Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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A tourist riding in a taxi cab has been accused of using a gun while robbing the driver of her personal items and money.

30-year-old Houston resident John Cleveland, who was reportedly visiting Florida on vacation, ordered a cab to pick him up from the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon around 2:00 am on October 4.

Isabel Samanez, the cab driver, arrived to retrieve Cleveland from the hotel to take him to Hallandale Beach as per his request, and she reported that nothing seemed out-of-sorts during the ride.

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When a fraternity house was burglarized on Sunday, the woman that is suspected of entering the home and taking valuables from a bedroom has also been accused of leaving feces at the scene.

Members of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Oklahoma City University were hanging out in their yard when they reportedly noticed an unfamiliar woman walking by.

Around 30 minutes later, one of the occupants went inside the house and allegedly encountered a woman in his bedroom who had her pants pulled down and was in the middle of defecating.

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After thousands of dollars reportedly went missing from the accounts of more than one Girl Scout troop and the Beverly Hills Cancer Center, the person they suspect is responsible for the illegal misappropriation of the funds is now facing criminal charges for the allegations.

Around 15 months ago, a new employee working in accounting for the Girl Scouts found that some of the financial records appeared suspicious. The claim was reported to the authorities and an investigation was opened inspecting the activity of the woman who served as treasurer for several Girl Scout troops over the span of two decades.

During the investigation, it was allegedly discovered that the suspect, 52-year-old Patricia Cascione, had reportedly stolen over $58,000 from the Girl Scouts accounts within the last five years.

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An Ohio grocery store reported that they have suffered a loss of over $9,000 due to one of their long-term employees eating slices of lunchmeat during her shifts without paying for the food.

The management of loss prevention at the Giant Eagle grocery store chain located in Bolivar, Ohio, received information alleging that one of the employees of the market had been eating up to five slices per shift of cold cuts from the deli counter without paying for the items in the five or more years that she worked for the company.

The amount of missing product, which were reported as mostly ham and some salami, was estimated to hold a total of $9200. The suspected theft was reported to the authorities, and an officer with the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office took the statement from the manager by telephone.

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The authorities have arrested a suspect that they believe used the printer at a library to create counterfeit money, and allege that it was crafted with the intention of selling on the internet.

When a landlady in New Port Richie was allegedly approached by one of her tenants, she claimed he told her that he used the printer at the New Port Richie Public Library to create fake money for the heck of it, and she purported that he had given her a couple of the counterfeit $5 bills. She additionally reported that she saw several sheets of paper on the man’s bedroom floor with printing that resembled legal tender.

The woman told her tenant that she would be notifying the police and he reportedly rushed to gather the alleged evidence and left the premises.

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An Irvine man has been accused of entering two hospitals on several different occasions over a six-week period where he allegedly pretended that he was a physician.

Starting at the end of April and extending to the beginning of May, the University of California Irvine Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County reported that a man had entered their facilities and claimed that he was a doctor working on the premises eight times, and had issued a diagnosis to a patient at the university on one occasion.

The man allegedly told the university that he was a doctor but that he had misplaced his identification badge. The suspect also reportedly asked them to call the Children’s Hospital, with whom they are affiliated, in order to vouch for him and grant him access to their facility as well.

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After he met women online and asked them out on expensive dinner dates a Los Angeles man is accused of making up excuses to leave the table near the end of the meal to avoid paying the check.

Over nearly a two-year span of time beginning in May 2016, 45-year-old Paul Guadalupe Gonzales reportedly made the acquaintance of at least ten women through online dating sites such as Plenty of Fish.

Gonzales allegedly began talking to each woman online and as he got to know each of them he eventually arranged dates to meet in person. He asked them to accompany him to upscale restaurants for their dinners together and it was reported by some of the women he went out with that he was charismatic and engaging company during the course of their meals and interactions with him.

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A woman is facing charges after accusations that she enticed three men she had met in New York nightclubs and kissed them with a substance in her mouth leaving them unconscious while she allegedly stole over $100,000 of goods from them collectively.

After three reported jewelry robberies took place over the past year with the alleged victims being men who were visiting nightclubs, the authorities have identified 22-year-old Ocsetta Tinsley as the alleged perpetrator of the thefts.

In August 2017, Tinsley reportedly made the acquaintance of a 44-year-old man when she was the patron of the same New York nightclub he was in. When the man invited her back to his apartment she allegedly took jewelry valued at nearly $80,000 from his home without his consent.

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On Wednesday, a Wisconsin Walgreens had been the target of a failed attempted armed robbery and the alleged suspect was seen throwing his gun onto the roof of a store while the police were chasing him.

In Milwaukee on the morning of August 22, a person with their face obscured by a skull cap who was toting a 9mm handgun reportedly attempted to rob a Walgreens pharmacy after noticing that the cash register was left unattended. The suspect was spotted by one of the people working in the store who reported that they saw him near the register and then watched him run out of the building.

A passerby saw the suspect exit the store and trailed him while using a cell phone to capture him on video. When the person that was recording saw a police car driving past he got their attention and showed them the video to try to assist them in locating the suspect who had allegedly attempted the robbery.

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When a stranger entered a family home through an unlocked door early on Wednesday morning the 11-year-old boy who lives there approached him causing the man to leave the premises.

Just after midnight on August 22, 11-year-old Nathan Markos was watching television while his parents were asleep, and he heard some strange noises coming from the kitchen of their house.

The boy reportedly heard the sound of the refrigerator door opening and went into the kitchen to investigate. He saw a man standing in front of the opened door of the fridge and the man standing there allegedly asked him if it was alright if he helped himself to some beverages.