Family sentenced to prison for theft ring
Two sisters and their husbands were sentenced to federal
prison this week for their hand in an organized retail
crime ring. The theft ring was busted through “Operation
Cash Back,” a multi-agency investigation that began in
September 2010. The men and women dealt in stolen
over-the-counter medications and health and beauty
products from 2006 to March 2011. They bought and then
sold stolen merchandise, according to court documents.
Counterfeit and retail theft gang busted in Sterling,
Sterling police have arrested three Quad-City residents
on burglary and forgery charges after they are accused
of trying to pass counterfeit money at the city’s
Wal-Mart. The trio is alleged to have passed fake $20 at
other stores in Sterling and two of them also had
outstanding retail theft warrants on them as well.
ID theft duo busted hitting Bloomingdales and Macy's at
Willow Grove Mall in Pa.
Abdoul H. Barry, 29, of McKinley Street, Philadelphia;
and Turquoise S. Morrison, 25, of North Sydenham Street,
Philadelphia, were charged with forgery, using a stolen
credit card, identity theft and related charges Jan. 4.
Serial shoplifter busted for 8 incidents and $15k worth of
stolen merchandise in Horry County, SC
Michael Steven Knarr, 41, was
booked at the J Reuben Long Detention Center on 8
charges of shoplifting. Detectives believe the
approximate value of the stolen merchandise to be
Two men arrested in check fraud, burglary and ORC, hitting
Home Depot & other retailers
LOS ALAMITOS – Two men have been arrested
on suspicion of making checks, using them to buy goods
at home improvement stores then reselling the items for
cash. David Arthur Larousse, 45, of Anaheim and Earl
Leroy Gorman, 39, of Santa Ana, were arrested Thursday
after Los Alamitos and Buena Park police detectives
found equipment used to create fake checks during a
search of their homes, police said.
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