in $268,000 theft  
3.  Vacaville, CA: Two Arrested in Wal-Mart thefts, hitting the store since January
4.  Hoover, AL: Belk shoplifter wanted for the theft of $2,500 in merchandise
5.  Battle Creek, MI: Mother, daughter shoplifting team arrested after Lakeview Square Mall thefts
6.  Rehoboth, DE: Two women hit Sunglass Hut at the Tanger Outlets for over $1,200
7.  Fort Oglethorpe, GA: Computer and Television thief makes a clean get away, except for cameras
8.  Tredyffrin, PA: $1,100 in Razors Stolen from CVS
9.  Santa Monica, CA: Woman steals $293 worth of merchandise from CVS  

September 2, 2016
1.  A Southwest Miami-Dade father and son were taken into custody after police found a massive credit card fraud scheme taking place inside their home  

2.  Cheltenham, PA: Police release surveillance of T-Mobile Armed Robbery, suspects fled with $21,000 of merchandise 
3.  Johnstown, PA: Man arraigned in 3 retail theft cases, hit Walmart and Tractor Supply 

September 1, 2016
1.  Five busted for stealing $32,000 of merchandise from Bealls over several months  

2.  Greenwood, IN: Best Buy employee arrested for theft of $11,000 of merchandise
3.  Police: Phoenix Woman accused of 16 thefts at Target stores in 5 Valley cities over 34 days
4.  Durham, NC: Man wanted for selling Counterfeit Goods, charged with Organized Retail Theft      
5.  Hammond, IN: Police seeking id of Lowe's $1,200 shoplifter    
6.  Slidell, LA: Dillards shoplifters interrupt detective's lunch; $1,200 in merchandise recovered 
7.  Pana, IL: Two Walmart thieves in custody using Fire Exit  
8.  Ft Wayne, IN: Kohl's shoplifter caught twice this summer  

August 31, 2016
1.  Fencing Operation: N and P Discount Tobacco and Beer Market in Nashville raided 

2.  Orland Park, IL: Sledgehammer-Swinging Suspect in $11,000 Target Smash and Grab Arrested  
3.  Police search for pair who stole $6k worth of purses from Md. bridal salon
4.  Alhambra, CA: Police arrested 3 woman for stealing power tools from several Home Depot stores     
5.  Highland, CA: San Bernardino-area gang member arrested for stealing thousands of dollars in lottery tickets and beer from a Highland market   
6.  Arnold, MO: Woman admits to $1,454 thefts from 2 area Target stores
7.  Troy, MI: Mom shoplifts $700 of merchandise with baby, stroller inside Macy's 
8.  North Lebanon, PA: Ishia Arroyo, 28 was charged with retail theft for stealing $1,110 worth of baby formula and other merchandise from Weise 

August 30, 2016
1.  "The Power of Partnerships" - 2016 GRAORCA Retail Crime Conference Recap

2.  Hillsborough, NC: Home Depot Shoplifting leads to Multi-State Fraud Investigation 
3.  Avon Park, FL: Woman busted for $1,300 theft at Walmart
4.  New York: Barneys Shoplifter Tries to Walk Out With $1,200 in Givenchy Shirts    
5.  Bristol, CT: woman charged in $1,000 Wal-Mart shoplifting  
6.  Tyrone, PA: Woman caught on camera stealing cartons of cigarettes
7.  Guymon, OK: Woman busted at Walmart attempting to steal $1,200 of merchandise n merchandise
8.  Shreveport, LA: Shoplifting team wanted by Shreveport Police

August 29, 2016
1.  Atlanta, GA: Burglars smash threw wall to steal $10,000 of merchandise from Boost Mobile 

2.  Pair charged in $18,000 theft from SuperValu Distribution Center
3.  Providence, RI: 73-year-old ran Organized Retail Crime operation out of social club
4.  Lehighton, PA: Three charged in 6 Lowe's theft and fraud incidents    
5.  Livonia, MI: Woman busted scanning hundreds of dollar of merchandise with UPC sticker on her finger 
6.  Memphis, TN: Four men rob jewelry store, steal Rolexes
7.  Garden City, MI: Woman busted at Kmart stealing over $400 in merchandise
8.  Pocatello, ID: Man facing multiple felonies for receiving stolen goods and stolen credit cards 

August 26, 2016
1.  Reno, NV: Three arrested in string of Office Depot thefts

2.  Richland County, SC: Serial electronics shoplifter hits for $4,300; Costco, Sam's Club, Walmart and Best Buy all victims 
3.  Hoover, AL: Police seeking two women in $1,500 razor blade theft at multiple CVS stores  
4.  Pittsburgh, PA: Four plead guilty in retail theft ring; 60 incidents in a dozen area stores   
5.  Hermantown, MN: Three face felony charges in Mills Fleet Farm shoplifting
6.  Galesburg, IL: Felony repeat shoplifter sentenced to 15 months in prison; caught at Walmart and Bergner's
7.  Honolulu, HI: Police seeking 3 suspect in $2,000 Electronics theft
8.  Thousands Oaks, CA: Man wanted in $1,000 theft from AT&T
9.  Bellefonte, PA: $224 Failed Refund Scam ends with Felony arrest at Target      

August 25, 2016
1.  Chesterfield, MO: Burglars grab hundreds of pairs of sunglasses from Solstice Sunglass in the Taubman Prestige Outlet

2.  Holmdel, NJ: $70K Worth of Glasses Stolen from LensCrafters
3.  Corona, CA: $42K Worth of Energy Drinks Swiped from Stolen Big Rig 
4.  New Hartford, NY: Michigan Man in Charged in $5,000 Walmart Car Battery Theft  
5.  Agoura Hills, CA: 2 Von's stores hit by liquor theft gang
6.  Allentown, PA: Man nabbed for baby formula theft at Wal-Mart  

August 24, 2016
1.  Fairfield, NJ: Trio charged in credit card fraud scheme; $1,800 in Target Gift Cards and over $8,000 of Target merchandise recovered

2.  Cedar Falls, IA: Second arrest made in Ulta store thefts
3.  Buffalo, NY: $2 Million Bail - Over Alleged Food Stamp Fraud - for Owner of Corner Store
4.  Chicago: 2 Charged in Nordstrom Designer Purse Theft 
5.  Portland, OR: Store owners say tent thefts increasing amid homeless crisis

August 23, 2016
Portage, IN: Four arrested in Printer and Ink Cartage theft; one suspect was Armed
2.  Dothan, AL: Former Wal-Mart assistant manager charged with $7,000 theft
3.  Wichita Fall, TX: Employee charged with $2,700 jewelry theft from her store, selling it to another
4.  North Myrtle Beach, SC: Woman charged with taking thousands in merchandise from Ulta Beauty
5.  Gratiot County, MI: Gratiot County Sheriff's solid Police work turns up Felony and Misdemeanor charges; one man charged with 18 thefts from Walmart in Alma
6.  Chesterton, IN: Two men flee from CVS with more than $1,000 in razors

August 22, 2016
5 Orlando Men Arrested in Crackdown
- Counterfeit Cards - Bladder Trucks - Illegal Fuel Purchases
2.  Tyler, TX: Police investigating the theft of $250,000 in Wheels and Tires
3.  Evesham, NJ: Police seek man in $10,000 Apple Store theft
4.  Neosho, MO: Police responded to Walmart after a transaction with a net loss of an estimated $2,400
5.  New York: Woman Tries to Steal $900 in Children's Coats from Bloomingdale's
6.  Dayton, OH: Fencing Operation: Pawn Shop Owner's found Guilty in fencing Stolen Goods; now facing 3 to 11 years
7.  Bee County, TX: Traffic stop leads to Felony $825 ORC Theft
8.  Taunton, NJ: Man arrested for shoplifting at Home Depot in Taunton

August 19, 2016
1.  Polk County, FL: Sheriff's Office arrests 4 on racketeering charges after nearly $179,000 worth of thefts

2.  Mass. Home Depot Ex-Con Pleads Guilty to Hitting Them Again for $35k
3.  CC Fraud Female Duo Busted in Clarksville, In. 
4.  CC Fraud Gang Member gets 1.5 to 3 yrs state prison in NY
5.  Two arrested with ten fake credit cards in Midwest City, Okla. - Hitting Sam's Club stores
6.  Victoria's Secret Pink hit for $1,700 in merchandise in Grab & Run
7.  East Caln Township, PA: Wegmans detains 2 women in $1,630 Credit Card/ Gift Card Scheme
8.  Denville, NJ: Walgreen shoplifter hit several times in one day: $1,600 of merchandise recovered
9.  Hanover, MD: Police release Photo of Old Navy shoplifters who assaulted Loss Prevention
10. Sumter County, FL: Walgreens Pharmacy Tech busted for theft of nearly 1000 pills

August 18, 2016
1.  GRAORCA's 6th Annual Retail Crime Conference To Be Held On Aug. 24 in Atlanta 

2.  Santa Fe, NM: Couple arrested in $40,000 Kmart jewelry theft
3.  Orangeburg County, FL: $5,000 Thief has a Key to Walmart registers
4.  Westminster, MA: Two men charged in thefts of tools from R.K. Milles and Aubuchan Hardware
5.  Elgin, IL: Woman accused of stealing $1,100 of merchandise from Walmart

August 17, 2016
Top 6 ORC Cases by Dollar Amount in first half of 2016
- 158 Suspects Arrested - $208.6 Million in Theft
2.  Des Moines, IA: Florida sex offender gets 70 years in federal prison for retail, child porn, drug scheme
3.  FENCING OPERATION: Fort Wayne, IN: Pawn Shop employee gets six months for her part in Pawn Shop Theft Ring
4.  Plano, TX: Alleged ring leader of credit card crime ring operation arrested
5.  Ohio County, WV: Shoplifting ring busted at The Highlands in Triadelphia, WV
6.  Update: Fifth person arrested in Kohl's Shoplifting/ Police Chase
7.  Fort Wayne, IN: Three men receive probation in Kroger / Walmart liquor theft ring
8.  CC Fraud NYC Duo busted hitting Giant Eagle stores for $10,525
9.  Fed's indict CC Fraud Duo in Scranton, PA
10. Santa Monica, CA: Repeat Shoplifter busted at Bloomingdale's with $900 in merchandise
11. Livingston County, MI: Jennifer Lynne Hooper pleaded guilty Organized Retail Crime and the prosecution agreed she can be referred to the drug court and pay $2,000 in restitution

August 16, 2016
Telephone Imposter Steals $400,000 of Luxury Goods Gets 2 to 6 yrs prison
- Diverting & Stealing Shipments of Clothes, Shoes, Watches, and Other Goods
2.  Woman caught on camera allegedly stealing $3,000 worth of clothing
3.  Chickasha, OK: CVS Pharmacy Tech steals $6,000 of Buprenorphine; steals Alprazolam to calm her nerves over thefts
4.  Waxahachie, TX: Seven arrested in Shooter's Edge Smash & Grab, charged with Organized Criminal Activity
5.  Lexington, KY: Well Organized group behind textbook thefts on Kentucky campuses
6.  Chicago, IL: Las Vegas couple charged in connection with Apple Store thefts in 3 states
7.  Lynnwood, WA: Five arrested in Kohl's Shoplifting; Police chase leads to three accidents
8.  Livingston County, MI: Ivan Ray Hooper Jr., 39, of Ypsilanti, pleaded guilty as charged to Organized Retail Crime
9.  Fraud Gang of four busted hitting Hannaford store in Albany, N.Y., with 30 counterfeit cc's

August 15, 2016
Hutchinson, KS: Kroger Organized Retail Crime Unit bust C-Store Operator selling stolen goods
2.  Fake Credit Card Trio busted hitting Ambridge, PA., Rite Aid every twenty minutes
- Bought $22,000 in gift cards with stolen cards
3.  Passaic County, NJ: Two Men Charged In Identity Theft, $20,000 in Car Parts
4.  Willmar, MN: Trio, including Security Guard, face charges in $8,000 Thefts from three mall stores
5.  Allentown, PA: Police identity suspects in $700 Mahoning Township Walmart theft
6.  New York: Billionaire posts $5K reward for NY ORC Ice Cream Gang
7.  Mob crackdown shows South Florida is still home for Organized Crime
8.  North Andover, MA: New England Spike in Thefts tied to Heroin Epidemic

August 12, 2016
1.  Multi-state counterfeit credit card gang member gets federal prison
2.  Meriden, CT: Woman charged in scheme with other Charlotte Russe employees to steal $26,000 of merchandise
3.  Johnston, RI: 3 charged in theft of $2,800 high-end sunglasses
4.  Laredo, TX: Man allegedly tried to shoplift more than $1,000 in merchandise
5.  Evergreen Park, IL: Dollar Tree Employee Accused of Robbing Register 78 Times
6.  Norridge, IL: Man tried to steal $320 in vacuums from Kmart twice in one day
7.  Newark, MD: Kmart Loss Prevention thwarts Shoplifter attempting to steal $345 of merchandise
8.  Indianapolis, IN: Sullivan Hardware & Garden hit with 5 Burglaries in 2 months
9.  Muskegon County, MI: Nicholas Ronals Vasquez, 17, of Muskegon, was sentenced to 12 months jail with credit for time served, and 18 months probation for two concurrent charges of organized retail crime
10. Lewis County, WA: Jalexis Brinae Ezell, 20, Tacoma, second-degree organized retail theft, sentenced to 30 days in jail, home detention authorized, fined $900, $1,700 in fees

August 11, 2016
Mark Your Calendars: A List of Upcoming ORC Conferences
2.  Middletown, DE: FENCING OPERATION: 23 Indicted in 'Operation Golden Eye
3.  Pike County, PA: Marshall's employee pleads guilty to $31,000 theft
4.  Grandview, WA: Ace Hardware employee steals 25 Firearms from his store; purchased 2 weapons for a penny a piece
5.  Erie, PA: Victoria's Secret shoplifter charged with $400 theft and Hit & Run
6.  Orangeburg County, SC: Thief attempted to steal 16 cases of beer from Walmart
7.  Houma, LA: Three charged with shoplifting at Dillard's in Southland Mall
8.  Delta Township, PA: Man who stole 4 TVs arrested trying to steal 3 more
9.  Salem, IL: Two Centralia residents have pleaded guilty to felony retail theft for their attempt to steal two carts full of items (totaling $1,700) at Walmart last month

August 10, 2016
1.  Los Angeles, CA: 2 Arrested In Theft of $50K worth of Baby Formula

2.  Indianapolis, IN: Security video shows thief stealing 200 pairs of panties from Gap 
3.  Roanoke County Police investigating Organized Cell Phone Theft Ring 
4.  Scranton, PA: Feds charge 2 men with theft of 48 firearms from gun store and Heroin trafficking 
5.  Update: Dayton, OH: Pawn Shop/ Fencing Operation suspects head to trial
6.  Spartanburg County, SC: Man caught on camera stealing $2,500 in Ray-Ban glasses from Walmart
7.  Chicopee, MA: 2 tried to steal over $2,000 in power tools from Home Depot; man's 11th shoplifting arrest
8.  Minneapolis, MN: Sports Authority 'Grab and Run' thief charged with felonies at multiple stores
9.  Sacramento, CA: Kohl's 'petty thief', tied to thefts at 4 area stores, to remain in jail
10. Johns Creek, GA: Target arrests 2 felony shoplifters within minutes 

August 9, 2016
UPDATE: Rockledge, FL: Couple found guilty of Multi- million dollar Racketeering charges in Polk 2.  County 'Operation Got Milk'; Woman faces up to 150 years; man up to 30 years
3.  Woodstock, GA: 4 Arrested in $100,000 Shoplifting Ring Tied Outlet Shoppes in 5 states
4.  College Station, TX: Men charged with stealing hundreds of pairs of jeans from JC Penney
5.  North Attleboro, CT: Former Planet Fitness employee busted in $4,000 iPad thefts from Walmart; 'STAFF' t-shirt gave him away
6.  Deerfield, IL: 2 Women arrested in $2,100 thefts of Baby Formula and Diaper from two Jewel Foods
7.  Pair charged in theft of $1256 worth of jewelry, handbags from Belk in Hoover

