A 34-year-old man was
arrested Wednesday for his alleged involvement in a large retail theft ring in
Jeffery Casper is accused of
several felony offenses, including money laundering, computer crime and thefts
between $2,000 and $5,000, court records show. He was booked into El Paso County
jail and held on $50,000 bond, jail records state. Police said they found stolen
merchandise at 3 different locations. Police believe stolen items were being
sold from those locations. In March, several local merchants told police about a
possible theft ring and officers began an investigation that is ongoing.
Memphis, TN: Second
Burlington Coat Factory shoplifting suspect arrested
Two people accused of shoplifting at a Burlington Coat Factory are now behind
bars. Courtney Bell, 38, is facing multiple charges, including assault and theft
of property. The incident happened around 1:23 p.m. at the store on Stage Road.
Officers were called in response to a shoplifting incident. Upon arrival,
officers were advised of two shoplifting suspects inside the business. A
complainant told police the same suspects were believed to be responsible for
another incident at the store. An officer on the scene tried to arrest Bell, but
police say she got in her car and took off with the officer dragged behind her.
Investigators went to Methodist Hospital -North emergency room and met with the
officer, who identified Bell as the person who attempted to run him over. A loss
prevention officer told police that the two stole approximately $700 worth of
items. Police say the officer did not sustain any major injuries.
East Lampeter Township, PA: 2 women suspected in
thefts at Gap
Police are asking for the
public's help to identify two women suspected of stealing large amounts of
clothing from a store at Tanger Outlets Monday. The incident occurred shortly
before 8 p.m. at the Gap Outlet store.
Vienna, VA: CVS hit twice in a week with
Baby Formula thefts
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