Fencing Operation: N
and P Discount Tobacco and Beer Market in Nashville raided
A three-month investigation into N & P Discount Tobacco & Beer Market's
alleged dealings with stolen merchandise resulted in today's police
department raid on the business and the seizure of cigarettes, energy
drinks, laundry detergent, batteries, and various clothing items. Detectives
also seized a stolen pistol from the market.
Beginning in May, Pawn & Fraud Unit detectives investigated the market,
located at 3002 Clarksville Pike. The market's owner/operator, Nabih Zaher,
59, is alleged to have purchased merchandise on seven separate occasions
from a police operative who clearly represented the items as being stolen.
Zaher paid the operative about a third of what the merchandise was actually
Charges are anticipated against Zaher.
Kroger Organized Retail Crime personnel assisted in this
Park, IL: Sledgehammer-Swinging Suspect in $11,000 Target Smash and Grab
Orland Park police have arrested one of three suspects they say stole more
than $10,000 in goods from a Target store earlier this month. The trio
walked into Target, 15850 94th Ave., mid-day on August 11, headed straight
to the Apple display case and smashed into it with a sledgehammer, police
said Tuesday. They then loaded up bags with nearly $11,000 in products,
before fleeing the store in two different cars.
Police search for pair
who stole $6k worth of purses from Md. bridal salon
Officers were called to the store shortly after 4 p.m. on July 25 after
authorities said the salon's loss prevention officer was pepper sprayed by
one of the robbers. They fled with purses that were valued at more than
Alhambra, CA: Police
arrested 3 woman for stealing power tools from several Home Depot stores
TThree women, one carrying a 5-month-old baby girl, allegedly stole power
tools worth $759 from a local Home Depot Monday but didn't get away. Police
pulled over their car. The trio are also suspected of hitting Home Depots in
Burbank and Glendale the same day. Alhambra Police Sgt. Jerry Johnson said
officers found additional power tools in the car. He said the tools in the
Burbank theft were valued at $1,195 but he didn't have an amount for the
tools stolen in Glendale.
Highland, CA: San
Bernardino-area gang member arrested for stealing thousands of dollars in
lottery tickets and beer from a Highland market
Just after 12:30 a.m., the sheriff's station in Highland received a call
from someone who said they could see three people with bolt cutters and
crowbars trying to break into the Savers Market.
Arnold, MO: Woman admits
to $1,454 thefts from 2 area Target stores
A 41-year-old Arnold woman admitted to Police she was involved in the theft
of Fitbots from both the Arnold, MO and Fairview Heights, IL Target stores.
Troy, MI: Mom shoplifts $700 of
merchandise with baby, stroller inside Macy's
North Lebanon, PA: Ishia Arroyo, 28 was
charged with retail theft for stealing $1,110 worth of baby formula and
other merchandise from Weise