August 8, 2016
Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (CLEAR) Releases Latest Newsletter
2.  Mentor, OH: Mentor Police Department Retail Theft Crime Deterrence Program paying off
3.  Boston, MA: Police Officer to voluntarily resign to avoid prison; caught with $5,000 of Gift Cards from Shoplifting Ring
4.  Provo, UT: Utah County's Most Wanted: Serial shoplifter wanted after stealing home security system
5.  Crown Point, IN: Woman accused of stealing $900 of diapers from Meijers
6.  Brunswick, GA: CVS Pharmacist charged with 12 counts of theft of oxycodone, morphine, Dilaudid, Adderall, and other narcotics
7.  Augusta, GA: Suspect sought in Wal-Mart theft
8.  Muskegon, MI: Ana Rosati, 12 months jail with credit for time served, 24 months probation for Organized Retail Crime, second-time habitual offender, 1,098 fees/costs, transfer to Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program

August 5, 2016
Newly Formed CORCA Will Hold 1st Annual Conference on Sept. 8 in Charlotte, NC
2.  'Superman Burglars' Break Into Miramar Optical Shop
3.  Wal-Mart theft suspect hid 173 pills in body cavity while jailed
4.  Salem, NH: A Manchester couple was arrested Thursday after allegedly robbing a Lowe's and shoving an employee while their 9-year-old son was waiting in their car
5.  Yorkville, IL: Police seek help identifying suspects committing multiple retail thefts at Target

August 4, 2016
1.  CCROC 2016 Training and Conference Set for August 23-24 in Oak Book, Illinois 
2.  Citrus County, FL: Smash & Grab Crew hitting stores and car dealerships in 3 counties caught in the act 
3.  Chicago, IL: $15,000 in purses stolen from Chanel on the Magnificent Mile 
4.  Newark, DE: Acme shoplifters steal $5,000 in medicine 
5.  Mahwah, NJ: Man charged with robbery after fighting with Home Depot Loss Prevention; 3 Deactivation devices seized
6.  Rush Twp, PA: PA State Troopers discovers a Detacher and Booster Bags during traffic stop for indicator
7.  Sunnyvale, CA: Two women arrested for shoplifting at Target and Macy
8.  Columbia, PA: Police say a woman attempted to apply for a job at the same store she stole from
9.  Elk Grove, CA: Four arrested for Toys R Us $1,600 theft
10. Owensboro, KY: Juvenile charged with $1,195 theft from Walmart
11. Egg Harbor, NJ: Boscov's reports the theft of over $1,000 in merchandise; Police release photos
12. Sunnyvale, CA: Two adult females charged with the theft of $945.76 worth of baby formula from Safeway
13. Youngstown, OH: Two men and two women reportedly stole $800 worth of merchandise, including DVD players, from Walmart 

August 3, 2016
1.  New York, NY: Saks Fifth Avenue employee used Store Credit Cards To Steal $68K in merchandise
2.  San Antonio, TX: Delivery man charged with stealing, selling $50,000 of cigarettes
3.  Modesto, CA: Card Shop Owner busted for 'facilitating the thefts' of over $1,000 in wine from a local grocery store
4.  Wellington, FL: Women's shoplifting plans go amiss, $3,000 in clothing left behind at The Mall at Wellington Green
5.  Chillicothe, OH: Woman found with more than $1,000 in stolen items
6.  Harris Teeter LP nabs persistent Nicorette gums thieves
7.  Glendale, AZ: Man arrested for $500 cologne theft from Boston store
8.  Salem, IL: Two men arrested at Walmart with 'large amount of unpaid merchandise', bond set at $50,000

August 2, 2016
1.  Hundreds Attend ORCAID's Second Annual ORC Conference at Boise State University
2.  Update: "ORC" crew targeted ATMs & Apple stores in three states - 'Mother lode' was a $172K haul from a Maine location
3.  Mechanicsburg, PA: Couple arrested in warehouse burglary now charged with receiving $100K in stolen goods
4.  Mount Pleasant, WI: Man hits 3 grocery stores for $750 in merchandise
5.  San Antonio, TX: Man busted stealing $2,500 in merchandise from Old Navy
6.  Palmer Twp, PA: Boscov's LP Agent assaulted during Curtain Theft
7.  Federal Way, WA: Sink thief caught after fleeing Home Depot
8.  Crestwood, IL: Thief packs $300 worth of Razors into luggage, gets busted at Walmart
9.  Exeter, PA: Police seeking Baby Formula thief who hit Walmart twice in a week
10. Ephrata, WA: Esther Sprague was arrested for organized retail theft at Walmart and possession of a legend drug without a prescription

August 1, 2016
1.  Six member fraud gang busted for $9M scheme - Hit Home Depot & Target Stores
2.  Iowa City, IA: Casey General employee, boyfriend and Mother attempt to cash in on a stolen $250,000 Lottery Ticket
3.  Covina, CA: Teens busted for stealing $3,000 in razors, baby formula, Rogaine; hitting Rite Aid and Vons
4.  Holmdel, NJ: Best Buy shoplifters get violent in Holmdel, same suspect hit Target in Middletown
5.  Owasso, OK: One arrested, two loose after Old Navy theft and Police Chase
6.  Two area people have pleaded guilty to federal charges; $40,000 Interstate Theft Ring hitting Lowes and Home Depot
7.  Greenville, NC: 6 arrests made in connection to theft of 27 handguns
8.  Newark, CA: GameStop offers reward in East Bay armed robbery spree

July 29, 2016
1.  GPS anti-theft device leads Pasco deputies to ORC trio - Saks shoplifting suspects
2.  UPDATE: New York ORC Gang Hitting Apple Stores in the Midwest Seventh New Yorker charged in attempted Apple Store fraud in Chicago area- $10k recovered
3.  ORC gang member gets three yr's prison for stealing P-O-S machines & processing $215,000 in refunds
4.  Michigan Credit Card Cloning Gang of 4 indicted
5.  UPDATE: Nail polish ORC duo identified with help of social media
6.  Wesley Chapel, FL: Three women arrested for $1,500 Saks shoplifting; Trio suspected for thefts at several stores in multiple counties

7.  Serial Speedway Thief Hits Multiple Stores & Times in Cleveland

July 28, 2016
1.  Fraud Gang of Eight Busted in Middle, TN
2.  San Antonio, TX: Produce Thieves Busted For Stealing Nearly $200,000 Worth of Produce from H-E-B
3.  Six wanted for major credit card fraud ring in Queens
4.  Albuquerque, NM: APD nabs Target thief in undercover operation
5.  Los Angeles, CA: Suspects steal $8K worth of cellphones from South LA store

July 27, 2016
1.  Orangeburg, SC : Second of 7 sentenced in Dollar General $56,000 ORC Ring/Employee Theft
2.  Walgreen's Employee arrested for theft of 1274 Hydrocodone pills, valued at nearly $1,000
3.  Bedford, NH: Police seeking ID of possible twin females in $1,800 Credit Card Fraud
4.  Panama City, FL: ORC gang hit Sears in Panama City, possible connection to thefts in Dothan, AL
5.  Eugene, OR: Two Home Depot employees help capture shoplifter  
6.  Sioux City, IA: Two charged for stealing from Kohl's using purple suitcase
7.  San Antonio, TX: Two women used children in brazen robberies from H-E-B, Walmart

July 26, 2016
Mid-Atlantic Organized Retail Crime Alliance Holding Intelligence/Networking Meeting on Aug. 16
2.  Chicago, IL: Apple Stores targeted in traveling fraud scheme; 6 from NY arrested
3.  Update: Lake Orion, MI: Two busted for stealing $1,600 in nail polish from CVS
4.  Falkville, AL: Man charged with theft from Lowe's stores in Decatur, Athens and Madison
5.  Centralia, IL: Two take a car on a 'Test Drive', steal 2 cartloads of merchandise
6.  Norwalk CT: Toys R Us nabs 3 Video Game Thieves
7.  Salina, KS: Two teens hit 5 stores in Central Mall
8.  Memphis, TN: Two Shoplifters get Lifetime ban from Walmart
9.  Las Cruces, NM: Walmart shoplifter attempted escape from Police
10. Sayre, PA: Two charged with multiple retail thefts from Walmart

July 25, 2016
1.  Bethlehem, GA: Publix employee charged in $14,000 theft

2.  Three Men Arrested for Stealing 1,100 Tahoe Ski Passes
3.  Gastonia, NC: Target shoplifter flees police, chase ends with one killed in a crash
4.  Edmonds, WA: Two suspects wanted for hundreds in Foot Care products from Walgreens
5.  Two men stole from Walmart to get gift card 
6.  Lehigh Valley, PA: Shoplifting scheme yields 29 packets of heroin
7.  El Paso, TX: Police looking for man who stole 16 bottles of Body wash from Dollar General
8.  Merrill, WI: UPC Switcher Arrested; self check out and priced Pet Food and Diapers under 50 cents

July 22, 2016
Austin, TX: Chick-fil-A manager accused of stealing over $100k; Refund fraud!!
2.  UPDATE: New York: Leader of $430,000 ID Theft Ring that targeted Saks gets at least 2 years in prison
3.  Mesa, AZ: Woman arrested in $3,000 Home Depot fraud scheme
4.  Leavenworth County, KS: Walmart electronics shoplifter sentenced to 2 years; 2 prior theft convictions
5.  Redmond, WA: Police investigating shoplifting suspects for narcotics, forgery, organized retail theft 
6.  Denton, TX: Denton Police investigating a cart full of theft from Albertsons
7.  Dallas, TX: Old Navy Shoplifting suspects lead officers on chase
8.  New Haven, IN: Police searching for man who stole $1,200 of cigarettes 

July 21, 2016
Annual UTORCA Conference A Huge Success, Drew Larger Crowds Than Previous Years
2.  UPDATE: Bartow, FL: Racketeering trial begins for woman accused of leading baby-formula theft ring worth millions
3.  Manhattan Beach police crack counterfeit credit card-making operation in Corona
4.  Filipino man admits running $9M global credit card cybercrime ring in Newark, N.J. court
5.  Menlo Park, CA: Thieves take $65,000 in wine from Beltramo's
6.  Edmond, OK: AT&T reports a burglary; $65,000 of cell phones stolen
7.  Athens, AL: Walmart Associate and friend arrested in $10,000 theft
8.  Coldwater, MI: Vacuum Cleaner thieves busted at Meijers; Distraction idea was probably a bad plan
9.  Missoula, MT: Bond set for woman charged with stealing $1,800 worth of clothing from Walmart
10. Cadillac, MI: Man charged with Organized Retail Crime

July 20, 2016
St Louis County, MO: Two men charged with $1,000 Baby Formula Theft from Walmart
2.  Homer Glen, IL: Meijer employee scammed on Gift Card transaction over the phone
3.  Centralia, WA: Thief Makes Off With $800 in Merchandise at Outlet
4.  Evergreen Park, IL: Menard's seeking a Career Criminal for Identity and Retail Theft
5.  Muskegon County, MI: Ricky Ricardo White, 43, of Muskegon, 20 months to 10 years MDOC for organized retail crime, third-time habitual offender
6.  Buffalo, NY: Family Dollar shoplifter steals $225 in laundry pods, pulls knife on Associate after robbery

July 19, 2016
Clarksville, TN: Fencing Operation: Five store owners charged with theft, money laundering
2.  Castleton, IN: Smash-and-grab robbers hit Gander Mountain for guns
3.  Troy, MI: Second Smash & Grab hits Somerset Mall in a month; one suspect in custody, others at large
4.  Shiloh, IL: Washington Park man charged in multiple theft from multiple Target locations in St Clair County
5.  Lee, MA: Man busted with 42 stolen items from True Value Hardware
6.  South Strabane Township, PA: Man charged in $900 theft from Lowe's and $200 hit at Walmart
7.  Salem, NH: Two men arrested on ORC Charges relating to Kohl's thefts
8.  Racine, WI: Walmart Vacuum Cleaner thief busted; want for thefts in Illinois and Wisconsin
9.  Joplin, MO: Three sought in Sears shoplifting at Northpark Mall; suspects pull stun gun
10. UK: London: Portuguese crime gang stole $65,000 of designer clothes in raids on Oxford Street shops
11. Waterford, CT: Man wanted for theft of $900 worth of jeans from Sears

July 18, 2016
The D&D Daily's Q2 ORC Report: A data-driven, detailed audit of publicly reported ORC crimes in the U.S.
2.  Feds: ORC Gang of Five Men Arrested Friday in Large-Scale Fencing Operation in New Haven, CT
3.  Arrests made in ORC ring involving Tampa Bay area Victoria's Secret, Macy's stores
4.  Dubuque, IA: Hy-Vee employee accused of stealing over $12,000 in gift cards takes plea deal
5.  Westampton, NJ: Home Depot Thieves hit several store for over $20,000
6.  Pleasant Hills, CA: Four Arrested following Marshall's theft; tied to over $10,000 in stolen goods
7.  3 men wanted for shoplifting $6K worth from an Augusta Walmart
8.  Santa Monica, CA: Merchandise stolen from Sephora worth nearly $1,500
9.  Okaloosa County, FL: Kohl's employee charged with theft of $300 or more and deactivating an anti-shoplifting device
10. Jacksonville, FL: Organized retail theft was reported at WalMart, 1311 S. Jackson St; An item(s) valued at less than $100 was taken
11. Houston, TX: 3 charged with Organized Retail Theft; stole $1,200 worth of lumber

July 15, 2016
Westampton, NJ: Two Home Depot workers are accused of stealing more than $21,000 worth of items from their employer 
2.  Barnstable, MA: Couple charged with stealing TVs from multiple Kohl's stores
3.  Cumming, GA: Belk Loss Prevention Officer dragged 150 feet by theft suspect's vehicle 
4.  College Station, TX: Man charged with theft of $740 of perfume from JC Penney in the Post Oak Mall
5.  Riverdale Man steals 2 Chandeliers, ceiling fan and a blender from Home Depot: threatened Loss Prevention with a knife  

July 14, 2016
Hancock County, OH: Circle K District Manager charged with $240,000 theft, court orders $150,000 in restitution
2.  Chicago, IL: Barneys hit with a $50,000 Grab & Run; nearly 20 purses stolen
3.  Hunt County, TX: 18 Indicted, 20 still under investigation in multiple ORC thefts: investigation began at Marshall's
4.  Franklin, TN: 2 Men Wanted In Lowe's $1,000 Power Tool Theft
5.  Opelika, AL: Police are seeking the identity of a man and woman accused of shoplifting in April from the Wal-Mart Supercenter
6.  UK: Two Romanian arrested for Shoplifting in Britain; $3,000 stolen within weeks of arrival
7.  Lake Havasu City, AZ: False Information, 2 outstanding warrants and a Theft/ Return for cash, now charged with Organized Retail Theft  

July 13, 2016
Salem, IL: Walmart Employees Playing Pokemon on Break Find ORC Thief Instead
2.  Anderson County, SC: Two men in custody connected to 6 store burglaries stealing nearly $25,000 of cigarettes and liquor
3.  Home Depot thief on the loose after Swimming away from Police
4.  Orland Park, IL: Shoplifter Nabbed After Third Time Hitting Apple Store
5.  Livingston County, MI: Two charged with Organized Retail Crime
6.  Guam: Macy's in the Micronesia Mall apprehend a Shoplifter with $700 in merchandise 

July 12, 2016
Judge rules against the former Master shoplifting Lego Bandit
2.  Lititz, PA: $10,000 worth of Apple products stolen Target
3.  Oxford, OH: Purse Thieves at TJ Maxx could be in a Crime Ring
4.  Braintree, MA: Three Rhode Island men face charges for Macy's Robbery, Assault on Loss Prevention Agents
5.  Napa, CA: Kohl's Shoplifting results in hit-and-run
6.  New Orleans, LA: Woman arrested for Shoplifting $860 worth of Fingernail Polish from CVS
7.  Dubuque, IA: Iowa Police get help from Wisconsin to apprehend 3 fleeing shoplifters

