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  • Police to Shoplifting Suspect: 'Please at Least Try to Hide'

    12/28/2016 9:01:39 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    Newser ^ | 12/28/16
    Police to Shoplifting Suspect: 'Please at Least Try to Hide' A man in Marietta, Ga., filled out a pawn ticket right before allegedly shoplifting from a pawn shop. That means he left the clerk with all of his driver's license information and even a fingerprint ... during a transaction that was caught entirely on camera. The Marietta Police Department had a little fun in an open letter posted to the not-so-sly suspect on the department's Facebook page Monday, the day of the theft. "A request to the gentleman who shoplifted from one of our local pawn shops today," the letter...
  • 3 Walmart employees charged with manslaughter in death of shoplifter

    07/29/2016 8:42:26 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 29, 2016 | Fox staff
    Three Walmart workers in Florida have been charged with manslaughter in the February death of a shoplifter, police said Friday. They are accused of suffocating Kenneth Wisham, 64, after he tried to steal $380 worth of DVDs in a shopping cart from the Walmart on North Road 98 in Lakeland Feb. 7, Fox 13 Tampa reported. The station reported that the employees chased Wisham, who fell. They then held him on the ground. As he was being restrained, Wisham stopped breathing.
  • New Hampshire cop surprises shoplifter by paying for her allegedly stolen birthday cake ingredients

    12/08/2015 3:38:14 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    ABC ^ | December 4, 2015 | Megan Spinelli
    The Portsmouth Police Department was called to an Ocean State Job Lot store after a woman allegedly shoplifted baking ingredients on Nov. 19, Lt. Darrin Sargent told ABC News today. Police were able to track the woman down and Officer Michael Kotsonis went to her residence to interview her, Sargent said. “She apologized and said the only reason she did it was because it was her son’s birthday and she just wanted to make him a birthday cake,” Sargent said. “Then she handed over the ingredients.”
  • US woman shoots at shoplifter as he flees store

    10/07/2015 4:58:14 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    AFP ^ | October 7, 2015
    Chicago (AFP) - A woman in suburban Detroit opened fire on a shoplifter after seeing a security guard chase him out of a Home Depot store, police said. The shoplifter in Tuesday's Home Depot incident was not injured, the Detroit Free Press said.
  • 75y/o man tackles suspected shoplifter, threatens to break his arm

    02/11/2015 1:38:29 PM PST · by Paul46360 · 14 replies
    WNDU.com ^ | 2-11-15 | The Associated Press
    "Charlie Burton, of Fombell, says he was a vendor at the Washington Crown Center mall for a gun show when he saw an officer struggling with the suspect, 29-year-old Jonathan Fekete Jr."
  • Lodi woman suspected of shoplifting, having explosive devices ID'd

    01/27/2015 4:09:11 PM PST · by eastforker · 24 replies
    kcra.com ^ | 1/27/2015 | Gamaliel Ortiz
    LODI, Calif. (KCRA) A 23-year-old woman stopped on suspicion of shoplifting at two stores in Lodi had two pipe bomb-like devices inside her getaway vehicle, police said.
  • Brazen shoplifter is arrested after slow-speed chase on a motorized Wal-Mart wheelchair....

    09/11/2014 12:53:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    FULL TITLE: Brazen shoplifter is arrested after slow-speed chase on a motorized Wal-Mart wheelchair that she stole 'because she didn't feel like walking' Police in Michigan say they arrested a shoplifting suspect following her slow-speed getaway in a $1,200 motorized wheelchair shopping cart taken from a Wal-Mart. Cops located 46-year-old Shirley Mason about 2 miles away from the store in Fruitport Township. She was riding the stolen $1,200 cart with $600 in clothing, the Muskegon Chronicle reported.
  • Muslim Store Cites Hobby Lobby in Shoplifter Mutilation Case [Chopped Off Boy's hand!]

    07/05/2014 2:45:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 49 replies
    Muslim Store Cites Hobby Lobby in Shoplifter Mutilation Case On Wednesday, the owner of a small chain of convenience stores was arrested in Peoria, Illinois after he chopped off the hand of a 16 year-old shoplifter who had attempted to steal a bag of potato chips and a 16 oz. soda. But due to the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision, that man was released from custody on Thursday, even after pleading guilty to the attack. On July 2nd, Seif Majeed, 41, of Peoria caught a young, unidentified shoplifter, chained him to a pipe in a back room, and then...
  • Woman loses job after trying to stop shoplifter (Lowe's)

    10/10/2013 3:03:53 PM PDT · by rawhide · 37 replies
    yahoo video ^ | 10/10/13
    When Lowe's employee Karen Sizemore saw a man shoplifting from her Kentucky store, she says she snapped: "It was just the adrenaline rush, I'm not taking it anymore. You just get to the point where you're so tired of people stealing from you." So Karen, a grandmother and 18-year employee of the chain, followed the thief out to his car and reached into the backseat trying to retrieve the Dewalt tool kit, valued at $600. She wasn't able to get it but she did get the man's license plate number and car make, leading to his arrest. The incident made...
  • Vine Grove man arrested in connection to E'town robbery

    10/08/2013 11:40:10 AM PDT · by Stonewall Jackson · 14 replies
    The News Enterprise ^ | October 3, 2013 | Sarah Bennett
    A Vine Grove man is charged with robbery after police say he shut a car door Tuesday night on a Lowe's employee's arm while attempting to shoplift from the home-improvement store in Elizabethtown.
  • Off-duty officer fatally shot man suspected of shoplifting at Garland (TX) Wal-Mart

