GRAORCA's 6th Annual Retail Crime
Conference To Be Held On Aug. 24 in Atlanta
Georgia Retail Association Loss Prevention Council (GRALPC) and the
Georgia Retail Association
Organized Retail Crime Alliance (GRAORCA) will host its 6th annual Retail
Crime Conference on Aug. 24 in Atlanta, Georgia.
conference will continue to build on the mission of providing Law Enforcement
and Loss Prevention professionals with opportunities to come together for
professional networking, training and information sharing. The conference format
will include general sessions, breakout sessions and a Vendor Trade Show.
There is no charge for law enforcement or retailers who are current members of
the George Retail Association (GRA). For non-GRA retailers, there is a nominal
registration fee of just $25.
For a list of speakers and topics, and
to register for the conference,
Santa Fe, NM: Couple arrested in $40,000 Kmart
PPolice, acting on a tip from the public, arrested a Santa Fe couple
Wednesday on suspicion of stealing more than $40,000 worth of jewelry from a
local Kmart store. Santa Fe Police said Jacob Paquin, 40, confessed to
officers that he was the suspect shown in surveillance camera footage
swiping rings, watches and other jewelry from the retailer Saturday evening.
But Paquin claimed he was drunk when he visited the store that night and
didn't remember the theft or where he stashed the jewelry.
Orangeburg County, FL: $5,000 Thief has a Key
to Walmart registers
Someone stole $2,619.86 from two cash registers at Walmart, according to an
incident report filed Tuesday. The incident happened on Aug. 9 between 10:02
a.m. and 10:10 a.m. at the North Road Walmart. Video surveillance showed a
man entering the Garden Center and using a key to access two unoccupied cash
The report states the person in the video matches the appearance of a person
who hit the store in January for just over $5,000 in cash. The store's loss
prevention officers are working to get additional evidence and possible
identities of any accomplices involved.
Westminster, MA: Two men
charged in thefts of tools from R.K. Milles and Aubuchan Hardware
After allegedly swiping tools from two different hardware stores, two men
face retail theft charges, with one also charged with possession of cocaine.
Elgin, IL: Woman accused
of stealing $1,100 of merchandise from Walmart
Shakirya D. Offette, 23, was charged with a felony count of theft, accused
of taking $1,143 from Walmart.