July 11, 2016
1.  The Brooklyn Street Crews Who Boosted Ralph Lauren and Invented Their Own Style

2.  $5.1 Million International Organized Retail Crime Gang of 105 suspects busted in Europe
3.  Florida man pleads guilty to $50,000 in fake credit card purchases
4.  Female ORC Duo hits Safeway's in Edmonds and Shoreline, WA
5.  Martin County, FL: Three arrested following a grand Theft spree at CVS
6.  Seymour, IN: 3 Burglars Arrested at Walmart Distribution Center, theft of 60 televisions
7.  Mt Juliet, TN: 2 suspects wanted in $2,000 Walmart electronics theft
UK: Glasgow: Rogue Santa cost toy store $4,000
9.  UK: Serial Shoplifter with over 300 Convictions claims he made "a grand a week"

July 8, 2016
San Antonio, TX: Cadillac Car Dealer burglarized for over $100,000 in wheels; second time this year
2.  Louisville, KY: Arrest Made In Theft Of Nearly $44K In Meat
3.  Boca Raton,FL: Man strikes various stores to steal Golf merchandise
4.  Farmington, ME: 2 from St. Albans accused of stealing $6,000 in items from Walmart
5.  Spartanburg, SC: Woman says she stole bullets to buy food
6.  Brookfield, MA: Boston Store Loss Prevention bust shoplifter with over $1,000 in merchandise; assaults LP agent
7.  Aspen, CO: Woman hit 5 local stores for over $2,000 in merchandise
8.  Ocala, FL: Macy's arrests Woman with $300 of merchandise; additional charge for bringing along her 13 year old daughter

July 7, 2016
Greenwood, IN: Man sentenced in $350K theft of Harley-Davidson goods
2.  Beaumont, TX: Six women stealing over $25,000 of high-end cosmetics
3.  Bridgeport, CT: Three Women arrested in $3,000 larceny at Westfield Trumbull Target
4.  Peru, NY: NY State Police bust ORC gang focused on meat theft at Tops
5.  Gloucester Township, NJ: Suspect in Several Camden County Retail Thefts Captured
6.  St Louis: Man stole $1,000 in cologne, perfume to sell for drugs
7.  UK: Distraction Thief got away with $15,000 in Cartier Watches, asked for a drink of water
8.  Paducah, KY: Women accused of stealing $600 of merchandise inside a Yeti coolers
Illinois woman arrested for stealing more than $340 worth of fabric softener
10. Lancaster, PA: Giant store shoplifter busted with $300 in razor blades 

July 6, 2016
1.  San Antonio, TX: Three arrested in $50,000 Organized Retail Theft ring    
2.  Pinellas County, FL: Distraction Theft ring suspects busted, victimized stores in at least 4 counties    
3.  Winona, MN: Woman stole $18,000 in cash, merchandise from JC Penney  
4.  Brookfield, WI: Brookfield Victoria's Secret hit 8 times in a week; 2 thefts over $1000     
5.  Delray Beach, FL: Two arrested for stealing $1,000 in headphones and a vacuum cleaner from Target       

July 5, 2016
1.  Gift card theft bust earns Volusia sheriff's investigator state award   
2.  Noblesville, IN: 3 arrested, 1 at large after Best Buy Burglary   
3.  Hopkins, MN: Police Investigating String Of Twin Cities Bike Shop Thefts
4.  Delaware Troopers seek alleged shoplifter from Justice store in Concord Mall  
5.  Thieves wanted in allergy-med heists at 3 Staten Island CVS stores     
6.  Louisville, KY: Three busted for $1,100 Lawn Mower theft from Lowes   

July 1, 2016
1.  Houston, TX: Many say They were not Connected to Operation 'Wheels and Deals'; Houston Police Made a Mistake   
2.  Perkins Township, OH: Milan Road shoplifters targeted during "retail crime blitz"   
3.  Kissimmee, FL: $25,000 worth of clothes stolen from Tommy Hilfiger store
4.  Sparks, NV: 3 women steal $3,800 worth of CVS items
5.  Crestview, IL: Woman says she started feeling bad, forgot to pay for $600 of merchandise   
6.  Camarillo, CA: On June 17 About $1,180 in merchandise was stolen from the Levi's store in the 600 block of Ventura Boulevard 
7.  Victoria, TX: Jason Perez, 37, of Port Lavaca, was arrested by deputies June 29 on a warrant charging him with violation of probation in an organized retail theft between $20,000 and $100,000 case 

June 30, 2016
 Riverside, CA: Plea deal in Ralphs Distribution Center theft; ordered to pay $56,000 in Restitution
2.  Youngstown, OH: Men's Wearhouse Manager charged with $30,000 Grand Theft
3.  Twin Falls, ID: Home Depot employee busted in $3,000 for theft of cash and merchandise
4.  Mount Airy, MD: Maryland couple arrested for $1,000 Cooper Wire theft from Ace Hardware
5.  Lexington Park, MD: Two charged with theft over $1000 at Kohl's

June 29, 2016
 Houston, TX: Cargo Theft Ring busted with help of Country Music Star; "Operation Wheels & Deals" leads to 130 arrests in $2 Million theft
2.  Orland Park, IL: Arrest Warrants Issued for Shoplifting Crew; part of the same crew were seen stealing merchandise from Lowe's
3.  Blanchard, LA: Wal-Mart Employee Arrested in $9,000 gift card scheme
4.  Santa Clarita, CA: Two Arrested Following Burglary Of Canyon Country Home Depot
5.  Chesterfield, MO: Two "Big Shark" Bike Shop employees busted in $40,00 theft
6.  Vienna, VA: Victoria's Secret thieves hit a parked car at Tysons Corner
7.  Erie, PA: Woman charged with thousands in Check Fraud/ gift card purchases theft cases waives hearings
8.  Newark, DE: On June 23 a man was observed by Acme's Loss Prevention Team stealing two First Response ovulation tests and two boxes of Crest 3D White Whitestrips worth a total of $194
9.  York, ON, CN: 2 suspects sought in theft of clothing from Below the Belt in Vaughan Mills Mall

June 28, 2016
 Northbrook, IL: 12 Neiman Marcus Handbags Worth More Than $35K Gone in 60 Seconds
2.  Manheim Township, PA: 7 charged with coordinated $7,000 return fraud at TJ Maxx and Marshalls
3.  West Chester, PA: Toys R Us scam nets Calif. man prison time 
4.  North Lebanon Township, PA: $20,000 of Poster Board stolen from the dock at Sunset Outlet 

June 27, 2016
 ORCAID Will Hold Its Second Annual ORC Conference on July 25-26 at Boise State University
2.  San Francisco, CA: $500,000 In Jewelry Stolen In Overnight Heist   
3.  Amherst, NY: 400 iPads stolen from Best Buy store, Thieves make off with over $90,000 worth of merchandise
4.  Halfmoon, NY: Man facing Grand Larceny charges for two Walmart thefts
5.  Orem, UT: Suspected thief lifts pawned jewelry to sell at another pawn shop
6.  Sydney, Australia: NSW police arrest 90 during shoplifting crackdown

June 24, 2016
 Des Moines, IA: Fraudster & Sexual Predator Sentenced to 70 Years after running bar code theft ring
2.  Staten Island, NY: NY State Assemblyman Michael Cusick thanked for his support of the Organized Retail Theft bill    
3.  Brownsville, TX: Purse thief cutting away Security cable in Quick Grab & Run
4.  Millburn, NJ: $8K Of Merchandise Stolen From Mall At Short Hills
5.  Guam: Woman accused in Kmart $1,600 theft
6.  Barboursville, WV: 3 men arrested after fleeing with merchandise from Kohl's; repeat offender with active warrants in Ohio and West Virginia

June 23, 2016
 Hutchinson, KS: Kroger's ORC Team works with Police to take down Fencing Operation 
2.  Fayetteville, AR: Beauty World store hit for $50,000 in hair weaves          
3.  HARRIS COUNTY, TX: Duo charges thousands of dollars of items with stolen ID      
4.  Murfreesboro, TN: Two Juvenile arrested stealing over 20 items from Victoria's Secret
5.  West Seneca, NY: Wegman's Loss Prevention bust a Shoplifter with a $500 odd list of goods 
6.  Newark, DE: Men steal 44 boxes of medicine from Acme

June 22, 2016
Palm Beach County, FL: Fourth suspect arrested in countywide Organized Retail Theft ring
2. Gastonia, NC: Man stole nearly $2K in Whitestrips from Target         
3.  Portage, IN: Two Lake County men were arrested Tuesday afternoon after police said they were caught stealing and attempting to return merchandise for cash at Walmart     
4.  Olympia, WA: Sports gear shop used as Drug front
5.  UK: Six Men Jailed for Large Scale Organized Shoplifting Operation
6.  Europe: Gang networks in Europe 'forcing children to steal'
7.  Milford, CT: JCPenney employee arrested for stealing $400 of merchandise

June 21, 2016
1.  Castle Hills, TX: Suspected credit card thief sought by police after $16,300 in illegal purchases       

2.  Omaha, NE: Nearly $18K worth of snakes, rats taken from Pet store       
3.  Queenstown, MD: Warrant issued in $8,000 theft case at Queenstown Premium Outlets    
4.  Vacaville, CA: 2 men make second run at home improvement theft
5.  UPDATE: Mistrial declared for former prison officer accused of stealing $100,000 of NASCAR merchandise at Daytona
6.  Ashburn, GA: $30,000 Financial fraud suspects arrested after I-75 stops 

June 20, 2016
1.  TCORCA's Annual Conference & Training Set for August 16-17       

2.  Waterloo, IA: Six arrested in Waterloo face charges in mult-state Cell Phone Store Armed Robberies       
3.  Tulsa, OK: Police search for thieves hitting two Ulta Beauty stores     
4.  2016 National Cargo Theft Task Force Summit Conference Recap   

June 17, 2016
1.  Westwood, CA: 9 charged with robbing 10 jewelry stores of $6 million in designer loot      

2.  Harrison, NY: Vuitton bag theft tied to suspected nationwide crime ring       
3.  Groton, CT: Police arrest NY man for multi-state credit card fraud worth over $300,000     
4.  Maywood, IL: Man 'incapable of reform' gets 5 years for $40,000 credit card scam           

June 16, 2016
1.  London, KY: Woman arrested for theft of $10,000 lawnmower    

2.  Phoenix, AZ: Father and sons commit 32 thefts in 13 days at Home Depot, Lowe's stores    
3.  Wilton, NY: Man charged with felony after shoplifting   
4.  Richland County, SC: Cameras catch two men shoplifting $2,000 in merchandise from Macy's   
5.  Asheville, NC: Police Seek Mall Jewelry Story Theft Suspect   
6.  Muncie, IN: Police say couple's store thefts fund heroin use   
7.  Biloxi, MS: Police search for 2 women accused of shoplifting more than $1,000 worth of items at Edgewater Mall   

June 15, 2016
1.  UTORCA's Impact ORC Conference and Workshop Set for July 13 

2.  UPDATE: Seventh and final Home Depot employee arrested in Trumbull theft ring case  
3.  Hendersonville, TN: Man wanted after shoplifting $300 item from Target stores
4.  Nottingham, MD: Police seek woman charged with $8,000 fraudulent shopping spree at outlet mall
5.  South Windsor, CT: Arrest made in theft of iPhones worth $12,000 from Apple store
6.  Utica, NY: Police arrest 3 for taking Nicorette gum valued at $2,000
7.  Bushkill Twp, PA: Shopper accused in theft of TVs, Xbox games from Target

June 14, 2016
1.  Las Vegas, NV: Thieves steal up to $20K worth of shoes from the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation

2.  Bulloch County, GA: ATF, NSSF offer reward in $25,000 gun store burglary 
3.  Fort Worth, TX: Perfume thieves at large after chase from Ulta Beauty Store
4.  Gang Literally Uses Monopoly Money To Scam Jewelers Out Of $9.9 Million

June 13, 2016
1.  UPDATE: Hampton Roads, VA: Robbers stole $384K worth of smartphones from AT&T stores 

2.  Toledo, OH: Kroger and Meijer team up with Toledo area Law Enforcement to bring down ORC scheme
3.  Long Island, NY: Man banned from Roosevelt Field steals $10,000 in merchandise
4.  Lebanon, NH: Couple sought in Walmart robbery; Store robbed twice in four days
5.  Santa Fe, NM: Four arrested for Theft at Albertson's and Walmart; pulled Pellet Gun on LP
6.  Hasbrouck Heights, NJ: Woman Had Infant Grandson With Her When She Shoplifted $700 of merchandise from Lord & Taylor

June 10, 2016
1.  UPDATE: San Diego, CA: 4 suspects arrested in shoplifting ring; Two accused of stealing more than $700,000 in merchandise

2.  Louisville, KY: Arrest made in theft of nearly $44,000 in meat
3.  A Man Disguised As An Apple Employee Was Able To Steal over $16,000 in merchandise
4.  McLennan County, TX: Eleven indicted in $67,000 H-E-B check fraud ring 
5.  UPDATE: Kansas City, MO: High End Eyewear the target of Burglars
6.  Burbank, CA: Police Seek 'Burberry Bandit' Suspected In Theft Of $40,000 In Goods And Cash 

June 9, 2016
1.  San Diego County, CA: Suspects in 'High-End' SoCal Shoplifting Ring Busted; targeted Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Victoria's Secret and Gap 

2.  $14,000 of Ammo stolen from Gander Mountain sold for Herion Addiction
3.  Mahwah, NJ: Mahwah Police arrest Bronx man suspected in Home Depot theft ring
4.  Polk County, FL: Polk County Deputies search for serial Shoplifter hitting area C-Stores
5.  Pinal County, AZ: Sheriff reports, Kyle Jason Linton of Phoenix was arrested Monday on suspicion of organized retail theft

June 8, 2016
1.  Lexington, KY: $13,000 in merchandise stolen from Pandora store in Fayette Mall

2.  Washington, DC: Stereo Store Employee Traded Cash, Guns, and Heroin for Hot Goods           
3.  Orland Park, IL: Thieving Foursome Flung Clothes from Car as Police Chased
4.  Fort Wayne, IN: Woman indicted for $3,200 in fraudulent refunds and Loyalty Discounts at Kroger
5.  Bainbridge, GA: Felony Shoplifter nabbed stealing over $1,200 in cell phones from Walmart

June 7, 2016
1.  The GRA and GRALPC Proudly Announce the First GRAORCA Loss Prevention Scholarship!