    07/29/2013 4:55:57 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 31 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 28 July 2013 | Tristan Hallman
    An off-duty Garland police officer fatally shot a man suspected of shoplifting Sunday at a Wal-Mart, police said. Police said the officer, a 19-year veteran, was working security at the Wal-Mart in the 1800 block of Marketplace in Garland. The officer said the man had been seen shoplifting several items, police spokesman Joe Harn said. Harn said the man ran outside after the officer attempted to stop him on his way out through the outdoor living sections sliding doors just before 4 p.m. The officer used his Taser on the man, but it appeared to have no effect. Harn said...
  • Transsexual shoplifter strikes again, deputies say

    07/17/2013 3:36:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | July 17, 2013 | Brittany Shammas
    Deputies say the nearly $350 of stolen baby products hidden in a Lantana man's purse wasn't the only trick he had up his sleeve. Nelson S. Henry also had a crack pipe in his bra. The 49-year-old was arrested Monday by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia charges. It was his 50th arrest since 1991, Florida Department of Law Enforcement records show.
  • Mother Of Bombing Suspects: America Took My Kids Away From Me

    04/25/2013 12:15:46 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 73 replies
    boston.cbslocal.com ^ | 4/25/13 | cbs
    MAKHACHKALA, Russia (CBS/AP) The mother of the two Boston bombing suspects told reporters that America took my kids away from me and wished she had never left Russia. Why did I even go there? Zubeidat Tsarnaeva said, crying, after CBS News correspondent Charlie DAgata asked if she regretted the move.
  • Shot shoplifter sues liquor store owner ( Colorado Springs )

    12/11/2012 11:50:31 AM PST · by george76 · 19 replies
    gazette ^ | December 10, 2012 | LANCE BENZEL
    A shoplifter who was chased down and shot in the face after swiping a bottle of vodka from a Colorado Springs liquor store is suing the shop owner. Bryson Adrian Dewberry is seeking at least $100,000 for pain and suffering two years after he was wounded in the jaw by a bullet fired by Chang Ho Yi, the owner of Austin Bluffs Plaza Liquor, 4150 Austin Bluffs Parkway. According to a lawsuit filed in early October, Yi witnessed the theft on Oct. 25, 2010, and pursued Dewberry out of his store with a loaded .357 revolver, which fired as Dewberry...
  • Cops: Walmart shoplifter dies after confrontation with workers

    11/25/2012 3:02:06 PM PST · by Arthurio · 30 replies
    A police investigation is under way, after a man suspected of shoplifting from a local Walmart died during his confrontation with store employees. According to a police report obtained by Channel 2 Action News, the incident happened at the Walmart on Fairington Road in Lithonia. The police report said that about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a middle aged man was caught shoplifting two DVD players. He exited the front door of the store and three employees caught him in the parking lot, where a physical altercation took place while they detained him. When police arrived, they found the employees on top...
  • Jersey City shoplifter hits legal system 'milestone': Her 50th arrest, cops say

    06/20/2012 5:07:27 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 11 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | June 20, 2012 | By Michaelangelo Conte/The Jersey Journal
    A Jersey City woman charged with shoplifting at the Newport Centre Mall yesterday has 27 prior convictions for the offense and the new charge represents her 50th arrest, officials said. Bail was set at $20,000 with a 10 percent option when Pamela Miller, 53, of Dales Avenue, made her first court appearance on the charge today she shoplifted numerous items at Macy's yesterday.
  • Mary Hayashi inquired about Nadia Lockyer's seat

    04/25/2012 5:22:02 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 4/25/12 | Steven Harmon, Bay Area News Group
    Maybe there's something about one of the Alameda County Board of Supervisor's five seats that attracts troubled Bay Area politicians. Less than a week after Nadia Lockyer resigned her seat on the board following weeks of scandalous revelations of drug abuse and a sexual affair with a meth adddict, disgraced Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, D-Hayward, reportedly inquired about the post. Hayashi, who is termed out of the Legislature after this year, contacted three of the four remaining members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to gauge their interest in appointing her to fill out Lockyer's term until 2014, the Bay...
  • Shoplifting Mom Left Young Child Behind: Cops

    11/02/2011 9:48:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | November 2, 2011 | Brian Hamacher
    A South Florida woman is facing shoplifting and child neglect charges after police say she tried to rip off a Davie Target store and left her young child behind. Deirdre Reneat Grant, 40, was arrested Tuesday at the store at 5800 University Drive, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office arrest report.
  • Walmart Fires Four Loss Prevention Employees For Capturing An Armed Shoplifter

    02/16/2011 8:47:01 AM PST · by Sasparilla · 74 replies
    Four loss prevention employees at a Layton, Utah Walmart were fired for detaining an armed shoplifter whom they they reportedly saw with a $248.00 computer under his clothing. He was told to go to the loss prevention room by two workers. They were joined by two other employees in the room. He reportedly told them that since they had their laptop back, he was going to leave. Employees said that he also told them that he had something else that he shouldnt have. The man who was being detained then reportedly drew a handgun from a holster and put it...
  • Police: Security guard head-butted, sat on, driven away at Wal-Mart (and worse)

    11/14/2009 11:56:29 PM PST · by tlb · 47 replies · 3,277+ views
    Muskegon Chronicle ^ | November 05, 2009 | Heather Lynn Peters
    Two women trying to avoid arrest after allegedly stealing goods from a local Wal-Mart store head-butted, urinated on and drove off with a security guard. ...security guard attempted to stop the women from getting away with $45 in stolen merchandise. Marilyn Cole, 35,...was arraigned Tuesday. Cole was on parole for bank robbery at the time. Cole was released from prison April 3. ...she was ordered not to have any contact with Wal-Mart stores, the victim or the co-defendant, Rashieka Lariena Stewart. Stewart, 23...was arraigned Tuesday on one count of unarmed robbery The two women were stopped inside the Wal-Mart on...