Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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When a store employee tried to approach a woman they believed was stealing food from the market she allegedly attempted to run the man down with her vehicle.

On August 14, one of the clerks employed by Martin’s Food store in Eldersburg, Maryland, thought he recognized a woman who was thought to have stolen from the establishment on a previous occasion.

The employee trailed her around the grocery store until he watched the woman allegedly make her exit without paying for the items she had collected while shopping.

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After a woman reported that her debit card had been stolen from her purse the authorities arrested a suspect who was reportedly set up by the actual alleged perpetrator of the theft.

On August 5, Joei Thompson was hanging out at the Chestnut St. Inn in Butler, PA.

When Thompson decided to call it a night around 1:00 am, she reportedly offered a man who was visiting the same establishment a ride home as she left the bar.

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An inebriated man who was accused of stealing meat and propane from Walmart also allegedly assaulted one of the police officers involved in his arrest.

While officers were in the loss prevention office in a Nashville Walmart after responding to a call for assistance for a separate incident, they reportedly spotted what they believed was a theft in progress.

The surveillance camera feed, which is monitored in the office, caught the eye of the authorities when they saw someone in the establishment storing merchandise inside his pants.

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When the authorities asserted that the pair worked together to steal almost $200,000 from county-based support programs, a Westminster woman and her daughter were accused of what was reported as the biggest case of housing fraud ever committed in Orange County.

The Orange County Housing Authority and the Orange County In Home Supportive Services program provide benefits for disabled members of the community who meet the criteria for their aid. A person who requires 285 or more hours of assistance in a 30-day period is considered a severe case, and they would be eligible for the maximum amount of benefits issued from In Home Support Services.

56-year-old Errica Madkins Mickens was reportedly awarded full assistance from the county programs when she allegedly presented herself as someone incapable of speaking or walking.

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A woman and her boyfriend who worked as delivery drivers for Amazon have been accused of snatching a family’s dog and trying to sell the pet on Craigslist.

On July 5, a male and female pair were delivering parcels for Amazon in a Parker County, Texas, neighborhood.

The couple came across a home where they saw a dog in the front yard and they allegedly decided to pick up the pup.

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A man suspected of burglarizing a home last Thursday tried to buck the accusation when he said a horse was the actual perpetrator.

Steve Ferguson bought a home in Pasco County, Florida, last year with the intention of repairing and restoring it before listing it as a rental.

Ferguson, who held the belief that the location of his new house was in a neighborhood that was frequently targeted for break-ins, installed a security system on his property since he would not be living there and wanted to keep watch over the home. He also posted “No Trespassing” signs as an additional attempt to deter criminal activity.

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A woman who was reportedly less than happy with her meal at McDonald’s is facing several felony charges after she allegedly shot a bullet into the floor in the lobby of the establishment before forcing police to chase her.

When a customer went to a Garden City, Georgia, McDonald’s and placed an order for a meal she left the restaurant after she was given the bag containing her food. The woman reportedly became angry when she realized she was not given fresh french fries with her order.

After returning to the store and confronting the manager about the cold fries, the woman allegedly engaged in a verbal altercation that caused an employee to come to the manager’s assistance. The three continued to dispute when the customer, identified as Lillian Tarver, allegedly threw the contents of her drink cup at the staff members and let herself behind the counter without permission.

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An Illinois correctional officer has found himself on the wrong side of the law after being charged with two felonies when he allegedly created and tried to cash a $20,000 winning lottery ticket.

At the beginning of last October, a man reportedly made an attempt to collect winnings from an inauthentic scratch-off lottery ticket. The ticket was said to be altered in a way that caused it to appear as if should pay out $20,000 to the lucky holder.

The Illinois State Police got word of the alleged attempted fraud in the middle of December, and they were informed that the perpetrator was believed to be 46-year-old corrections officer Darrell Barry.

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When a man allegedly tried to carjack the vehicle of an elderly gentleman he found himself unable to complete the deed when he learned that the car was operated by stick shift.

Last Tuesday morning in Orlando, a man was behind his vehicle and in the process of storing his walker in the trunk.

Before he was able to finish, the man, who is reportedly over 65-years-old, was caught unaware when he was approached by someone who allegedly used force while slamming the trunk of his car down on him.

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A woman’s husband was arrested after he allegedly entered the house of the man he believed she was sleeping with and removed the suspected offender’s penis with a pair of scissors.

49-year-old Alex Bonilla is a married man who lives in Bell, Florida.

Last May, Bonilla walked in on his spouse while she was having sex with one of their neighbors.