2.  Manhasset, NY: Macy's Loss Prevention Associate Stole $69K Worth of Perfume            
3.  Coldwater, MI: Gander Mountain ORC thief sentenced to 18 months to 5 years
4.  Tempe, AZ: Man responsible for $7,000 in Cell Phone store thefts arrested
5.  Walton County, FL: Thief faces burglary, grand theft and dealing in stolen property charges after stealing sunglasses from former employer
6.  Box Elder, UT: Two women accused of stealing jeans, trying to run over store clerk
7.  Berks County, PA: PA State Police arrest man stealing $1,000 of baby formula from Walmart; found with 2.2 grams of cocaine
8.  West Whiteland, Target Loss Prevention Associate assaulted during $800 theft apprehension
9.  Weatherford, TX: Mother & Daughter nabbed for $350 shoplifting at Home Depot; daughter has 5 priors
10. Detroit, MI: Warrant issued for suspect in $675 Kroger Theft; repeat offender
11. Avon, OH: Woman arrested at Walmart stealing $500 in baby formula

June 6, 2016
1.  Hermitage, PA: A couple has been jailed after their arrests for allegedly using stolen identities and stolen credit cards to obtain thousands of dollars worth of merchandise

2.  West Warwick, RI: State Trooper's Seat-belt stop leads to arrest of brothers, charges of shoplifting $10,000 in medication from CVS              
3.  Vacaville, CA: Police arrest 5 stealing $4,700 in energy drinks 
4.  Arizona Organized Retail Crime Association to hold Phoenix AZORCA Meeting June 16
5.  Clinton Township, MI: Masked Burglars steal $3,000 in Paintball equipment in 30 seconds
6.  Hawkins County, TN: Armed shoplifting suspect arrested in $500 TV theft from Walmart
7.  Gilroy, CA: Police searching for suspect in the theft of $400 in merchandise from Kohl's

June 3, 2016
1.  Lake Tahoe, CA: Man arrested after stealing merchandise from K-Mart, carried an Air-Soft Pistol   

2.  Naples, FL: Man arrested for $812 theft at Victoria's Secret in the Coastland Center Mall             
3.  Palm Beach Gardens, FL: Home Depot thief seriously injured when he fell attempting to flee with a $350 Hammer Drill
4.  Stuart, FL: Marjorie Garland, 63, and Jason Garland, 38, both from Stuart, Fl; warrants for organized fraud, grand theft 

June 2, 2016
1.  (UPDATE) Dubuque, IA: Federal Charge in 40 stores, 5 State Shoplifting Conspiracy  

2.   Cressona, PA: Lottery winners - Store employees charged in theft of over $175,000 Used to buy winning $1M Lotto Ticket             
3.  Colorado Springs, CO: Woman 'addicted to shoplifting' sentenced to 4 years in prison; stole over $600,000 in jewelry
4.  Upper Arlington, OH: Three women arrested for stealing $3,300 in eyeglass frames
5.  Brighton, MI: One of 5 suspects in a Theft Ring entered a plea deal          
6.  Memphis, TN: Additional charges filed on Best Buy Drone Thief; now tied to additional Burglaries

June 1, 2016
1.  Peabody, MA: Ringleader of credit card fraud scheme held on $100K bail; woman has record of similar crimes dating to '90s   

2.  Kansas City: Kansas Woman Admits Stealing between $25k to $100k in Merchandise             
3.  Rocky Mount, NC: Kmart Employee busted for theft of over $22,000 of jewelry and assorted items
4.  Mayflower, AR: Lumber One Home Improvement employee busted in $40,000 forgery and theft case
5.  Clinton, CT: (UPDATE) Police Seek Accomplices in Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet Store Theft       
6.  Boardman, OH: Cricket Wireless employee is considered a person of interest in connection with a theft of $2,700 worth of phones from the store's kiosk at the Southern Park Mall 
7.  Port Angeles, WA: Woman charged with 2nd Degree Organized Retail Theft and forgery in $1,100 Credit Card case   

May 31, 2016
1.  Arlington, VA: Feds arrest Virginia woman for unique million-dollar handbag scheme - buying online & returning fakes  

2.  Palm Beach, FL: South Florida International theft operation leads to 4 arrests - $300,000 in merchandise shipped to Columbia             
3.  Cressona, PA: 4 charged for $175K in fraudulent returns at local Agway store          
4.  Home Depot employee busted in $51,000 gift card scheme            
5.  Rehoboth Beach, DE: Troopers Arrest Three New York Men in Organized Retail Crime Thefts      
6.  Hallandale Beach, FL: Man charged with $100,000 theft in iPhone sale scheme 
East Drumore Twp., PA: Extreme RC Hobbies hit for 4 Drones valued at $3,600    

May 27, 2016
1.  Perkins Township, OH: Police and Retailers team up to bust store owners in $20,000 shoplifting scheme fueling heroin epidemic

2.  Nashville, TN: Fencing Operation - First Stop Market Raided as Part of Stolen Property Investigation3.          
3.  Lebanon, PA: Fencing Operation shut down, Reduced sentenced for cooperation, dropping Organized Retail Theft charge       
4.  Pacifica, CA: East Bay women arrested in theft of large amount of baby formula           
5.  Related Story: Akasia Palmore was arrested on Mother's Day in connection to the theft of $11,000 in Sonoma County, stealing from at least seven pharmacies and grocery stores, according to Santa Rosa police  
6.  Portage, IN: CVS Pharmacy Employee arrested in $5,700 theft
7.  Daytona Beach, FL: Man sought in theft of $3000 in eyewear frames from Volusia Mall Lenscrafters 

May 26, 2016
1.  Baby formula smuggling ring stretched from Houston to Bayonne Bayonne man sentenced        

2.  Counterfeit Purfume seized in major New York Raid; Could contain Urine, Antifreeze          
3.  Wappinger, NY: 3 stole $8,000 worth of razor blades from BJ's         
4.  Marina, CA: Man found guilty in sophisticated $500 Target theft        
5.  Fort Smith, AR: Walmart nabs Repeat Offender with over $1,000 in merchandise, Criminal Tresspass for prior thefts          
6.  Glendale, WI: Woman with 14 priors at it again at Kohl's, now facing 18 months and $10,000 fine 
7.  Alcoa, TN: Woman caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart, 3 priors in last 30 days

May 25, 2016
1.  The Q1 ORC report is a data driven, detailed audit of all publically reported ORC crimes in the U.S.    

2.  Columbus, OH: Leader of $1.2 Million stolen credit-card ring gets five years in prison; "People of your age and no legitimate work don't drive a Porsche Panamara."       
3.  Athens, GA: Employee suspected of stealing vintage Louis Vuitton handbags      
4.  Tempe, AZ: Couple arrested for stealing from Target and Total Wine     
5.  Hanover Twp. PA: Man facing felony charges after stealing $4,000 in tools and jewelry       
6.  Royal Palm Beach, FL: Cashier charges friend for Skittles, not for $2,400 in electronics
7.  East Lampeter Twp, PA: Woman sought in $1,634 theft at Route 30 Wal-Mart
8.  Muskegon County, MI: Terrance Brian Davis, 46, of Muskegon Heights, one year jail, two years probation for organized retail crime, third-time habitual offender

May 24, 2016
1.  Two Cuban Nationals plead guilty to Burglary of Outlet Stores in 6 States; $500,000 of merchandise stolen from Fossil, Movoda, Michael Kors     

2.  Allentown, PA: Former Olympus employee waives hearing on $336K Camera theft      
3.  Boca Raton, FL: Macy's employee defrauds store of $70K to impress girlfriend     
4.  Mechanicsburg, PA: Three sought in $2K Baby Formula theft from Walmart      
5.  Chesapeake, VA: Police searching for serial Convenience store shoplifter; hit at least 9 times      
6.  Morgan Hill, CA: Police seek a Target Shoplifter connected to 3 thefts this month 

May 23, 2016
1.  Edwardsville, IL: OHL Logistics employee charged with felony theft  

2.  Ross Township, PA: Employee, customer assaulted trying to stop thieves at Target and Ulta   
3.  Henrico County, VA: Shoplifting suspects who caused 5-car pileup had infant in car  
4.  Lehigh Valley: NY twin charged with regulating 28 fake credit cards in selling spree   
5.  Allentown, PA: 'You don't get it,' judge tells serial shoplifter   
6.  Livingston, MI: Robert Eugene Hudson III, of Lapeer, was sentenced to 19 months to 15 years in prison for organized retail crime
7.  Centralia, WA: Three Charged for $1,000 Theft From Nike Outlet  
8.  Paris, TX: 37 year old female busted after walking out with $2,800 of merchandise 

May 20, 2016
1.  Memphis, TN: Kroger /Shelby Co. Sheriff partnership crushes retail crime 

2.  Grand Rapids, MI: Four arrested for Counterfeiting 100+ Credit Cards; Ulta Beauty LP Mgr tipped off Police 
3.  Monroe County, PA: Crossings Outlets hit in theft spree of nearly $10K in clothes 
4.  Kansas City, MO: Baby falls out of car when shoplifting suspects try to flee store
5.  Florence, AL: Man faces multiple theft charges: over $20,000 in bad checks
6.  Centralia, WA: Kaisha R. Walker, 21, of University Place, Jalexis B. Ezell, 20, of Tacoma and Chadrick C. Singleton, 25, of Lakewood were arrested in the 100 block of West High Street on suspicion of organized retail theft
7.  Prattville, AL: Police seek Target X-box thief; stole 3 Xbox Convertible Laptops
8.  Wrentham, MA: A woman accused of using a stolen credit card to purchase over $900 worth of merchandise at the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets made "Mass Most Wanted"
9.  UK: Sandy man part of gang jailed for 17 years for cigarette thefts 

May 19, 2016
1.  A 34-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for his alleged involvement in a large retail theft ring in Colorado Springs

2.  Memphis, TN: Second Burlington Coat Factory shoplifting suspect arrested
3.  East Lampeter Township, PA: 2 women suspected in thefts at Gap Outlet store
4.  Vienna, VA: CVS hit twice in a week with Baby Formula thefts
5.  Livingston, MI: James Arthur Ekdahl, 50, of Ann Arbor, was sentenced to one and a half years to 10 years in prison for organized retail crime and first-degree retail fraud

May 18, 2016
1.  Naples, FL: Littman Jewelers employee arrested after million-dollar jewelry heist     

2.  Johns Creek, GA: Two suspects on the run following a $2,200 teeth Whitening Stripes theft
3.  Easton, MD: Woman already in jail now charged with an additional $1,000 in thefts from Walmart, Giant Eagle and Food Lion
4.  Campbell, CA: Police report a woman was arrested at Safeway attempting to steal $1,200 of Baby Formula  

May 17, 2016
1.  Sarasota, FL: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrests 13 in ORC undercover operation      

2.  Gainesville, FL: Burglary Crew pulled over for Driving without Headlights; Deputy finds $30,000 in stolen cell phones
3.  Taylorsville, KY: 3 charged after $10K worth of Kate Spade purses stolen from Outlet Malls of the Bluegrass  
4.  Charles County, MD: Thieves Identified in Victoria's Secret Shoplifting Case That Went Viral on Video 
5.  Lowell, MI: High-end liquor thefts at Rite Aid, Meijer stores bring Repeat Offender felony charges  
6.  Cody, WY: Felony TV thief pleads guilty to reduced misdemeanor charge   
7.  Lebanon, TN: Police release video of 3 shoplifters fleeing with trash bags full of merchandise from Polo/Ralph Lauren Outlet
8.  Hartford, CT: Walmart Shoplifter steals $1,500 worth of merchandise, held on 2 additional warrants
9.  New Milford, NJ: Woman arrested for theft of $530 in merchandise from Lord & Taylor in the Willowbrook Mall 

May 16, 2016
1.  Polk County, FL: Law enforcement summoned hundreds of times to Wal-Mart this year, but Sheriff shows results in ORC arrests   

2.  Repeat Offender sentenced to 9 years for Walmart felony robbery, meth possession
3.  Springfield, VA: Police release photos of thieves wanted in Finish Line theft at Springfield Town Center 
4.  Evesham Township, NJ: Police want to talk to this man about theft of $8K in vinyl records
5.  Springdale, OH: Police arrested a man who they said stole nine "Star Wars" DVD sets worth more than $500 during two separate thefts from Costco 
6.  Johnson City, TN: Police say Bristol woman attempted to shoplift $620 worth of merchandise from Walmart
7.  Yorktown, NY: Man stole $1,800 Worth of CVS Beauty Products
8.  Provo, UT: Two arrested stealing $2,000 of merchandise from Provo Towne Centre Mall

May 13, 2016
1.  Conneaut, OH: Four Ohio men indicted in $600,000 theft from HD Supply

2.  Salem, OR: Salem police, with the assistance of a region retail theft prevention coalition, arrested 2 people for unlawful racketeering
3.  Arlington Height, IL: Northbrook man pleads guilty to retail theft; Police seize $65,000 in merchandise
4.  New Orleans, LA: Designer sunglasses taken in string of shoplifting reports
5.  Fort Smith, AR: Detectives investigate theft of 55 items from Gelco Outdoors
6.  Bedford, MA: Women accused of shoplifting a $2,000 Fendi bag from TJ Maxx

May 12, 2016
1.  This female gang terrorized England for over 200 years - 'The Forty Elephants'

2.  ORC in the UK by Traveling Romanian Gangs - UK Sheriff says Romanian shoplifters targeting Stirling city centre
3.  Scottsdale, AZ: Police catch four Glendale roommates shoplifting at Macy's, $1,000 recovery
4.  Gastonia, NC: Man charged with Felony Heroin possession, warrants for ORC in 3 counties
5.  Huntsville, AL: Man, woman stuff clothes inside their own clothing at T.J Maxx
6.  Westampton, PA: Pamela Lynn Zahn was recently arrested after stealing more than $500 worth of merchandise from Kohl's
7.  Livonia, MI: Boxes of Energy drinks stolen from Walgreens
8.   Norwalk, CT: Gerald Patrick, 35, was charged with possession of a shoplifting device, sixth-degree larceny, and organized retail theft

May 11, 2016
1.  Whitfield County, GA: Two men steal 75 iPads in Dalton, GA

2.  Princeton, NJ: Man sought in CVS shoplifting heist believed to be part of bigger East Coast Operation
3.  Aventura, FL: Macy's employee accused of defrauding customers out of more than $7,000
4.  Barboursville, WV: Police seeking suspect in Ulta $1,000 theft
5.  New Orleans: Shoplifters targeting Dove soap have made clean getaway so far
6.  Tahlequah, OK: Shoplifters caught with $500 in merchandise say they're fire victims
7.  Melbourne, NZ: Stealing meat, bartering with bacon: It's a NZ thing too
8.  American Fork, UT: Shoplifters injured after 2 minute Police chase; smashed into Power Pole
9.  Natick, MA: Shoplifter caught after his act of politeness; arrested after holding mall door open for police officer

May 10, 2016
1.  Austin, TX: Police charge man with theft of more than $65k worth of Magic cards

2.  Orlando, FL: JCPenney employee took 99.45% discount on jewelry     
3.  Rehoboth, DE: Two facing 83 counts for Shoplifting, hit same store for 3 months
4.  Fairfield, CA: Defense Attorney - Use Sale Prices Not Retail
5.  Chesterfield, MO: Sunglass Hut and others hit by Serial Shoplifter wearing Surgical Mask
6.  Sonora, CA: Heroin bust and $1,500 Grand Theft Arrest At Sonora Walmart
7.  Sheboygan, WI: Kohl's Jewelry thief arrested on multiple charges

May 9, 2016
1.  Woman gets 3 years for role in $200M credit card fraud scam

2.   3 NY men arrested for Springfield, MA., Walmart theft of over $10,000 Part of Larger Theft Ring in Area     
3.  Santa Rosa, CA: Police say Baby Formula Shoplifting tandem hit 2 stores for $10,000 in merchandise in 10 minutes
4.  Organized retail theft was reported at Stage Stores (Bealls), Jacksonville, FL
5.  Johnson City, TN: Two women, 80 and 63 arrested for theft of over $700 in merchandise
6.  VICTORIA, TX., Ruby Rose Barajas, 5 yrs probation, $1k fine, plead guilty, organized retail theft between $1,500 & $20,000
7.  Thomas Armstrong, 26, Lafayette, LA., booked on misdemeanor organized retail theft
8.  St Mary's County, MD: Three suspects charged in $1,377.68 Lowe's refund scheme

May 6, 2016
1.  California Highway Patrol Officer Honored, arrest lead to Victoria's Secret ORC International theft ring 

2.  Evanston, IL: Price Switcher at Target busted for $450 felony retail theft      
3.  Lewis County, WA: Three Charged with Organized Retail Theft for Home Depot incident
4.  Chicago, IL: Neiman Marcus on Michigan Ave. the Scene Of Mass Handbag Grab   
5.  Cadillac, MI: Mount Pleasant woman facing life for retail fraud charges

May 5, 2016
1.  King County, WA: Bail set at $1.5 million for 'The Profile Lady'; Seattle Police seek name of suspect in ID theft ring case

2.  Sarasota County, NY: Two men from Argentina arrested for using $20,000 in counterfeit cash at local stores 
3.  Marina, CA: Target arrests repeat offender; stealing nearly $2,000 in video games
4.  Spartanburg, SC: Man caught on camera stealing 14 pairs of shorts from Belk
5.  Bethlehem Twp, PA: Man jailed on shoplifting 'crime spree'
6.  McCalester, OK: A third and final suspect in a rash of Texoma chainsaw thefts is now behind bars
7.  Maui, HI: Safeway reports theft of $500 in merchandise, Shoplifter stopped by LP but fled

May 4, 2016
1.  8 nabbed after cops intercept multi-state credit card fraud rings at Gloucester Premium Outlets

2.  Corpus Christi, TX: Woman caught with $900 in stolen merchandise
3.  Pittsburgh, PA: "Organized Retail Crime; More than just Shoplifting"
4.  Columbus, OH: Ex-Con who spent 30 yrs in prison busted for stealing $700 of merchandise from Columbus Area Goodwill stores
5.  Franklin, TN: Woman Sought In $700 Target Theft
6.  Minden, LA: Police arrested two women after reportedly attempting to sneak a shopping cart full of merchandise out of Walmart without paying

May 3, 2016
1.  Palm Harbor, FL: Two men arrested in connection with $1,500 Baby Formula heist at East Lake Walmart   

2.  Bethesda, MD: Thieves steal $6.7K bathtub from MD hardware store
3.  Santa Fe, NM: Peace officer stabbed in Target robbery; 3 arrested, $870 of merchandise recovered
4.  Dalphine, AL: Man steals $550 TV from Walmart, Police Involved In High Speed Chase

May 2, 2016
1.  UPDATE Montebello, CA: 2 Arrested in $500,000 Shoplifting Bust - Victoria's Secret and JC Penney merchandise targeted in Southern California

2.  Waldorf, MD: Prince William County Crime Solvers offer Cash Reward for Victoria's Secret Shoplifting Gang
3.   Chula Vista, CA: Victoria's Secret at Otay Ranch Town Center hit again by ORC theft, $3,500 in merchandise 
4.  Snohomish County suspects in theft of thousands of Victoria's Secret bras, panties arrested in St. Louis
5.  Neillsville, WI: Russell's store employee stole $170,000
6.  Enfield, CT: Two Arrested in ORC/ Credit Card Fraud; 80 fake Credit cards and $10,000 in merchandise seized
7.  Fry's Electronics targeted by 1 serial shoplifter, hitting 5 times
8.  Juneau, Alaska: Police seek man who stole armful of merchandise from Nugget Alaskan Outfitter
9.  Hazel Township, PA: Man arrested stealing 17 boxes of Ammunition from Dunham's Sporting Goods
10. Willoughby, OH: Two plead guilty to stealing $1,100 in merchandise from Lowe's
11. Robert Eugene Hudson III, 40, of Lapeer, Michigan, pleaded guilty as a habitual offender to organized retail crime

April 29, 2016
1.  2 sentenced in $2M baby formula ring - Operating From Houston to Bayonne, N.J.

