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ORC Leaders Series

Next Up - Tony Sheppard, National Manager, ORC Unit, CVS

With over two decades of experience in the loss prevention field, Tony Sheppard has become one of the industry's leaders in the fight against Organized Retail Crime. Tony joined CVS in 2002, where he has held the positions of Regional LP Manager, ORC Field Manager, and most recently National Manager, Organized Retail Crime Unit.

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Three charged in Lebanon, OH's, fencing operation placed in first time offenders ARD program

Four of Five Retail Fraud Ring Hitting Michigan Kohl's Arraigned 
According to Livingston County court records, Savannah Alisan Haley, 20, of Belleville; Dillon D McMullen, 20, and Angelina Hope Bonasera, 21, both of Ypsilanti; and Nelson DeJesus, 19, no address listed, have each been charged with first-degree retail fraud and resisting police for allegedly fleeing from officers after stealing what police called a significant amount of merchandise from the Kohl's store in Green Oak Township, MI., on April 19.

Can You ID These ORC Suspects - Hitting Fred Meyer in Tumwater, Washington?
Hitting Retailers on the I-5 Corridor?

Tumwater, Washington:
On April 21st, a male attempted to push a full shopping cart of merchandise from the Fred Meyer in Tumwater. This is a common occurrence, known as Organized Retail Crime or ORC.

The male fled the store and got into a blue older Volvo occupied by a female. The suspects then fled from the vehicle as well and were not apprehended. The same male suspect did the same thing at a Lacey location earlier in the month. We are seeking the community's help with identifying the male and female pictured.  It is possible they have hit many other Retail locations up and down the I-5 corridor. Anyone who can identify the male and female are requested to contact the Tumwater Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

Three Michigan men busted using fake credit cards at Mall of Louisiana
Baton Rouge police on Friday arrested three Michigan men who used stolen and fake credit card information to buy about $1,200 worth of merchandise at the Mall of Louisiana.

Orlando Carter, of Brownstown, Michigan, and Keith Black and Kevin Wilson, both of Detroit, used stolen information and credit cards whose magnetic stripes had been re-encoded to purchase items at Footlocker, Victoria's Secret and Gameware in the mall, a Baton Rouge Police Department report says.

Officers found and arrested the men, who were carrying recent purchases and three credit cards. A search of their vehicle turned up additional items they'd bought and a card reader, the report says.

Burr Ridge, IL: Victoria's Secret hit for $3,100 in merchandise
The manager of Victoria's Secret, in the Burr Ridge Village Ceneterat 540 Village Center Drive, reported two men and a woman stole $3,414 worth of merchandise from a display near the front of the store at 7:25 p.m. April 20.

Atlanta/ Buckhead, GA: Two Arrested After Macy's Shopping Spree
Using Stolen Credit Cards
It all happened on shortly after 4 pm on April 4, when two people broke into Diane Dennis' SUV at Little Nancy Creek Park in Buckhead, while she was enjoying an outing with her kids. Dennis' purse was stolen, which included several debit and credit cards, her driver's license and her Macy's card. As Dennis was speaking with police, American Express informed her via her cell phone that someone was using her American Express card at Macy's in Buckhead, and had made at least two transactions in the amount of more than $2,100. Police immediately contacted a Macy's loss prevention officer, who helped police locate the suspects via surveillance video and store cash registers. Officers then arrived at Macy's within several minutes, and police arrested William Holley and Candice Canon, the latter of whom, according to police, had Dennis' purse and her credit cards.

Benton, KY: Police Seek Woman For $1,800 Attempted Store Theft from Walmart On Thursday a woman tried to steal merchandise worth nearly $1,800 from the Benton Wal-Mart by pushing the cart out the door. Employees attempted to stop her, but she walked away from the cart, got into a vehicle and left.

Mobile, AL: Sneaker thieves make off with thousands in Air Jordan's and others
A business owner says several young thieves tried to put him out of business this weekend. They made off with several thousand dollars worth of merchandise. It was just after midnight when thieves hit the Sneaker Stop on North Broad. Marcel Hubbard said the burglars were inside his store within minutes. That least four suspects got inside the store and started pulling Jordan's that sell for hundreds of dollars from the display. But then they had to find the matching shoes in the back. The store owner got a call from the security company about the break-in. He arrived a few minutes before police and saw four people leaving the back door.

Midland, TX., Hilda Tamirango, 27, was charged April 19 with organized retail theft under $30,000

Midland, TX., Armando J. Garses, 28, of Lubbock was charged April 19 with organized retail theft under $30,000

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