Orangeburg, SC : Second
of 7 sentenced in Dollar General $56,000 ORC Ring/Employee Theft
An Elloree woman must pay restitution and serve
probation for her role in a theft ring at Dollar General. Shantell
Alexzander McFadden, 26, pleaded guilty to breach of trust with fraudulent
intent valued more than $2,000 but less than $10,000. McFadden pleaded
guilty on July 22. Dickson sentenced her to prison for five years,
suspending the balance of the term to five years of probation. She was also
ordered to pay $3,000 in restitution to Dollar General. McFadden is the
second person to plead guilty in the theft ring. On June 22, Laquilla
Serbino Leola Washington, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of criminal
conspiracy and one count of breach of trust with fraudulent intent valued at
$10,000 or more, sentenced her to prison for three years. According to
Police, both McFadden and Washington were part of a seven-member theft ring
comprised of Dollar General employees. Warrants accuse them of stealing from
the store between July 2015 and Dec. 28, 2015. Avinger's report states that
Washington was a shift manager and led the ring. The estimated value of
merchandise stolen from the Dollar General store in Elloree is $56,000.
arrested for theft of 1274 Hydrocodone pills, valued at nearly $1,000
According to Police, an LPD corporal met with a
Walgreen's loss-prevention specialist on Monday. The loss-prevention
specialist said that he had been in the area investigating the fact that the
numbers on the pill inventories were not coming out right. He also told the
officer that the common factor was that Peterson was when Peterson, a shift
leader, was working around the pharmacy. "He looked at some video and
discovered that he could see Peterson on camera taking the bottles of
Hydrocodone 1./325mg from the shelf, walking around the shelf corner where
she could not be seen on camera, and then coming back into view on camera."
When the LPD corporal entered the room with the loss prevention specialist
and Peterson, the loss-prevention specialist told the officer that Peterson
still had some of the stolen pills in her possession. Nineteen Hydrocodone
pills were on a napikin in front of her.
Bedford, NH: Police seeking ID of possible twin
females in $1,800 Credit Card Fraud
Bedford police are seeking two women who are suspects in a credit card fraud
case who may be related. Police say maybe even twins. Bedford Police are
searching for the two in connection to fraudulent credit card transactions
at the Hannaford Supermarket. The credit card number was reported stolen, by
the owner who still had the original card in her possession. The two females
purchased gift cards valued at $1,800.
Panama City, FL: ORC
gang hit Sears in Panama City, possible connection to thefts in Dothan, AL
Panama City Police need your help identifying three suspects believed to
be responsible for an area retail theft. Officers say on July 14th,
surveillance video caught three women entering the Sears at the Panama City
Mall and allegedly walking out with just over $450 in merchandise.
Authorities believe the three may be responsible for other retail thefts
locally, as well as in the Dothan, Alabama area.
OR: Two Home Depot employees help capture shoplifter
Police received calls of a customer at Home Depot who was
attempting to steal from the store at about 6:12 p.m. on Monday, July 25.
Police say 22-year-old Brandon Mundell attempted to leave without paying for
the equipment he had taken. An employee attempted to contact him outside the
store but Mundell ran. They said the employee grabbed Mundell in efforts to
stop him and was able to detain the Mundell until police arrived. Mundell
was arrested on a warrant for second-degree theft, stemming from a 2014 case
in Multnomah County, also was cited for second-degree theft and harassment.
Sioux City, IA: Two
charged for stealing from Kohl's using purple suitcase
San Antonio, TX: Two
women used children in brazen robberies from H-E-B, Walmart