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Surprise, AZ: Trio arrested in $350,000 retail theft ring
Police have arrested three people in connection to an organized retail theft ring that netted in over $350,000. The Surprise Police Department tells Fox 10 that 33-year-old Andrew May, 29-year-old David Smithson and 20-year-old Regan Malone have been arrested after detectives learned the trio was responsible for over 200 thefts from 13 valley businesses. Estimated losses for the businesses are over $350,000 and investigators have recovered over $60,000 worth of product from the suspects. The suspects face 68 criminal charges of organized retail theft, participating in a criminal syndicate and trafficking stolen property. The Surprise Police Department would like to thank the Special Investigations Unit of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Walmart's Global Investigations Team who were both integral parts of this investigation.

Williamsport, PA: Ex-Weis Markets employee ordered to pay $3,500 in restitution in $52,000 retail theft; ORC charges dismissed
A former Weis Markets employee who admitted stealing more than $52,000 worth of merchandise over a year's period by not scanning non-food stamp items for roommates and friends is required to make restitution of only $3,500. Stephanie M. Maggs, Monday pleaded guilty in Lycoming County court to a felony retail theft charge. The judge placed her on three years' probation during which she must make restitution of $3,500 and perform 50 hours of community service. District Attorney Eric R. Linhardt said later the restitution amount was agreed to by the parties but provided no additional details. Maggs admitted between June 1, 2014, and last June 15, she failed to scan items at the Weis store for at least six individuals including her roommates who she allegedly told in advance what items would not be scanned. Maggs was not required to help with the rent in return for the free merchandise and she made arrangements with two drug dealers to provide her cocaine in return for her not scanning their items. Charges of organized retail theft and receiving stolen property were dismissed as part of the plea agreement.

Stuart, FL: Two arrested after $5K in razor blades stolen from Walmarts
Two men were arrested after $5,000 worth of unopened shaving razor blades were stolen from at least two Walmarts, according to Stuart police. One of the incidents happened on March 13 at a Walmart in Stuart. The suspects, Michael Castaneda and Victor Marquez of Lake Worth, were located and arrested by Stuart police during a traffic stop. According to officials, $1,300 worth of blades was taken from the Stuart Walmart and the other stolen merchandise was linked to a Walmart in a neighboring jurisdiction. They suspects were charged with grand theft. Additional charges are likely.

Bethlehem, PA: Man steals 51 cases of baby formula from C&S Wholesale Distribution Center
An Allentown man is accused of making off with 51 cases of baby formula during multiple trips to a Lower Nazareth Township warehouse and sneaking out an employee door. Jonathan Sandoval-Nolasco, 26, allegedly stole 51 cases of baby formula from May 20-26 last year at the C&S Wholesale Warehouse. David W. Dreher Jr., a Loss Prevention Supervisor for C&S, reviewed warehouse surveillance footage and saw Sandoval-Nolasco on May 26, 2015 removing 20 cases of formula from the storage location, concealing it under a sweatshirt and walking out an employee door. Video footage showed Sandoval-Nolasco entering the warehouse on several other occasions. Police said he stole eight cases on May 20, 13 cases on May 22 and 10 cases on May 25. The 51 cases of formula were worth a total of $4,400, according to police.

Willoughby, OH: 4 men charged with felonies after Lowe's thefts
Four men have reportedly been arrested in Willoughby after a theft incident at Lowe's Home Improvement. John Hughley, 61, James Lucci, 28, Nathan Childers, 31, and Kimbo Montgomery, 58, face charges of fifth-degree felony receiving stolen property and first-degree misdemeanor theft. A witness saw the men picking up packages on the side fence of the store's garden center around 2 p.m. Saturday. The suspects then placed the packages inside a vehicle and reportedly left the store. Police arrested the four men on I-90, a search of the vehicle turned up merchandise from Lowe's worth $1,423.55.

Milwaukee, WI: 3 suspects sought in $700 theft from CVS

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