Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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An Arizona man with a felony criminal record was arrested when he allegedly snagged a burrito from a stranger’s hands and walked off with it.

When a man on a Phoenix street was enjoying a burrito, he was reportedly approached by an unfamiliar man who allegedly began to speak to him in a threatening manner. Before long, the stranger allegedly grabbed the burrito from the man and strolled off with the food in his hand.

The alleged victim contacted the Phoenix Police Department to report the incident and he kept the call connected until officers arrived.

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A Florida man is suspected of nearly causing a vehicle to crash after he allegedly stole a piece of heavy machinery from a local business and drove it down the road.

On Monday night, a passerby made a report to the authorities stating that they saw a man using a piece of clothing to protect himself from injury as he scaled a barbed-wire fence surrounding a business. The caller also reportedly watched as the man made it over the barrier and into the lot.

A front loader inside the business lot was reportedly taken by the suspect, and an officer in the vicinity stated that he witnessed the suspect leaving the lot and watched as the man began driving down the street in the piece of construction equipment.

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A University of Miami professor who helped to author a book about organized crime has been accused of laundering money through Venezuela.

73-year-old Bruce Bagley is a University of Miami professor and collaborator on the book “Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime and Violence in the Americas Today,” released in 2015. He reportedly has an extensive and impressive resume revolving around the topics discussed in the book.

After investigating 17 alleged bank deposits made between 2017 and 2019, the authorities have accused Bagley of starting fake businesses so that he would have accounts in which to store money he was allegedly pilfering from deals he made in Venezuela. According to the indictment, the accounts appeared to be closed after not filing the required annual reports.

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When a man reportedly decided he would use an electric shopping cart for transportation so he would not get in trouble for driving his vehicle after consuming alcohol, he was instead charged for taking off with a store’s property.

Just after midnight on November 10, someone placed a call to the Terrebonne Parrish Sheriff’s Department to let them know that a motorized shopping cart from Walmart that was meant for disabled shoppers was parked in a bar’s lot.

A deputy dispatched to the Houma, Louisiana, watering hole where the shopping cart was allegedly seen in a parking spot with a car on each side of it.

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A suspect has been accused of taking advantage of a 75-year-old woman who survived the Camp Fire by allegedly stealing over $63,000 from the insurance money issued to cover the victim’s losses.

In 2018, the Camp Fire, one of the worst fires California has ever experienced, forced an estimated 50,000 to relocate from their residences in addition to consuming the lives of several people.

At the end of July, the authorities learned about a 75-year-old woman who had lost her home in the fire and had received a check from her insurance company to assist her with the catastrophic event. They reportedly found that a 29-year-old California resident, Brenda Rose Asbury, had allegedly found a way to extract $63,100 from the woman’s settlement money.

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An Uwchlan Township woman allegedly claimed she had cancer in a purported attempt to scam people who donated to her fundraisers out of the money they pledged to assist her.

31-year-old Jessica Smith reportedly said she was being treated for Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, and she reached out to the public using GoFundMe and Facebook in an alleged attempt to raise money.

In the fundraisers, Smith, reportedly using the name Jessica Veronica Cornell, allegedly stated that she was suffering from her treatments and that she was struggling to make ends meet due to the high cost of her medical bills.

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According to police estimates, a burglar allegedly trying to escape arrest was able

to jump a wall that exceeded the height of the world record by 4 feet.

Around 2:00 am on Sunday, a man allegedly broke into a home in Silver Spring,

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An Arizona man is suspected of stealing several cases of beer from the same market that he reportedly visited 17-times during an eight-day period late in July.

The QuikTrip Market in Mesa, Arizona, reported that they were missing an estimated $1100 worth of their beer inventory at the end of July.

When the authorities were notified about the situation and started to investigate the source of the missing alcohol, they reviewed the market’s surveillance videos from the time period in question in an attempt to track down the suspect with the purportedly sticky fingers.

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The mother of a 2-year-old child woke up and found that a stranger had allegedly broken into her home and placed her toddler in the bathtub after entering the residence without permission.

Areica Hill has a 2-year-old son and they reside in Colombus, Ohio.

Early on Wednesday morning, Hill woke up when she heard her dog barking in her home. The woman climbed out of bed and peered out of her bedroom to find out what was causing the commotion.

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When a man’s grandmother would not give him the money he asked her for he allegedly forced her down in order to take it from the underwear she was wearing at the time.

On August 30, a 63-year-old woman notified the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office to report that her 19-year-old grandson had come to her residence and robbed money from her in an aggressive manner.

The alleged victim told the authorities that when her family member, Memphis resident Jared Otte, came into her house he attempted to pressure her into giving him money. The woman said that when she denied complying, Otte shoved her onto a bed and would not allow her to get up as he lifted up the dress she had on. She reported that her grandson proceeded to aggressively take $10 that she had placed inside of her underpants.