Texas: 18-Wheeler Pursuit
Is Part Of A Bigger Crime
The CBS News I-Team has learned the driver of an 18-wheeler, involved in a
police chase, may have been trying to get away with a load of cabbage and
lettuce. Troopers are now questioning 60-year-old David Arnold. They want to
know why he left California headed for Maryland and ended up here in North
Texas. Several sources tell the I-Team this is a case of cargo theft. Produce is
among many products typically targeted. Lumber, prescription drugs, electronics,
and meat are others. Texas recently passed a law toughening the penalty for
cargo theft. Other states are working to do the same.
Kingston, NY: Bronx Man Arrested for ID Theft, Grand Larceny -
charged $4,300 in Bus Tickets
New York State Police at Kingston arrested Christopher H. Baker, age 22 of
Bronx, NY on Wednesday for one count of Grand Larceny and one count of Identity
Theft (felony). An investigation conducted by the State Police revealed that
Baker utilized stolen credit card information to purchase online bus tickets
from Trailways Bus Company in the amount of $4,697.50, according to police.
Baker was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.
Coon Rapids, MN: Woman facing felony charges
for $1,275 Menards theft, hit 3 times
A 34-year-old woman was arraigned Dec. 29 in Anoka County District Court on a
felony theft charge. Nicole Marie Roe of Fridley is being accused of stealing
$1,275 worth of merchandise from a Menards in Coon Rapids on three separate days
over a one-month period last summer. Pawn America also lost $300 from the money
it paid for property it did not know was stolen since it was pawned the same day
it was shoplifted.
MA: Man with history of theft charges caught stealing
$750 Beats by Dre headphones
A Sunderland man with a history of theft charges has been accused of stealing
$758 in merchandise from Yes Computers in Northampton. The theft took about 22
seconds from start to finish, police said. Investigators identified the suspect
as Hubble, who was arrested by Northampton police on July 14 for shoplifting,
resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Hubble failed to appear in court for
that case. Hubble had four outstanding default warrants, all charges were
theft-related, with the exception of a drug possession.
Westland, MI: Police arrest $350 Lowe's power tool thief
Tips received after surveillance photos of the suspect were released resulted in
the arrested of James Fry, 32, police said. Fry was arrested on charges of
retail fraud, receiving and concealing stolen property and other unrelated
warrants unrelated to this case on Jan. 11. On Dec. 20 two suspects were seen
arriving at the store together. While inside one of the suspects is seen
removing multiple power tools from their packaging, concealing the $350 tools in
his clothing and exits the store.
Lake Havasu City, AZ: Woman arrested on organized retail theft charge
A woman accused of stealing several packages of batteries from Walmart was
arrested Monday. According to police reports, Ashley Fixmer, 32, of Lake Havasu
City, was arrested Monday after she removed several packages of batteries
without paying for them, then attempted to return them using an old receipt. The
price for the batteries was $18.21, the report said. She was booked into jail on
a felony charge or organized retail theft.
Wayne, NJ: JC Penney LP nabs $1,200 shoplifter
with clothing and jewelry
Grand Blanc, MI: Addict admits to stealing cologne to support his habit; $530 of