# Property crime
As Many as 25 Cars Vandalized in Southside Chicago
Chicago Police Investigate Wave of Vehicle Damage in Early Morning Incident. The tranquility of the South Loop neighborhood was shattered as Chicago police reported a vandalism spree targeting parked cars. According to the Chicago Police Department (CPD), the incident unfolded in the early hours of Friday morning, around 2 a.m., within the 1600 block of South Indiana Street.
Oak Brook Residents Worried, Irate Over Retail Crime Spree by Migrants Which Threaten Area Safety
175 migrants arrested in Oak Brook last year, 47 In less than 3 months, mostly for property crimes including retail theft, burglary. Oak Brook, a Chicago suburb, has faced a string of criminal incidents involving migrants residing in or near the Windy City. Over the previous year, more than 175 migrants were arrested with 47 migrants arrested from October 23 to January 17 alone. These arrests were primarily for property crimes, according to Brian Strockis, Chief of Police for the Oak Brook Police Department.
Governor Newsom's Ambitious $374M Plan to Combat Property Crime Without Repealing Proposition 47
California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed ways to address property crime in the state without dismantling Proposition 47, a law that reduced certain felonies to misdemeanors.
Securing Your North Carolina Home: Safeguarding Against Break-ins
As residents of North Carolina, where the rate of property crime is notably higher than in many other parts of the United States, securing your home against break-ins is not just a precaution; it's a necessity. With over a million burglaries occurring annually in the U.S., and North Carolina having a burglary rate of 471.2 per 100,000 inhabitants, the risk is real and immediate.
Shocking Disappearance: Florida Woman Reports 'Stolen' Driveway Amidst Home Sale
A Florida woman finds her driveway mysteriously removed, disrupting her plans to sell her home and move forward. Can you imagine coming home one day to find your driveway missing? This isn't a riddle or a trick question. For Amanda Brochu, a resident of Orange County, Florida, this became a startling reality earlier this month.
Former Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $22 Million and Engaging in Illegal Transactions
Jacksonville, Florida –United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Amit Patel (31, Ponte Vedra Beach) has waived indictment by a grand jury and pleaded guilty to wire fraud and engaging in an illegal monetary transaction. Patel faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Livermore Falls Vandalism: A Man's Rampage Against Police and Town Property
LIVERMORE FALLS, Maine – The small town of Livermore Falls has been thrust into the spotlight following a series of intentional acts of vandalism. Robert Ryan, a 63-year-old resident of the town, is now facing serious charges for damaging police cruisers and the town sign, a surprising turn of events in this usually peaceful community.
Florida Mother Faces Charges for False Report of Stolen Christmas Presents
In a bizarre holiday saga, a Florida mother from Lehigh Acres finds herself in legal trouble after authorities discovered she fabricated a story about stolen Christmas presents. The Lee County Sheriff's Office revealed the unfolding of events in a news release on December 5.
Oklahoma Men Arrested in Dr Pepper Syrup Theft Scheme
Three Oklahoma men are now facing charges for their involvement in a sophisticated Dr Pepper syrup theft scheme. The months-long operation saw over $100,000 worth of the beloved soda's key ingredient vanish from a Keurig Dr Pepper warehouse in Oklahoma City.
Sentencing of Ex-Nashua Resident for Smuggling of $2 Million in Stolen Apple Goods
U.S. Attorney Jane E. Young has declared that a man who had previously resided in Nashua was sentenced in federal court due to transporting Apple products valued at $2 million which had been stolen.
Former Car Dealer Arrested After Traffic Stop Reveals Two Stolen Cadillac Escalades
This week, while conducting enforcement efforts on I-75 IN Sumter County, Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) Troopers conducted a traffic stop for excessive speed and a tag violation on a 2018 Cadillac Escalade, a press release states.
Cautionary Alert: Open Houses at Risk of Increased Thefts
Real estate professionals are sounding the alarm about potential thefts during open houses, as individuals posing as homebuyers seize opportunities to pilfer jewelry, prescription drugs, and other valuables. Experts are even forecasting an uptick in open house thefts this spring, emphasizing the need for heightened awareness.
Identify Man Wanted for Property Crimes in Pitt County NC
The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking assistance from the public in identifying the gentleman behind a string of property crimes committed across the Pitt County area of North Carolina.
Stolen SUV Suspect's Hideout in Port-a-Potty Unravels in Golf Course Escape Attempt
The incident occurred last Wednesday in Glendale, Wisconsin, when a police pursuit ensued after a stolen SUV crashed into several vehicles. The four occupants of the SUV fled in different directions. One of the suspects, in an attempt to evade the police, sought refuge inside a port-a-potty at the Lincoln Park Golf Course.
Cops shoot suspected burglar accused of breaking into Best Buy warehouse overnight; Two arrested
An officer-involved shooting occurred after police in Tracy, Calif. interrupted an overnight burglary at a retail store's warehouse Sunday morning. In the early hours of Sunday, November 19, 2023, the Tracy Police Department responded to a burglary in progress at the Best Buy Warehouse located in the 6000 block of Hopkins Rd.
Rising Vehicle Theft Incidents: A Kentwood Family’s Ordeal
In a quiet neighborhood in Kentwood, Michigan, a couple’s sense of security was shattered as they experienced the unthinkable — having their cars stolen not once, but twice, within a matter of weeks. This unsettling story sheds light on the rising incidents of vehicle thefts in the area and the profound impact it can have on the victims.
St. Louis Man Arrested After Break-In, Stealing Over $1,200 Worth of Air Fresheners
In the late hours of November 16, University Police responded to reports of a break-in at a vacant building on Olive Boulevard in University City. The building, once a seafood market and restaurant but now repurposed for storage, had been unlawfully accessed.
Amazon Issues Warning About Prime Membership Scams Leading Up to Black Friday
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Serious Burglary Spree Hits Edgewater Chicago Businesses With 4 Smash & Grabs Within 20 Minutes
Early morning smash-and-grabs keep Chicago police on alert. In the early hours of Saturday morning, the neighborhood of Edgewater was disrupted as four businesses fell victim to a series of smash-and-grab burglaries. The Chicago Police Department reported that unidentified culprits targeted establishments in the 6000 block of North Broadway Street.
25 tons of personal documents shredded in a day in California city in fight against identity theft
In a remarkable show of community engagement, over 1,000 individuals braved the rain to participate in the Clovis Police Department's Shredfest event held at the Clovis Rodeo grounds today.