CCROC 2016 Training and Conference Set for August 23-24
now to attend the 2016 Cook County Regional Organized Crime Training and
Conference in Oak Brook, Illinois. Registration is only $80 and includes
parking, beverages, breakfast, lunch, and snacks, as well as all speakers and
There will be over 500 attendees from law
enforcement, retail, security and investigations to train and network. Topics
will include cyber crime, analytics and the latest trends in Organized Retail
Crime, among others. This training is meant to provide attendees with useful
information that they can bring back to the field.
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County, FL: Smash & Grab Crew hitting stores and car dealerships in 3
counties caught in the act
recent smash and grabs in three counties could all be connected to the
Orlando-based crew. Citrus County deputies say they caught them in the act
during a burglary at Plaza Dodge in Inverness. "We all share information
that's what the bad guys don't realize," says Lindsay Blair from the Citrus
County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office credits Intelligence Led
Policing for busting this ring and 2 other area drug operations recently.
Deputies know what crime trends are happening in other communities across
the county line and work together to stop it.
IL: $15,000 in purses stolen from Chanel on the Magnificent Mile
Two young men stole several purses Wednesday morning from a Chanel store
on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, just days after a police alert about thieves
targeting stores selling expensive purses. The store was only open for 30
minutes when the robbery occurred. In seconds, the thieves stole several
bags that were on display near the front door, police said. The purses could
be worth at least $15,000. Thieves have hit four stores in the past two
months near the Mag Mile.
Newark, DE: Acme
shoplifters steal $5,000 in medicine
stole 26 over-the-counter medications, including Nexium, Claritin, Mucinex,
Prilosec, Prevacid and Zegerid, as well as boxes of Crest Whitestrips
Mahwah, NJ: Man charged
with robbery after fighting with Home Depot Loss Prevention; 3 Deactivation
Michael S. Macleish, 61, was
recognized by the guard from a previous theft. On Tuesday night, police
said, he had drill bits and other items in concealed in his possession.
Police estimated the merchandise is valued at over $900.
Rush Twp, PA: PA State
Troopers discovers a Detacher and Booster Bags during traffic stop for
When the trooper approached the vehicle,
he detected the odor of marijuana from inside the SUV. Calling for backup,
troopers initiated a probable cause search. The search revealed a magnetic
security tag detacher, bags lined with foil and duct tape and marijuana. All
3 suspects in the vehicle were arrested.
Sunnyvale, CA: Two women arrested for
shoplifting at Target and Macy
entered a Macy's and purchased four bags. They then went to Target and
filled the bags with merchandise and left without paying for the items. They
returned to Macy's and started filling the bags with Macy's merchandise.
Columbia, PA: Police say
a woman attempted to apply for a job at the same store she stole from
Authorities say Rhonda Diehl, 44, had 16 items in her purse when she
attempted to apply for a job at Musser's Market. Police were already
investigating two retail thefts from the store from earlier in the week. The
third time, police were able to intercept Deihl and make an arrest.
Elk Grove, CA: Four
arrested for Toys R Us $1,600 theft
adults and one teenager are accused of stealing more than $1,600 worth of
goods from a Toys R Us store. Elk Grove police reportedly found most of the
merchandise in a suspect's car that had an infant passenger.
Owensboro, KY: Juvenile charged with
$1,195 theft from Walmart
Egg Harbor, NJ: Boscov's reports the
theft of over $1,000 in merchandise; Police release photos
Sunnyvale, CA: Two adult females
charged with the theft of $945.76 worth of baby formula from Safeway
Youngstown, OH: Two men and two women
reportedly stole $800 worth of merchandise, including DVD players, from