2.  Charles County, MD: Women hit Victoria's Secret in St Charles Town Center; trash bag full of merchandise
3.  Palo Alto, CA: 5 men accused of stealing cargo van loaded with $45K worth of Gap clothes in Palo Alto 
4.  Festus, MO: Members of credit card fraud ring stopped by Festus police
5.  Waterford, CT: Over $500 in Baby Formula Stolen From Target; fled through a fire door
6.  Lexington, KY: Thieves get away with thousands in Furniture
7.  Albuquerque, NM: Three Shoplifters hit twice the same day, getting away with thousands at Audio Express

April 28, 2016
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2.  More than $120K in checks cashed as part of Pittsburgh-Philadelphia counterfeit ring; 39 Warrants issued
3.  Three Michigan men arrested for credit card fraud across the nation in Festus, MO
4.  2 caught with 25 stolen credit cards in Gainesville, Fla - Men driving from Houston to Miami caught in Gainesville traffic stop
5.  Tulsa, Okla., man steals comforters from Macy's multiple times - admits to hitting the store before
6.  Long Beach, CA: Felony Warrant Issued for former Cal State Long Beach Student Suspected of Stealing Thousands from Campus Bookstore
7.  Mesa, AZ: Woman being sought for organized thefts of baby formula throughout the Valley
8.   Evesham, NJ: Shoplifting Trio Identified within Minutes of Social Media Post and Arrested in Act of Striking Same Store
9.  Juneau, Alaska: Warrant issued for a woman stealing over $1000 of merchandise from Shopko
10. Idaho Falls, ID: Sean Cox was arrested Tuesday on charges of burglary at Shopko
11. Garden City, MI: Detroit man busted at Kroger stealing 16 Visa prepaid cards
12. Boardman, OH: Police investigating $1,700 theft at Victoria's Secret
13. UK: Newcastle, Australia: Over 20 people caught Shoplifting in 3 day Police Operation

April 27, 2016
1.  ORC Leaders Series: Coming Soon - Kevin Plante, Director, Loss Prevention Reporting and Analytics, CVS
2.  Bloods-linked gang members charged with running $414K identity-theft ring
- Hitting Barney's & Saks Fifth Ave in NYC & Reselling Luxury Goods
3.  Montebello, CA: Police make arrests in $500,000 Shoplifting Ring targeting Victoria's Secret, JC Penney
4.  ORC Trio busted hitting CVS in Milford, Conn.
5.  Heroin behind ORC ammo theft at Gander Mountain
6.  Credit card fraud ring busted; hit local post offices - Bulk Buying Gift Cards
7.  Woodburn, OR: Couple accused of Stealing Thousands of dollars in Merchandise from Woodburn Premium Outlets
8.  Troy, MI: Retail fraud suspect caught after multi-city police chase
9.  Fredrick, MD: 2 charged after Police recover $1,000 of stolen merchandise from Wegmans & vehicle
10. Toms River, NJ: ID Sought In $1,000 Shop Rite Baby Formula Theft
11. Boynton Beach, FL: Two women used pepper spray on a loss prevention officer at a store in the 300 block of North Congress Avenue, then took off with merchandise

April 26, 2016
1.  Volusia County, FL: 'Operation Fitbit' brings down retail theft ring: $75,000 in merchandise stolen
2.  Dewitt, N.Y. PD busts NYC Fraud Ring using cloned cards buying gift cards in Central, N.Y.
3.  West Windsor, NJ: 4 charged in $175K credit card scam
4.  Gloucester Twp, NJ: Suspects sought in $5,000 Gap Store Theft
5.  Nashville, TN: 8 Detained After Attempted Gun Store Burglary, High Speed Police chase
6.  Queensbury, NY: UPS employee stole $5,000 worth of iPhones
7.  Woodinville, WA: Loss prevention stopped a female suspect after she left store with a loaded cart of unpaid-for Legos and assorted items

April 25, 2016
1.  ORC Leaders Series : Next Up - Tony Sheppard, National Manager, ORC Unit, CVS
2.  Three charged in Lebanon, OH's, fencing operation placed in first time offenders ARD program
3.  Four of Five Retail Fraud Ring Hitting Michigan Kohl's Arraigned 
4.  Can You ID These ORC Suspects - Hitting Fred Meyer in Tumwater, Washington?
- Hitting Retailers on the I-5 Corridor?
5.  Three Michigan men busted using fake credit cards at Mall of Louisiana
6.  Burr Ridge, IL: Victoria's Secret hit for $3,100 in merchandise
7.  Atlanta/ Buckhead, GA: Two Arrested After Macy's Shopping Spree Using Stolen Credit Cards
8.  Benton, KY: Police Seek Woman For $1,800 Attempted Store Theft from Walmart
9.  Mobile, AL: Sneaker thieves make off with thousands in Air Jordan's and others
10. Midland, TX., Hilda Tamirango, 27, was charged April 19 with organized retail theft under $30,000
11. Midland, TX., Armando J. Garses, 28, of Lubbock was charged April 19 with organized retail theft under $30,000

April 22, 2016
1.  Michigan State Police busts iPhone identity theft trio - Hitting Apple Stores - selling iPhones $150 each
2.  Lincoln woman racked up nearly $200,000 on stolen credit cards
3.  Columbus, OH: Police seek suspect in theft of $2,500 in teeth whitening kits
4.  Chicago, IL: Repeat Retail Thief Fills Big Empty Purse at Victoria's Secret at Chicago Ridge Mall
5.  UPDATE: Trumbull, CT: Supervisor let Home Depot employees steal from store
6.  Fort Wayne, IN: Repeat Offender sentenced to 3 years for a series of thefts totaling nearly $10,000
7.  Four Brooklyn NY men busted with 75 fake credit cards hitting Best Buy in Marlborough, MA

April 21, 2016
1.  Scottsdale, AZ: California ORC Duo came to Scottsdale's Louis Vuitton store and made off with $40,000 in merchandise during two robberies
2.  UPDATE Trumbull, CT: Two more arrested in Home Depot employee scam
3.  Cincinnati, OH: ORC thieves busted at a Bar in New Miami, OH
4.  Dickson County, TN: Man accused of skimming 1,800 credit cards, thousands in Merchandise from TJ Maxx and Marshalls
5.  Edinburgh, IN: Couple arrested after police find 834 packs of cigarettes, fraudulent cards inside vehicle
6.  Cool Springs, TN: Two Women Arrested For Shoplifting At Cool Springs Galleria Mall
7.  Krotz Springs, LA: 2 employees accused of stealing $1,700 in lottery tickets from store

April 20, 2016
1.  Rock Hill, SC: Best Buy Shoplifter said he was checking security flaws
2.  UPDATE Aspen, CO: Judge OKs man's theft, fraud charges; bounced a check for $196,000 for 8 Rolex Watches
3.  Evans, GA: Two women were arrested in $5,000 theft from AT&T
4.  Jonesboro, AR: Cell Phone thieves targeting Walmart
5.  Denver, CO: 388 Rings recovered from theft at Tanque Verde Swap Meet
6.  Meridian, ID: Police seek women who stole more than $1K worth of merchandise at Village in Meridian
7.  Gloucester, MA: Homeless man busted for $800 theft from Walgreens
8.  Alpharetta, GA: 3 kids watch mother's arrest for felony shoplifting; $520 in stolen merchandise recovered
9.  East Lampeter Twp, PA: Police seeking id on $550 Walmart thief

April 19, 2016
1.  Providence, RI: Convenience store owner admits $1.1M food stamp fraud
2.  Council Bluffs, IA: US Cellular employee charged with theft of over $30,000
3.  Wall, SD: Suspect sought in theft of $10,000 of jewelry from Wall Drug
4.  Michigan City, IN: Shoplifter Gets Caught, Guzzles Flea Medicine
5.  Pensacola, FL: Shoplifter tries to steal thousands in merchandise from Bealls
6.  Belfast, Ireland: Romanian Gang of shoplifters spared prison over pre-Christmas raid
7.  Clermont, FL: Two Walmart Associates arrested for theft of $700 in phones/electronics

April 18, 2016
1.  Fountain Valley, CA: Man suspected of returning stolen goods to Costco, injures Police Officer
2.  Ocala, FL: Man accused of stealing $4,000 in jewelry from JC Penney
3.  Natick, MA: Police release video of $1,400 computer theft from Apple store
4.  Natick, MA: Natick Police search for $2,300 sunglasses thief
5.  Johnson City, TN: Woman charged with felony shoplifting at Belk
6.  West Windsor, NJ: Police search for 2 suspects in Walmart Price Changing Printer Scam

April 15, 2016
1.  Grand Rapids, MI: Two men facing Federal Charges in $180,000 phone scam, targeting Verizon and 200 businesses
2.  San Antonio, TX: Woman accused of stealing over $10,000 in cosmetics from Ulta Beauty
3.  Suspects in Target robbery identified after calling store to complain about security
4.  Spartanburg, SC: BI-LO Employee busted for Theft of $7,400 in Money Order scheme
5.  Johnson City, TN: LensCrafter hit for $6,800 in Ray Ban and Versace Sunglasses
6.  Pauls Valley, OK: Walmart Video Game Theives lead Police on High Speed Chase; 3 Arrested
7.  Detroit, MI: Three suspect walked out with $1,000 of merchandise and store baskets
8.  Kalamazoo, MI: Woman arrested for identity theft; may be part of bigger ring
9.  UK: 'Charlie's Angels' gang caught after two years on the run for distraction thefts
10. Bellevue, WA: Police bust identity theft ring, 5 Arrested
11. UK: Burglars Smash and Grab $4,000 worth of Power Tools from Middlesbrough Tool Centre

April 14, 2016
1.  Rochester, NY: 4 men sentenced for $435K Discover credit card Theft Ring
2.  Former Mrs. America, Jennifer Susan Kline Accused of Swindling Macy's
3.  Abington, PA: TJ Maxx employee sentenced to 2 years for theft of $4,235
4.  Surveillance video captures suspects stealing $3,000 of designer eyewear
5.  Traverse City, MI: Desperate Couple turns to ORC to fund upcoming baby bills
6.  Simpsonville, SC: Shoplifting turns into Armed Robbery at Upstate Walmart store

April 13, 2016
1.  Lowell, MA: Former Home Depot Refunder charged with $330,000 theft in Federal court, back at it now at Lowes 10 years later
2.  Atlanta, GA: FaceTime used in Smash & Grab Robbery $100k in designer clothing from Buckhead boutique
3.  Peoria, IL: Thieves steal 30 to 40 iPad Tablets from Target
4.  Centerville, WI: Café employee admits to $14,442 in "error correct" theft
5.  Northbrook, IL: Wrong Person Hauls Away 26 Boxes of Sephora Items Worth $10K
6.  Mitchell, WI: Police arrested 4 people in a string of shopliftings; $2,700, hitting 5 businesses
7.  Wilkes-Barre Twp, PA: Man from Thailand charged with shoplifting $600 in merchandise from Kohl's
8.  Hoover, AL: Two wanted for allegedly stealing $546 worth of merchandise from Ulta Beauty
9.  Walmart weed eater theft could led to felony charges, suspect has 6 prior theft convictions

April 12, 2016
1.  Chicago, IL: Former $2M Lego thief, on trail for Hobby Lobby shoplifting gets 6 more months for Court Room Outburst
2.  Trumbull, CT: Seven Arrested in $300,000 Home Depot Internal Theft
3.  Laguna Beach, CA: 3 arrested following $11,500 Smash and Grab at Robin's Jean
4.  Shreveport, LA: Crime Stopper Reward offered in $600 JC Penney theft case
5.  Tilton, NH: 2 men arrested for credit card fraud at Tilton outlets; Police seize counterfeit credit cards

April 11, 2016
1.  2 Colombian men charged with credit card fraud in St. John's County, Fla.
2.  Shoplifting On Social Media: #ShopliftingHaul Shows Off Stolen Items, Tips On Tumblr And Twitter
3.  Bakersfield, CA: Three members of the Eastside Crips arrested of Burglary and Shoplifting charges
4.  Franklin, TN: Kroger Pharmacy employee accused of stealing 1n200 pills
5.  Franklin, TN: 2 women arrested in $1,000 shoplifting spree at Cool Springs Galleria with children
6.  Killingly, CT: Target Shoplifting complaint leads to heroin arrests
7.  Tulsa, OK: Serial shoplifter arrested following assault of an 80 year woman at Walmart
8.  Mentor, OH: Shoplifter asks Undercover Police Detective if the coast is clear; busted in $280 theft
9.  River Forest, IL: Razor thief busted by Store Manager at Jewel Foods; $177 of merchandise recovered

April 8, 2016
1.  Kenosha, WI: American Girl- Mattel Distribution Center Employee accused theft; Missing merchandise worth $292,000
2.  Missoula, MT: Florida man suspected of $200K in fraudulent purchases across U.S. arrested in Missoula
3.  Henry County, GA: Excel Logistics Employees bust in $40,000 Tire Theft
4.  Arlington, TX: More than 50 weapons stolen in Gun store Burglary
5.  Lady Lake, FL: Woman charged with stealing, pawning more than $2700 in merchandise from Kohl's; 3 priors for theft
6.  Monroe, WA: Walmart Shoplifter activates a Rape Alarm; high pitch noise diversion in $850 theft
7.  Cleveland, OH: Cleveland's Ohio City store hit for 5th time with Grab & Run
8.  UK: Suffolk: Three arrested for the theft of 140 containers of Baby Formula

April 7, 2016
1.  Hesperia, CA: Mother and Daughter Duo Busted $20,000 in Target Scheme
2.  Cottage Grove, IL: Woman convicted in $800 theft at Kohl's store
3.  UPDATE: Fairfax County, VA: Fairfax County Police Busts Tysons Theft Ring
4.  Valencia, CA: Two women arrested for Valencia Store Robbery
5.  Casey Rene Ervig, three months in jail, one year community custody and $800 for second-degree organized retail theft Jan. 16, 2015, guilty plea March 29

