WA: Two pairs of organized retail theft suspects swiped $15,000 worth of
The North Snohomish County Property Crimes Unit is hoping you can identify two
couple's accused of stealing $15,000 worth of expensive eyeglasses from the
Sunglass Hut at the Seattle Premium Outlet Mall in Tulalip. A man with a tote
bag grabs several pairs of glasses and brings them over near a woman standing by
the display cases. Then watch as he swings his bag around and she starts putting
the glasses in it, one expensive pair after another. Once they've swiped more
than $15,000 worth of shades they take off - and detectives say they weren't
working alone. "It looked like one couple first came in, kind of distracted the
sales clerk, which is typical of these types of groups doing organized retail
theft. One couple will distract the sales clerk, while the other couple does
their stealing, their shoplifting. They actually did some shoplifting over at
the Adidas store right after this where they're caught on camera running out of
NY: Shoplifting Suspects Flip Vehicle After Police Chase, Crash
Ontario County sheriff's deputies identified the two people charged following a
police chase Sunday afternoon. Deputies say they responded to Von Maur at
Eastview Mall for a report of shoplifting. They say Derrick Harley, 48, of
Rochester, and Pamela Gavin, 43, led deputies on a foot chase before getting
into their car and taking off, hitting a deputy. Authorities say a short vehicle
pursuit began and ended when the car rolled over while trying to get onto route
490. Deputies say they deployed a taser on the pair before taking them into
custody. The two were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor
injuries and were released. They were arraigned in Victor Town Court.
Nanuet, NY: Kohl's Loss Prevention stop 3 suspects in $672 theft
Clarkstown police were called to the Kohl's store on East Route 59 in Nanuet,
N.Y., at 9:15 p.m. March 17 for a report of a fraudulent transaction. According
to loss prevention personnel, one person selected merchandise from the store
displays. Two other people then brought the merchandise to the checkout line and
attempted to purchase the items, which were valued at $672.72.
Grants Pass, OR: Couple steal trash can full of merchandise,
Assault Walmart employee
Police arrested one person but another got away following a violent theft
incident at Walmart store on Sunday. According to Police, officers responded to
the Walmart for a report of theft suspects fleeing the scene at about 5:35 p.m..
Officers contacted employees who said male and female suspects tried to leave
the store with a trash can full of stolen merchandise. When confronted, the
suspects allegedly pushed one of the employees to the ground. The man then
jumped into a silver car and fled, leaving his friend behind.
Police said 33-year-old Christi Thompson was detained inside the store. She was
arrested and charged with 1st-Degree Theft.
AZ: Female inmate flees from work crew in Pima County;
serving 18 days for shoplifting
Sarah Herrera was part of an inmate work crew working at the Pima Animal Care
Center when authorities say she walked away. Herrera is serving an 18-day
sentence for misdemeanor trespassing and shoplifting charges. Rodriguez says she
has served four days so far.
Surprise, AZ: Police looking for shoplifting suspects, possible juveniles