Alleged mail thief faces 18 new criminal counts in Gainesville
A Gainesville man is back in jail this week, charged with 18 criminal counts in a Hall County Sheriff’s Office investigation into stolen mail. The investigation began on June 23, when deputies responded to a report of stolen mail in the 2600 block of Webb Girth Road. According to the initial investigation, a resident spotted a man attempting to take mail out of his residential mailbox. When confronted, the suspect sped off in the SUV he was driving.
Police seeking info on subjects in recent crime spree
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is seeking the public’s help in identifying three individuals who participated in a recent retail store theft incident.
Lowe's has an answer for Target and Walmart's theft problems
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Texas on high alert as 'jugging' epidemic sweeps the state: What it is and staying safe
Law enforcement agencies in Texas are on high alert as a concerning crime trend known as 'jugging' sweeps the state. Typically targeting individuals who have recently visited a bank or ATM, 'juggers' aim to steal their money or valuables.
$1.5 Million Buddha Statue Stolen from Los Angeles Gallery Sparks Police Search
LOS ANGELES, California (LAI) - The Los Angeles Police Department is intensifying efforts to uncover clues regarding the theft of a valuable Buddha statue weighing nearly 250 pounds and estimated to be worth approximately $1.5 million. The statue was stolen from a gallery located near West Hollywood, leaving the art community and authorities in search of answers.
Florida Man Steals an Unlocked Ambulance Parked at Alabama Taco Bell, Keys Were Inside the Vehicle
A Florida man in violation of his probation gets inside an unlocked Luverne EMS ambulance and finds the keys. He starts it up and hits the building as he drives away. Authorities find him and the ambulance and take him into custody without incident.
Important Information for Californians: Be Aware of the Gas Pump Scam Happening in Pennsylvania
As residents of California, we often take every precaution to protect ourselves from scams and frauds. However, there's a new scam on the rise in Pennsylvania, known as "pump switching," that Californians should be aware of, as it could also occur in other states. This blog post will shed light on this deceptive practice, explain how it works, and provide valuable tips to avoid falling victim to this gas pump scam.
Virginia lost an estimated $1.796 billion due to theft-When will it stop?
The Commonwealth faces significant revenue losses, with retailers and the state feeling the pinch. Virginia is facing a theft epidemic, with retailers in the Commonwealth grappling with an estimated $1.796 billion in annual revenue losses. This concerning trend has not only affected the bottom lines of businesses but has also impacted the state’s finances, resulting in a $77.2 million shortfall in retail sales tax dollars.
Ex-Lawyer Impersonates Client for $150K
The ex-lawyer was charged with three counts of identity theft in August. A Bothell man is wanted by the Washington Insurance Commissioner's Office for failing to appear in court for impersonating one of his clients during his former life as a lawyer.
Security Matters: Last Chance Liquors in East Nashville Takes a Stand Against Repeated Theft
There’s a place with history etched into its walls and community woven into its spirit — Last Chance Liquors. This local liquor store has been a fixture in the neighborhood since the 1940s, offering its patrons a taste of nostalgia along with their favorite spirits. However, a recent string of thefts has tested the resolve of this cherished establishment.
Child Thieves Busted: NYPD Cracks Down on Miniature Criminals Targeting NYC Bars and Restaurants
Young criminals cash-in - Allegedly amass $10,000 from local businesses. Child thieves targeting New York bars and restaurants were caught by the NYPD's organized theft squad and dismantled, according to police.
“Organized Retail Theft on the Rise: A Growing Concern in Denver”
Retail theft has been a persistent issue in many urban centers across the United States, and Denver is no exception. In recent times, this problem has taken on a new, concerning dimension with the rise of organized retail theft. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the issue of organized retail theft in the Denver metro area, its impact on local businesses, and the strategies being employed to combat it.
Sulphur Springs Wal-Mart Theft Lands One In Jail
On Friday, around 2:00 P.M., Sulphur Springs Police Sergeant Mayes responded to a call from Wal-Mart regarding an individual who had been detained by Asset Protection for stealing.
Masked Robber Holds Woman at Gunpoint and Steals French Bulldog
Charlotte, NC- A masked robber entered a home in northeast Charlotte, held a woman at gunpoint, and then stole her seven-month-old French bulldog named Cash. The masked robber broke into the victim's home in the middle of the day by kicking in a window. Security footage captured the suspect wearing a hoodie, gloves, and a mask. He removed a camera before entering through a back window.
USPS Letter Carrier and Husband Plead Guilty to Stealing and Selling Checks Worth Over $8.8 Million
CHARLOTTE, NC - In a shocking case that unfolded over the past year, a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier from Waxhaw, Kiara Padgett, 29, has pleaded guilty to federal charges of stealing checks from her route in west Charlotte, while her husband, Dominique Dunlap, served as an intermediary to sell the stolen checks. This criminal operation has resulted in a massive bank fraud conspiracy, with the stolen checks estimated to be worth over $8.8 million.
Home Depot CEO warns retail theft is a 'big problem' as the chain bolsters store security
Retail giants are grappling with a concerning surge in organized retail crime, a trend that not only impacts company profits but also jeopardizes the safety of employees. Home Depot CEO Ted Decker recently expressed his concern about the escalating problem, emphasizing that it has evolved beyond random shoplifting incidents.
Nike Permanently Closes Portland Factory Store Due to Escalating Retail Theft
In a significant development, Nike has announced the permanent closure of its renowned Portland factory store, a year after temporarily shuttering the location due to persistent theft problems. The retail giant, like many other major brands, has faced a severe impact on its financial performance, primarily attributed to a dangerous surge in petty theft, shoplifting incidents, and organized retail crime.
TSA Employees Accused Of Stealing Cash From Passengers Luggage Caught On Airport Surveillance Footage
A group of TSA agents are currently under investigation following complaints of continuous theft at a local airport where travelers have noted that their cash has gone missing from their belongings.
TSA Agents Steal $600 at MIA: A Look Into the Incident
The incident at Miami International Airport and its possible causes. TSA agents hit the news for boosting $600 from a traveler's wallet at Miami International Airport, questioning the reliability and honesty of government bureaus tasked with safeguarding the public. Recent reports say the sufferer put their purse in a bin at the screening checkpoint but later found it missing when collecting it on the other side. Reviewing surveillance tapes, it was evident the TSA agents indisputably swiped the notes from the wallet. This occurred two days ago, and the news outlet posted about it only 10 hours prior.
South GA man arrested after allegedly selling friend's car for scraps - while he was in jail
A man from Atkinson County found himself behind bars after an unusual car theft involving a friend who was incarcerated. According to officials in Atkindon County, the incident unfolded on September 3 when the Atkinson County Sheriff's Department received a call reporting a stolen Ford Crown Victoria, and it took a rather unexpected turn.