April 6, 2016
1.  New York, NY: Bikini model charged in $2M identity-theft ring
2.  The Northern Nevada Repeat Offender Program Team Busts ORC Ring in Reno/Sparks area
3.  Aurora, CO: $1,400 Drone Grab & Run
4.  Ocala, FL: Sam's Club employee arrested on 13 counts of grand theft from the store
5.  Buffalo, NY: Buffalo State students accused in credit card fraud

April 5, 2016
1.  CC Fraud Ring member pleads guilty - hitting stores in western NY for over $300K
2.  Florida CC Fraud Trio arrested in South Carolina running a gift card theft scheme
3.  Vacaville, CA: Vacaville suspect had 111 fake credit cards
4.  Theft Ring Busted at Tysons Corner Center; Police seized more than $76,000 in property
5.  ORC Duo arrested hitting Home Depots in Detroit area
6.  ORC female Duo busted with foil lined purse hitting Belk's in Salisbury, N.C.
7.  Deputies suspect man stole over 30 new vacuums
8.  Decatur, IL: Serial DVD Thieves arrested at Walmart
9.  Twin Falls, ID: A woman was charged with burglary, pulling refund scam at Lowes
10. Laconia, NH: Serial shoplifter identified by tattoos; sentenced to prison under the three strikes theft rule
11. Hazle Township, PA: A man is facing charges after an incident involving retail theft at Wal-Mart on March
12. Leslie Gaylor Mention Jr., 43, of Detroit, was sentenced to one year in the county jail for organized retail crime and retail fraud; he was given credit for serving 50 days and ordered to pay more than $2,000 in restitution

April 4, 2016
1.  Participate in the LPRC's ORC Survey - Help Identify Retail's High-Theft Items
2.  Traveling Florida CC Fraud Duo Busted in Marlborough, Solomon Pond Mall, outside Boston
3.  New Orleans, LA: Man Faces 20 Years to Life in Prison on Charges He Stole Candy
4.  Brampton, ON, CN: Cellphone thieves cut through roof of electronics store; $200,000 of cellphones stolen overnight
5.  UK: CCTV footage sees gang of men kick, punch and spit on a JB HI-FI security guard
6.  Muskegon County, MI: Jacqueline Grace Jewett sentenced to 14 months to 10 years Michigan Department of Corrections for Organized Retail Crime, fourth-time habitual offender

April 1, 2016
1.  Miami, FL: Miami-Dade police dismantle crate-stealing crime ring, 20 people arrested; $1.5 Million
2.  Italy's Parmesan thieves nab $6.8 million of cheese in 2 years
3.  CC Fraud Man Pleads Guilty to $419,807 theft using cloned cards in Baltimore
4.  Garden City, NY: Lord and Taylor shoplifter nabbed with $600 in goods
5.  UK: This woman was caught shoplifting...and you won't believe the amount of stuff she had hidden in her clothes
6.  Carl Edward Wells, 49, of Muskegon, MI., one year jail for probation violation on 2014 convictions of organized retail crime and marijuana possession, habitual offender third, $297.60 balance fees/costs
7.  Tamara Delynn Yeargan, 46, of Ludington, MI., 60 days jail, 18 months probation for attempted organized retail crime, third-time habitual offender, $1,158 fees/costs
8.  Bellingham, WA: Man stealing 3 Graphic Calculators pulls a knife on Target AP Agent

March 31, 2016
1.  Fencing Operator Gets Prison: Owner of JT's Buy and Sell shop in Lebanon sentenced to year in state prison for ORC
2. $500,000 Major CC Fraud Gang Busted in Atlanta hitting Best Buy Stores
3.  CC Fraud Gang of Four Busted Planning Menards Hit in Chicago Area
4.  CC Fraud Gang of 4 Busted in Calhoun County, MI., With 150 Cloned Cards
5.  Portland, OR: 2 accused of stealing $30,000 in baby formula, Rogaine, then selling items online
6.  Owatonna, MN: Woman charged in February $1,300 toothbrush theft - Multi-State Theft Ring Busted
7.  Marshall, TX: Surveillance video released in $1,200 East Texas Optical store theft
8.  Thibodaux, LA: Three arrested on felony theft charges; clothing to candy bars
9.  Corpus Christi, TX: Three Shoplifters caught stealing $700 of merchandise from Dillard's

March 30, 2016
1.  NYC, NY: Chanel employee arrested for theft of $75,000 in merchandise
2.  Fencing Operation - 5 Arrested for Alleged Credit Card Fraud Ring in Miami-Dade: Police
-Miami-Dade Police have arrested five people in connection to an alleged credit card fraud ring operating out of two homes in Miami-Dade.
3.  Police Nab New York Identity Theft Gang Suspected of Targeting Apple Stores in Southern CA. - $55k recovered
4.  Apple store on NYC's Upper West Side hit twice in $50,000 theft
5.  Cuban national sentenced 24 months - cc fraud hitting Sam's Club in Bowling Green & other retailers
-Traveling Duo Hits Stores with Cloned Cards in Multiple States
6.  Six charged in scam targeting Carbon County Walmart - Exchanged stolen merchandise for a gift card to buy heroin
7.  Serial Walmart Thief Caught And Charged in Sheboygan, WI
8.  Littleton, CO: Teen jumps into van with shoplifting suspects as they try to flee store
9.  Pregnant woman with Prior Theft History steals $1,000 in Target merchandise
10. Fremont, CA: Two arrested in $1,000 Baby formula and alcohol theft from Safeway; CVS & Walgreens hit
11. UK: Liverpool: This is the one man crime wave who would steal from some Liverpool One shops twice in a day
12. Minneapolis, MN: The lucrative larceny of Lego bricks

March 29, 2016
1.  Northbrook, IL: 5 charged as 2 theft crews hit Saks Off 5th store on same day
2.  Pleasant Prairie, WI: Two charged for shoplifting from outlet mall
3.  Sylvester, GA: Police tracking suspects in theft of electronics, chainsaw and clothing; hit Garden Center exit
4.  Chandler, AZ: Man accused of stealing vacuum cleaners from Target and IKEA
5.  Pekin, IL: All-woman crime ring swipes cameras in East Peoria using magnetic key and 'spider wrap'
6.  Brunswick, OH: 2 of 3 Arrested hitting Home Depot; stealing fertilizer
7.  Victorville, CA: Three Kohl's Theft Suspects Lead Deputies on Pursuit

March 28, 2016
1.  Wyomissing, PA: Dunkin Donuts Employee stealing credit card info, part of $14,500 Operation Gucci
2.  Cuban Skimming Gang Trio Busted Buying Merchandise at Patton Creek Shopping Center, Hoover, AL
3.  Amarillo, TX: Two arrested at Walmart, Ticket Switching, Concealing and using stolen credit card
4.  Vernon, CT: Connecticut Troopers Solve $6,600 Theft With Vernon Traffic Stop
5.  Booster Busted Hitting Polo store at Philadelphia Premium Outlets Friday
6.  Richland, MS: Police officer and K-9 almost struck by alleged shoplifter
7.  Vacaville, CA: Suspects crash car near I-80 after Home Depot robbery, chase
8.  Manteca, CA: Three suspects arrested after stealing $650 of merchandise from Kmart, Police chase and crash
9.  Bellefontaine, OH: Two face $1,800 Walmart Theft, drug charges
10. Muskegon County, MI., Joshua Allen Bullers, 32, of Holland, one year jail, 20 months probation for organized retail crime, habitual offender fourth, $1,098 fees/costs, must complete the Exit program

March 24, 2016
1.  Tucson, AZ: Crime Trackers: TPD, neighborhood association team up to stop thieves
2. Tacoma, WA: Woman Sentenced to More Than Two Years for Organized Shoplifting at Centralia Outlets
3.  Las Cruces, NM Woman, stepson suspected in Target shoplifting scheme; $400 in headphones and printer ink
4.  Easton, PA: Police nab accused repeat shoplifter after Legos go missing
5. Agoura Hills, CA: Shoplifters stole $1,000 worth of merchandise, including baby formula, vodka and nail polish, from the CVS
6.  Barboursville, WV: Sears shoplifter flees Huntington Mall, caught with 83 Xanax, over $300 in Power Tools

March 23, 2016
1.  Palm Coast, FL: Fake Target Employee Steals $31,000 in Cellphones
2.  Joliet, IL: Will County Sheriff's office makes interstate crime arrest
3.  Holland, OH: Smash and Grab Burglary flee with $5,600 of cars, drones and boat from Hobby Town
4.  Neosho, MO: $2,385 worth of Electronics stolen from Walmart
5.  West Norriton, PA: Shoplifter flees Wal-Mart, leaves 11-year-old behind
6.  Springfield's 'most wanted' shoplifting suspect has tattoo declaring 'Only God Can Judge Me'

March 22, 2016
1.  South Strabane, PA: Police arrest six in connection with retail thefts
2.  Ozark, AL: Four Arrested in Walmart Theft Ring
3.  Perth Amboy, NJ: Woman busted stealing $630 in baby formula from Target
4.  Lincolnton, NC: Man stole merchandise from Walmart, tried to make return

March 21, 2016
1.  Snohomish, WA: Two pairs of organized retail theft suspects swiped $15,000 worth of sunglasses
2.  Perinton, NY: Shoplifting Suspects Flip Vehicle After Police Chase, Crash
3.  Nanuet, NY: Kohl's Loss Prevention stop 3 suspects in $672 theft
4.  Grants Pass, OR: Couple steal trash can full of merchandise, Assault Walmart employee
5.  Tucson, AZ: Female inmate flees from work crew in Pima County; serving 18 days for shoplifting
6.  Surprise, AZ: Police looking for shoplifting suspects, possible juveniles

March 18, 2016
1.  Aspen Hill, MD: Video Released of $57,000 burglary at Sprint; possible ties to Beltsville burglary
2.  Franklin, TN: Two of Four Suspects Identified in Target theft
3.  Milltown, NJ: Police investigating $4,000 Robbery at Home Depot, one arrested
4.  Macon, GA: Six arrested in Bibb County identity theft ring
5.  Newbury Park, CA: 1of 2 arrested in attempt to steal cart-full of goods from Kohl's

March 17, 2016
1.  Chesterfield Co, VA: 'We can't arrest our way out of it' - Chesterfield Police teams with Retail Loss Prevention to explore new ways to combat heroin epidemic
2.  Wythe County, VA: Man charged with stealing goods to sell on eBay; $50,000 to $70,000 in merchandise stolen
3.  Mobile, AL: Cell Phone thieves hit Walmart for over $13,000 in merchandise
4.  Mankato, MN: ORC thief busted in spree of electronics thefts; had a "magic key"
5.  Mount Juliet, TN: Over $800 in flip-flops stolen from Old Navy
6.  Coldwater, MI: Police investigation leads to arrest in large ORC theft from Gander Mountain

March 16, 2016
1.  West Haven, CT: Police looking for three suspects in ID theft; over $25,00 in fraudulent purchases
2.  Natick, MA: Man held on Organized Retail Theft charges after Natick Mall theft
3.  New Stanton, PA: Pennsylvania State Police Organized Crime unit ties Commercial Tire Thefts to Pagans Motorcycle gang
4.  Biloxi, MS: Gulfport couple accused of $1,000 shoplifting spree at Dillard's
5.  Niles, OH: Police arrest 4 suspects following fraudulent Best Buy purchases; threw 40+ credit cards out the window as they fled from Police
6.  Boardman, OH: Police arrest 2 in ORC Scheme, hitting Walmart at least 13 times

March 15, 2016
1.  Surprise, AZ: Trio arrested in $350,000 retail theft ring
2.  Williamsport, PA: Ex-Weis Markets employee ordered to pay $3,500 in restitution in $52,000 retail theft; ORC charges dismissed
3.  Stuart, FL: Two arrested after $5K in razor blades stolen from Walmarts
4.  Bethlehem, PA: Man steals 51 cases of baby formula from C&S Wholesale Distribution Center
5.  Willoughby, OH: 4 men charged with felonies after Lowe's thefts
6.  Milwaukee, WI: 3 suspects sought in $700 theft from CVS

March 14, 2016
1.  Mentor, OH, police receives $25k Retail Crime Deterrence Grant to fight ORC - Lake County Narcotics Unit Links Drug Use to ORC
2.  New York Skimming Crew Mules Busted by Cumberland Farms employees in Oxford
3.  Westport, CT: Homegoods apprehension leads to trunk full of clothing, gift cards and criminal tools
4.  Kelso, WA: Man arrested after month long theft spree from Target
5.  Vallejo, CA: Burglary Suspects Caught On Camera Stealing High-End Sunglasses
6.  Credit Card Fraudsters Gang of 4 NY Men busted hitting Wegmans in Mount Laurel, NJ, buying gift cards

March 11, 2016
1.  Washington, PA: WV sisters arrested for retail theft were stealing 'for the fun of it'
2.  Lewisville, TX: Teens admit to longtime theft scheme at Ulta Beauty
3.  Franklin, NJ: Police chief nabs suspect in $1,000 Walmart theft
4.  Jackson, TN: Sally Beauty, CVS, Walgreens and Ulta Beauty all victims of a Nail Polish and Fragrance thief; stole over 200 bottles of nail polish in one day
5.  Stroudsburg, PA: Second defendant sentenced for fake gift cards

March 10, 2016
1.  Gang Members embrace White-Collar Crime; NYPD Commissioner Bratton speaks out
2.  Rockford, MI: Traffic stop helps bust up shoplifting scheme
3.  Livonia, MI: Victoria's Secret hit by a 2 person Distraction Team at Laurel Park Place
4.  Wilmington, NC: 15 year in Federal Prison for suspect in Burglaries of Gun Stores across NC; over 200 stolen guns believe sold in Camden, NJ
5.  High-end bike owners, retailers believe theft ring taking stolen cycles to Juarez
6.  Portland, OR: Undercover Operation builds case against alleged Lego thief
7.  Cooper City, FL: Elderly victim speaks out after distraction theft Publix

March 9, 2016
1.  Man spent $100K with stolen credit cards, fraud cases cracked in Kent County, MI
2.  Seattle, WA: Mother & Daughter busted running 'industrial-scale' ID theft Ring; up to $10,000 per day in fraudulent charges
3.  West Chester, OH: FBI to investigate evidence from 2012 traffic stop; leading to $150,000 ORC Case
4.  Mission, TX: Two men charged in thefts from Walmart and The Home Depot
5.  Midland Co, TX: Kent Kwik Loss Prevention representative leads investigation into C-Store fuel thefts; 2 caught with 250-gallon tank in van

March 8, 2016
1.  Jefferson Co, AL: Operation Molten Iron targets Organized Retail Theft
2.  Operation Molten Iron - Alabama Law Enforcement calls for stronger ORC Laws
3.  UPDATE: Centralia, WA: Tacoma Woman Pleads Guilty in Retail Theft Operation at Centralia Factory Outlets
4.  Trenton, NJ: Booster bag abetted Barnes & Noble thefts, N.J. man admits
5.  Trumbull Co, OH: Man gets 1 year for $10,000 Wal-Mart thefts
6.  Mission, TX: Home Depot $1,000 theft suspects arrested following Police chase
7.  Montgomery Co, PA: Man heading to State Prison for stealing $1,100 in timepieces from Macy's at Willow Grove Park Mall

March 7, 2016
1.  Fencing Operation: Warrant leads police to Wake towing co. Raleigh, N.C. - Placing Orders For Merchandise
2.  Inmates & Smartphones Running Retail Scams from Inside
3.  Portland, OR: Wire Cutters used in Assault, ORC Gang tied to $50,000 theft
4.  Woman stole $24K in underwear from Victoria's Secret, Garden State Mall, Paramus, N.J.
5.  Westfield, MA: 4 suspects wanted in Walmart theft; $350 in merchandise stolen
6.  Riverhead, NY: Thieves hit Ralph Lauren; Polo Outlet hit for $3,900

March 4, 2016
1.  Hickory, NC: Police arrest man in connection to $200K jewelry store robbery
2.  Credit Card/ ID Theft Ring bust: group hitting NY and New England area
3.  Bellevue, WA: Hermes target of city-hopping ID thieves - one arrested
4.  Wilkes-Barre, PA: Kmart nabs repeat Offender in Electronics Theft
5.  Knoxville, TN: Man sentenced to 5 years for 'Pushout' Walmart theft
6.  Stafford, VA: Suspect in Walmart gift-card fraud arrested after chase

March 3, 2016
1.  Home Depot LP ID's Fencing Operation - Fencing Operation: Lakewood, Wash., thrift store 'Thrift - T' sold stolen goods
2.  Three 'Ghanaian gang' members arrested on suspicion of 500,000 pound credit card fraud in UK
3.  West Des Moines Man Convicted on Multiple Charges Involving Multi-State Organized Retail Theft Scheme, Child Pornography and Witness
4.  Baltimore, MD: Conspirator in CC Fraud Gang of Five in Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme Sentenced to Four Years in Prison
5.  Credit Fraud Ring of four operating in Greensboro, N.C. - 6 Police agencies are searching for them
6.  New Yorkers charged in three-state credit card theft ring targeting Cleveland-area Giant Eagle stores
7.  Bethlehem Twp, PA: Pair charged in appliance thefts from Boscov's and Wal-Mart
8.  Hatfield, PA: 'Felony Lane Gang' Member Busted In Hatfield After Manhunt
9.  Serial shoplifter hitting Kroger and Walmart to support his drug habit faces felony burglary charges in Toledo, OH
10. Chicago, IL: 3 charged in booze-fencing ring run from West Side liquor store
11. Jackson, TN: Woman accused in $2,321 Wal-Mart theft; said she had a receipt

March 2, 2016
1.  Biloxi, MS: Wal-Mart employee arrested in theft of $40K
2.  Aventura, FL: $30,000 in Drones and Hoverboards stolen from hobby shop
3.  Bucksport, ME: Employee woman charged in $15,000 theft from Family Dollar
4.  Wauwatasa, WI: Nordstrom hit for over $2,000 by Grab & Run gang
5.  Austin, TX: Lowe's busts man stealing Washing Machines
6.  Memphis, TN: Man wanted for stealing thousands of dollars in beer from Kroger
7.  West Palm Beach, FL: Man, 74, caught pilfering 65 pairs of panties from store
8.  Stockton, CA: Repeat Offender targets meat counter in store robbery

March 1, 2016
1.  ORC Ring member sentenced to 5 years in prison for "engaging in pattern of corrupt activity" in Delaware County
2.  Traffic stop nails ORC trio hitting Best Buys stores in Pennsylvania - $17,000 recovered in electronics
3.  Houston, TX: Gang of 10 Men Smash & Grab Gun Store, escape with cache of weapons
4.  Las Cruces, CA: Group, possibly a family, sought in Target shoplifting
5.  Petaluma, CA: Police seeks $3,500 Ulta Beauty shoplifting suspects
6.  Frederick, MD: New website closed to public, Protects Retailers; The new "Retail Business Watch Site" aims to reduce shoplifting
7.  Kings Plaza Kiosk worker & girlfriend hit for $100,000 in gift cards using stolen credit cards

February 29, 2016
1.  Coming this week - New Feature Series on "The Fight for 20"
2.  Blakely, GA., police officials make big bust on multi-state credit card fraud
3.  Two Miami men buying gift cards with fake credit cards in Marlborough, Mass.
4.  Police Nab Alleged Florida Credit Card Forgery Crew in Fairfax, VA
5.  Reported 'robbery' cover up for organized retail theft at Hilltop Conoco in Gainesville, FL
6.  Mansfield, MA: Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit Sports Items Facing additional charges; $112,000 of merchandise seized
7.  Costa Mesa, CA: $35,000 in Drones stolen in store break-in
8.  Fairfield, NJ: Woman charged with Identity Theft; $3,200 purchase of Camera Equipment
9.  Bowling Green, KY: Three indicted in cloned credit card case; $3,800 gift card scam at Sam's Club
10. Mt. Healthy, OH: Police in the Tri-State and as far away as Cleveland are looking for a "serial" Rogaine thief
11. Beverly, MA: Toys R Us Reports a $500 Lego Theft

February 26, 2016
1.  Dallas, TX: Trucker admits stealing $100k in wedding rings from Army - Air Force Exchange
2.  Greenfield, IN: Hancock Co. Investigators probe $35,000 Credit Card Cloning Ring
3.  Bozeman, ID: Former Gibson employee accused of stealing guitars from factory; valued at $15,547
4.  Alpharetta, GA: Shoplifting Crew escapes capture with infant in tow
5.  West Vincent, PA: Police arrest High End Eyewear thief; $2,300 of merchandise seized at Pawn Shop
6.  Dearborn, MI: Man arrested for stealing prepaid Visa cards from Kroger
7.  Woodland, WA: Police Thursday arrested Thomas Charles Larue, 43, of Vancouver on suspicion of second-degree burglary and organized retail theft

February 25, 2016
1.  Temple, TX: Felony ORC suspect leads Police on 50 mile chase
2.  San Saba, TX: Man sentenced to 15 years for Organized Retail Theft; $1,600 of Walmart Jewelry
3.  Polk Co, FL: Lowe's takes down 4 suspects in ORC Ring; teamwork with Polk County Sheriff's Office
4.  Alcoa, TN: Lowe's Shoplifter steals $700 chain saws, uses bolt cutters from shelf to make escape
5.  Glendale, CA: Police recover 50 counterfeit credit cards, $10K in fraudulent purchases
6.  Jackson, TN: Macy's busts 3 suspects in $844 theft
7.  Southington, CT: Man arrested for allegedly taking part in shoplifting refund ruse at Wal-Mart

February 24, 2016
1.  Evanston, IL: Former OfficeMax employee charged with $7,400 forgery
2.  Boynton Beach, FL: Macy's employee stole $5,000 from store to buy girlfriend gifts
3.  Seguin, TX: Three charged with Organized Retail Theft from Walmart, Hastings and The Home Depot
4.  Franklin, TN: Credit card stolen at restaurant used minutes later for $3,000 in purchases
5.  Williamsburg, VA: Woman accused of stealing over $500 of merchandise from Sunglass Hut and Michael Kors
6.  Early Co, GA: Four caught on multiple counts of Credit Card Fraud
7.  Delaware woman arrested for shoplifting game controllers
8.  Tampa, FL: Police Investigating $500 Tool Theft from Sears at University Mall

February 23, 2016
1.  New York: Police Investigating Possible Link Between Fur Thefts In New York City And Colorado
2.  Bellevue, WA: Bellevue Police bust 5 tied to several Apple Store Robberies, over $20,000 of merchandise stolen
3.  Hudson, NH: Police arrest a FL man connected to ID Theft Gang and over $10,000 in gift cards purchased
4.  Two Baltimore men charged with Identity Theft
5.  Belknap Co, NH: Grand Jury indicts Man in $1,500 Baby Formula case
6.  Norman, OK: Man steals 2 Drones valued at $500 each from Target; may have a de-activation security device
7.  Brownwood, TX: Brown County Sheriff's Office arrests a suspect warrant for ORC and drug charges
8.  Madison, MS: Police look for suspect that used clone credit cards at Kroger stores

February 22, 2016
1.  Charleston, WV: Bill to disallow selling gift cards in Pawn Shops moving through West Virginia House of Delegates
2.  Arlington, WA: 'All-In' campaign shows reductions in crime; benefits of Organized Retail Crime Alliance
3.  Thomasville, NC: Trucking Company Employee steals Fuel Cards; spends $53,000 at Convenience Stores
4.  Yorktown Hts, NY: Woman arrested for $1,253 theft from Sears in October
5.  Louisville, KY: Thieves steal 4 cars and rob Best Buy
6.  Huntingdon, TN: 40 people in a Flash Mob rob C- Store; linked to Memphis gang
7.  Victoria, Australia: Man found guilty of $50,000 internet scams, 160,000 entries of credit card information

February 19, 2016
1.  Huntington, NY: Man pleads guilty to $50,000 spending spree and ID Theft
2.  Upper Gwynedd, PA: Suspect identified in East Coast Cell Phone store heists; nearly $6,000
3.  Lancaster Co, PA: Man charged in $12,900 Movado theft at Tanger Outlet; previous $1,900 theft at Nike
4.  Union Square, NYC: Makeup Marauder Caught After Weeklong Shoplifting Spree; over $4,000
5.  Philadelphia, PA: $2,000 worth of clothes taken in a Smash-and-grab at the Century 21 in Center City
6.  Philadelphia, PA: 9 men Grab & Run with over $2,000 in Jeans from Bloomingdales
7.  Clarkstown, NY: Sears cheap TV Scam busted
8.  Waseca, MN: Man sentenced to prison Waseca Wal-Mart theft; $2,900 ordered in restitution

February 18, 2016
1.  Nashua, NH: Sports Authority Employee charged with $20,000 theft over the last 3 years
2.  Cathedral City, CA: Alleged family of Shoplifters caught on cam
3.  Effingham, IL: Wal-Mart shoplifters swipe $6,500 in merchandise
4.  Portsmouth, VA: Serious crash leads to $4,000 credit card fraud investigation
5.  Altamonte Springs, FL: Two men Smash & Grab thousands of dollars in phones from Verizon store
6.  Fresno, CA: Police seeking suspect who has hit Target at least 3 times
7.  Longview, WA: Two arrested throwing nearly $800 of computers over the Garden Center fence at Walmart
8.  Bloomington, MN Kohl's LP Agent helps stop a Credit Card Fraud Team

February 17, 2016
1.  Portland, OR: 6 indicted in major Organized Retail theft scheme; Police seize $50K of stolen goods
2.  Bothell, WA: Home Depot Employee and her Father accused in $39,000 fraud
3.  Westminster, CO: Police seeking suspect in $10,000 Kohl's jewelry theft
4.  Ulster, NY: Two women arrested for $4,900 Grand Larceny for Kohl's
5.  Palm Beach Gardens, FL: Couple hits Victoria's Secret for $600 in merchandise
6.  Baton Rouge, LA: Crime Stopper Tip leads authorities to man accused of stealing from Walmart stores
7.  Wauwatosa, WI: Woman was arrested for $784.95 in retail theft at Sunglass Hut at Mayfair Mall

February 16, 2016
1.  Denver, CO: Store owner: Couple stole $20,000 in clothes from 2 shops in just over an hour
2.  Centerville, MD: Four Women charged in $7,000 Queenstown Outlet shoplifting spree
3.  Wilkes-Barre, PA: Lord & Taylor Distribution Center employee faces theft charges
4.  Tilton, NH: New Hampshire Retail Assoc. and Local Police focused on ORC
5.  Broken Arrow, OK: Couple arrested for stealing $400 breast pump from Target; attempted return

February 15, 2016
1.  Alton, IL: Three Plead Guilty in Federal Court to Theft Ring; Profits going to Ringleader in Mexico
2.  Police warn about organized retail crime
3.  DeWitt, NY: Police trying to ID suspects in $4,600 JC Penney theft
4.  Hialeah, FL: Cell Phone/ electronics Thieves seen on surveillance video at 3 stores
5.  Riverhead, NY: Two Women hit J. Crew in Tanger Outlets for $1,200 in merchandise
6.  Lake Havasu, AZ: Woman, 24, arrested on Felony shoplifting charges, 7th offence in 2 years

February 12, 2016
1.  Coming Monday: The GAP Outsmarts Organized Retail Crime - An Interview with Nelson Harrah, Director of ORC, Gap Inc.
2.  Menifee, CA: $200,000 Silver theft prompts arrest of coin store employee
3.  Lady Lake, FL: Bed, Bath & Beyond manager accused of stealing $11,000 of merchandise, reselling it on eBay
4.  Chino Hills, CA: Three Sought for Shoplifting $4,000 in Merchandise From Victoria's Secret
5.  New York City: Teams of thieves that target high-end ice cream, threatens City's Häagen-Dazs Supply

February 11, 2016
1.  ORC ring of four busted hitting CVS in Albemarle, N.C.
2.  San Francisco, CA: Flash Mob of 7 to 9 Women steal $10,000 in goods from Salvatore Ferragamo in Union Square
3.  Costa Mesa, CA: Man flees Apple store with $5,000 in iPhones
4.  Willowbrook, NJ: Sephora Loss Prevention nabs $750 cosmetic thief
5.  Tulsa, OK: Woman accused of using infant to assist in $700 Target shoplifting spree
6.  Bullhead City, AZ: Two females busted at Walmart on ORC Charges, self-checkout/refund scam

February 10, 2016
1.  NYC, NY: $62K of Furs Stolen from Manhattan Store Over 3 Months
2.  Coweta County, GA: Deputy stops car full of stolen goods
3.  Worcester pair busted in $2,000 theft at Macy's in Natick
4.  Flagstaff, AZ: Police investigating attempted theft of $1,000 of Ammo from Sportsman's Warehouse

February 9, 2016
1.  Five Arrested in $1M+ Florida Cargo Theft Ring
2.  Suspects face Bergen County charges in ID theft ring
3.  Louisville, KY couple sold $100,000 of stolen gift cards
4.  Council Bluffs, IA: One of two women accused of stealing thousands from Walmart pleads guilty
5.  Lake City, FL: Suspect in multi-county Walmart thefts arrested in Lake City
6.  Epping, NH: Police say Legos are a target for thieves
7.  LaSalle, ON, CN: Four suspects hit Shoppers Drug Mart targeting Baby Formula

February 8, 2016
1.  DSW LP Recovers 57 Designer Handbags Worth $6,300 Using GPS Trackers
2.  Louisville, KY: Heroin addiction behind husband and wife's $100,000 organized crime spree
3.  Ohio father, son arrested; Drugs, greed drive local black market for stolen goods
4.  Albany, GA: Family Dollar employees arrested, charged with $3,000 theft
5.  Fort Walton Beach, FL: Shoplifter tell Kohl's LP Agent, 'I am not going to make this easy on you!'
6.  Warwick, RI: Target Shoplifter busted with $1,800 in merchandise, Wanted for Domestic Strangulation
7.  Baltimore, MD: 3 charged in baby formula theft
8.  Garden Grove, CA: Six arrested in Garden Grove in connection with robberies

February 5, 2016
1.  N.C. law enforcement, retailers to combat organized retail crime; form Carolinas Organized Retail Crime Alliance
2.  Pittsburgh, PA: 'Shoulder surfing' husband gets prison in $600K Walmart check scam targeting hundreds
3.  Salt Lake, UT: Police bust alleged Sandy check fraud ring, net six wanted fugitives
4.  Buy Buy Baby Employee Sold Stolen Baby Strollers, Car Seats on Craig's List
5.  Rockledge, FL: Woman's lost wallet results in $2K racked up on credit cards - suspects could be part of larger ring
6.  Livingston County, MI: 31-year-old Davidson woman pleads guilty to ORC

February 4, 2016
1.  UPDATE Lindale, TX: More identities released for those involved with multi-state theft ring
2.  Eugene, OR: Four Portland women charged with Organized Retail Theft: stealing over 50 Fitbits
3.  Burnet, TX: Walmart Jewelry Thief sentenced to 15 Years for ORC
4.  Waldoboro, ME: Woman pleads guilty to $6,000 shoplifting spree, barred from Rite Aid, Family Dollar and others

February 3, 2016
1.  Seven Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Crimes Related To ATM Skimming And Counterfeit And Stolen Credit Cards
2.  Haverhill, MA: Workers steal over $500,000 of Lobster Meat from a Distribution Center
3.  Marion, OH: Multi-county ORC ring stole $250,000 in groceries to buy drugs
4.  Atlanta, GA: Man accused of swapping $28,000 diamond with fake
5.  Riverhead, NY: Wal-Mart worker stole more than $10,000 worth of merchandise
6.  Ulster, NY: Macy's Employee and customer charged in $3,000 theft

February 2, 2016
1.  A Thank You From the Daily's Team to the ORC Teams & Associations Across North America
2.  The new group taking aim at Organized Retail Crime in the Carolinas
3.  Three being deported to Romania after pleading guilty to the theft of $8,500 of baby formula
4.  Sulphur Springs, TX: Suspects in Sulphur Springs ATV thefts linked to thefts in several states; $234,000 in merchandise recovered
5.  Lincoln Park, MI: Sears Loss Prevention agent assaulted during $2,000 tool theft
6.  San Jose, CA: Police release video of Eastridge Mall robbery suspects
7.  Redding, CA: Six arrested in alleged drugs-theft scheme
8.  Egg Harbor, NJ: Serial shoplifter arrested at the Jersey shore; 4 recent thefts
9.  Kokomo, IN: Man charged with 7 thefts in past month; hit Target, Kroger and Mac's Market
10. Chicago, IL: Three charged with $500 retail theft in Lake View

February 1, 2016
1.  Martinsville, Va., PD's increased focus on shoplifting last year led to 2 ORC rings - Commonwealth Attorney Compliments Local Retail LP Teams
2.  Brooklyn, NY: Trio Shoplifts $15K in Fur Coats
3.  Wichita, KS: Six arrested after clothing thefts on opposite sides of town
4.  Davie, FL: Police searching for 2 in Davie cellphone store burglary
5.  West Springfield, MA: Loot seized from trio of 'professional' shoplifters included 110 pairs of ladies underwear
6.  Augusta, GA: Mother and son busted with $450 in merchandise from JC Penney Josette Rowan, 41, and
7.  Rockland, ME: Woman arrested for switching price tags; 20 previous arrests
8.  Myrtle Beach, SC: Woman charged with shoplifting from 10 stores at Coastal Grand Mall
9.  Helena-West Helena, AR: Off-duty officer helps thwart $1,500 Wal-Mart shoplifters

January 29, 2016
1.  Florida man admits stealing $1.5M worth of cigarettes from Leitchfield warehouse
2.  Glassboro, NJ: Nine Rowan University students charged with theft of $35,000 in 'Boro Bucks'
3.  Edmond, OK: Two arrested in $23,000 Gift Card Cloning scheme
4.  Fairview Park, OH: Giant Eagle LP busts 2 in $5,000 Gift Card Scheme
5.  Wheelersburg, OH: Food bank volunteer steals 8 Truckloads of food from Kroger
6.  Buffalo, NY: Woman pleads guilty to role in massive Credit Card Fraud; 79 victims
7.  West Springfield, MA: $1,300 of loot seized from trio of 'professional' shoplifters included 110 pairs of ladies underwear
8.  Des Peres, MO: Mom uses 8-year-old to help steal $800 in children's clothing from Macy's
9.  Westport CT: 2 Bronx men face identity theft charges at Verizon

January 28, 2016
1.  Barboursville, WV: Kay Jeweler hit with Fraudulent charge for $7,500
2.  Louisville, KY: Police seize $3,000 of stolen clothing from Marshall's and others
3.  Wendell, NC: Five charged with Organized Retail Theft in $2,500 Gun Store theft Police arrested five
4.  San Jose, CA: Police Looking for Nike Factory Store Theft Suspects
5.  Collier Co, FL: Miami man arrested in Naples in connection with alcohol stolen from Publix
6.  DuPage Co, IL: Man Sentenced for Stealing More Than 1,800 Cases of Beer
7.  Fort Oglethorpe, GA: Man charged with $600 theft, drug possession following foot chase
8.  Bullhead City, AZ: Walmart shoplifter stopped with $1,200 in merchandise

January 27, 2016
1.  Salem, NH: Police arrest 5 at Lowe's in connection with fraudulent credit cards
2.  Minneapolis, MN: Mall of America worker helps police nab 2 Identity Theft suspects; over $65,000 in merchandise
3.  Dedham, MA: Two Charged with Stealing Nearly $1,000 in Merchandise at Dedham Mall
4.  Tomball, TX: Harris Co Deputy arrests two in theft ring hitting Target

January 26, 2016
1.  UPDATE: Arlington, TX: Couple now charged with $200,000 Cargo Theft
2.  Austin, TX: $75,000 worth of Magic the Gathering cards stolen from Austin store
3.  Lake Wales, FL: 4 Women charged in $3,200 Victoria's Secret theft at Eagle Ridge Mall
4.  Nanuet, NY: Sephora Employee maced as he struggles with 2 shoplifters stealing $1,400 in fragrances
5.  Milwaukee man charged with robbery, theft after taking $1,000 worth of jeans from the Buckle in Brookfield Square
6.  Sycamore Twp, OH: Early Morning Electronics theft ends with Interstate Police chase
7. Juliet, TN: Gander Mountain thief caught with $500 worth of knives
8.  Sonoma, CA: Safeway busts $4,000 high end Wine thief

January 25, 2016
1.  Arlington, TX: Thousands in Stolen Goods discovered during Pot Bust
2.  Pasadena, CA: Burglars smash through glass door of Metro PCS, steal 90 smartphones
3.  Georgetown, SC: Louis Vuitton theft suspect arrested
4.  Wentzville, MO: Four Suspects Arrested in $600 Ross Dress for Less and Kohl's Shoplifting Spree
5.  Tulsa, OK: Ex-Con arrested for theft at JC Penney; pepper sprayed Loss Prevention
6.  Columbus, OH: City attorney says shoplifting cases on the rise; blames ORC and Heroin
7.  Farmington, CT: $50,000 in Lord & Taylor Merchandise stolen at Westfarms Mall
8.  Sheboygan, WI: 90 days Jail Time for $800 Theft at Walmart

January 22, 2016
1.  Piscataway Man Used eBay to Sell Over $200,000 Worth of Stolen Barnes & Noble
2.  Myrtle Beach, SC: Men steal $3K in sunglasses from Sunglass Hut
3.  Mom left 2-year-old in car while she shoplifted from Meijer; Recovered $800 in merchandise, drugs and Loaded Gun
4.  Valparaiso, IN: Alert employee heads off Best Buy theft
5.  Canandaigua, NY: Third defendant pleads guilty in Lego theft, chase
6.  Palm Beach Co, FL: Two women wanted for theft of high-end sunglasses
7.  Sterling Hts, MI: State Trooper helps stop $1,500 Victoria's Secret theft
8.  Detroit, MI: Two men are responsible for stealing four blood pressure monitors from the CVS store at 42934 Woodward
9.  Riverside, CA: Heath Care worker busted with 70 ID's and 50 Prepaid Debit cards

January 21, 2016
1.  Kroger ORC teamed with Los Angeles area Law Enforcement to bring down a Giant
2.  Chandler, AZ: Chandler Police bust a $100,000 Organized Retail Theft Ring
3.  Logan, UT: Judge orders no bail for suspected baby formula thieves
4.  Orchard Park, NY: Three men charged with thefts from Target and Kohl's; over $2,500 in merchandise recovered

January 20, 2016
1.  Twin Cities Organized Retail Crime Association Annual Conference & Training - Register Now for Early Bird Savings
2.  Bronx, NY: Crooks rob Eyeglasses Store and leave with $68,000 in high-end frames
3.  Brothers Arrested in Northwest Miami-Dade Theft Ring
4.  San Francisco, CA: SFPD release video of 'Grab & Go Bandits' in action
5.  Springfield, MA: Two busted at Kohl's with nearly $400 in merchandise
6.  Bullhead City, AZ: Walmart Video Game thief charged with Organized Retail Theft; $367
7.  Hong Kong, China: Five burglars stole more than 20 Hermes items during lightning-quick Nina Tower break-in

January 19, 2016
1.  Highland Park, TX: Thieves in van smash through Chanel store
2.  San Diego, CA: Armed Robbers steal $21,000 worth of cellphones from Pacific Beach AT&T store
3.  Stamford, CT: 70 Page Rap Sheet; Serial shoplifter stopped in Stamford
4.  Cops hunt 2 Manhattan ATM skimming gangs who have stolen $16,600
5.  Frankford, NJ: Ninja Blender thieves hitting Walmart sought by New Jersey State Police
6.  Framingham, MA: Woman busted stealing $1,400 worth of coats from Ski Shop

January 18, 2016
1.  Greenwich, CT: Thieves Hit Ralph Lauren, Make Off With over $10,000 In Merchandise
2.  Somerset, PA: Four suspects arraigned in $11,000 Credit Card Fraud
3.  Toronto, CN: Police stuck on investigation into theft of $1,528 worth of chewing gum

January 15, 2016
1.  $140K worth of Jewelry stolen from Kohl's store in Texas
2.  Santa Barbara, CA: Thieves grab Handbags Valued Over $8,500 from Nordstrom
3.  New York City: Two accused in Middletown Sears $3,800 shoplifting spree
4.  Orchard Park, NY: Investigation of three sharp-dressing shoplifters continuing Orchard Park police said
5.  Westland, MI: Kohl's shoplifter sentenced to 1 yr for ORC; Led Police on 100mph chase
6.  San Bernardino Co, CA: Three women are arrested on identity theft charges
7.  Orlando, FL: 3 charged in suspected Disney ticket scheme
8.  Decatur, AL: Police say woman took $1,100 worth of merchandise from Kohl's
9.  Lower Nazareth Twp, PA: 3 jailed in $848 Wal-Mart shoplifting scheme
10. Pittsburgh, PA: State Police seek woman in Westmoreland Mall Macy's dressing room theft
11. Exeter Township, PA: Police seek man wanted in $200 energy-drink heist
12. Portland, OR: Couple steals from Ace Hardware store on opening day

January 14, 2016
1.  North Texas: 18-Wheeler Pursuit Is Part Of A Bigger Crime
2.  Kingston, NY: Bronx Man Arrested for ID Theft, Grand Larceny - charged $4,300 in Bus Tickets
3.  Coon Rapids, MN: Woman facing felony charges for $1,275 Menards theft, hit 3 times
4.  Northampton, MA: Man with history of theft charges caught stealing $750 Beats by Dre headphones
5.  Westland, MI: Police arrest $350 Lowe's power tool thief
6.  Lake Havasu City, AZ: Woman arrested on organized retail theft charge
7.  Wayne, NJ: JC Penney LP nabs $1,200 shoplifter with clothing and jewelry
8.  Grand Blanc, MI: Addict admits to stealing cologne to support his habit; $530 of merchandise recovered

January 13, 2016
1.  Pontiac, MI: Man charged with sale of $50,000 in stolen goods; total of $409,000 sold on eBay account
2.  Saginaw, MI: Alert Home Depot employee details foiling alleged arson, theft conspiracy
3.  St Petersburg, FL: Convenience store owner at center of Million dollar Fraud Ring
4.  Lemoore, CA: 7-Eleven Associate tricked into handing over $680 in cash from the register; call from Corporate
5.  Orange, CT: Kohl's bust shoplifter with over $1,000 in merchandise
6.  Barron Co, WI: Walmart repeat offender facing 7 years and fines up to $20,000

January 12, 2016
1.  Edgewood, MD man facing multiple theft counts for stealing $45,000 from retailers
2.  New London, CT: Rent-A-Center manager stole $35K worth of merchandise
3.  Fayetteville, NC: Mother and daughter arrested after a 4 month ORC spree
4.  Conover, NC Man Charged with Habitual Larceny
5.  Twin Falls, ID: 5 Charged with Burglary at Wal-Mart
6.  Burlington, VT: Man arrested in Concord for larceny had 9 open warrants
7.  Thibodaux woman accused of felony theft for returning merchandise she didn't buy
8.  Providence, UT: Hearing set in baby formula theft; 400 containers recovered
9.  Lake Orion, MI: CVS hit for 90 bottles of nail polish, valued at $1,600

January 11, 2016
1.  Hesperia, CA: Hesperia man arrested for stealing 7,500 pounds of candy
2.  Beaverton, OR: On January 6, 2016, Beaverton patrol officers alerted Beaverton Detectives regarding a possible credit card crew from Miami, Florida staying in Beaverton
3.  Toledo, OH: 3 women shoplift $1,600 in merchandise from PINK
4.  Alcoa, TN: Employee charged with stealing $1,500 of baby formula, selling on street
5.  Rogersville, TN: Walmart employee caught stealing video games
6.  Detroit area Best Buy reports Play Station theft
7.  Walton Co, GA: Detergent shoplifters busted with a Car Load of merchandise from Dollar General
8.  Hamilton, ON, CN: Duo charged with credit card fraud in $75K gift card scam
9.  UK: Police targeting Coventry gangs and crime families make 40 arrests

January 8, 2016
1.  Leader Of International, $200 Million Credit Card Fraud Scam - Sentenced To 80 Months In Prison
2.  Sacramento, CA: Two plead guilty in $186,000 Target Credit Card Fraud
3.  Anderson, IN: Suspect in $60,000 credit card theft receives suspended sentence
4.  East Lampeter Twp. PA: More than $40K in merchandise stolen from Lancaster County Verizon store overnight
5.  Fairfax Co, VA: Police seek man who dons Walmart employee vest in theft scheme
6.  Westlake, OH: Police release surveillance pics of vacuum cleaner thief at Bed Bath & Beyond; employee injured
7.  Ephrata, PA: Retail theft suspect arrested after standoff

January 7, 2016
 New York City, NY: Ringleader of Saks Fifth Avenue $430,000 theft ring pleads guilty
2.  Biddeford, ME: Two arrested in $100,000 counterfeit check scheme; hitting retailers for Gift Cards
3.  Boise, ID: Three years in prison and nearly $100,000 in restitution for Credit Card fraudster
4.  Salt Lake City, UT: Big-Dollar Baby Formula Thefts Dog Stores, Police Across US
5.  Sylvester, GA: Two arrested stealing nearly $1,000 in X-Box games from Walmart
6.  Shelby Co., TN: Shelby County Sheriff's Department just released images of three women who are suspected of shoplifting at a store in the Wolfchase Galleria
7.  San Marcos, TX: Police seeking ID of Walmart thief who has hit multiple times

January 6, 2016
 Mid Atlantic Organized Retail Crime Alliance Intelligence/Networking Meeting Announcement
2.  Lufkin, TX: Dollar General manager scammed into activating $2.5K in prepaid cards; fake Corporate Loss Prevention phone call
3.  Memphis, TN: Sam's Club associate accused of stealing $3,000 worth of cigarettes
4.  Concord Twp, PA: Pennsylvania State Police investigating $750 Baby Formula theft from CVS

January 5, 2016
 Mebane, NC: Southern Female Jewelry Store Bandit hits Jared in NC, marking her 6th Armed Robbery
2.  Santa Monica, CA: Police Arrest Men From The Bronx Inside Apple Store On Fraud
3.  Wayne, NJ: Woman Caught Shoplifting $2,000 Worth Of Bras And Perfume at Willowbrook Mall; Police believe she is part of a shoplifting 'gang' that has hit several Victoria's Secret area stores
4.  Lincoln, IL: Repeat thieves arrested with $250 in Walgreens merchandise; arrested 6 times in 2015
5.  Racine, WI: Smash & Grab of Apple products at Target
6.  Wayne, NJ: Shoplifter busted with a plastic bag full of ladies perfume from Victoria's Secret

January 4, 2016
 Leadership in ORC Series - Coming Wednesday: Scott Sanford, Director of Investigations & Training for Barnes & Noble, Inc.
2.  Pittsburgh, PA: Luxottica, Senior Manager of Investigations presented with Heroism Award
3.  Natick, MA and other towns with Big Malls, Target of Organized Retail Crimes
4.  Orlando, FL: Along with holiday thefts, stores see increase in organized shoplifting rings
5.  Warwick, RI: Police arrest man for over Buying over $4,000 in Gift Cards with Fake Credit Card
6.  Scottsbluff, SD: Pair caught attempting to steal over $1,000 of merchandise each from Wal-Mart
7.  Chinese gang busted in Thailand buying $5 M in Gold with fake credit cards
8.  Jersey City, NJ: Man convicted of shoplifting 14 times charged again
9.  Johnson City, TN: Walmart suspect charged in felony theft of nearly $1000 in merchandise


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