Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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When a woman believed she was being pursued by zombies, she took cover inside a delivery truck and allegedly tried to take the vehicle in an attempt to escape the undead predators.

A driver employed by Sparkletts was making his deliveries on Tuesday when he left his truck for a moment to drop off some water bottles at an Oklahoma Walmart store.

While collecting the store’s order off the truck, the driver said that he heard what sounded like the door of the vehicle slamming shut. Upon inspection of the sound, he said that a woman was inside of the vehicle, which reportedly also contained the keys and his phone. The woman had already proceeded to lock herself in the cab before he could prevent it.

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A Florida man who just bought an island for $8 million was charged for allegedly stealing $300 from a local Kmart by returning recent purchases without the original items in the packing.

59-year-old Andrew Lippi is the proprietor of the resort that was used as the dwelling for the cast of The Real World season 17.

Two weeks ago, Lippi additionally became the new owner of Thompson Island, a five-acre private isle off the coast of the Florida Keys. Lippi reportedly bought the island as a home for his sizeable family to reside. The closing deal for his purchase of the island was reported as taking place on March 28.

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On Wednesday night around 11:00 pm, an Altoona, Pennsylvania, resident secured his home and turned in for the evening.

When he woke up on Thursday morning he said that he saw that one of the doors to his house was ajar.

He entered into the kitchen and he reportedly happened upon a man who was asleep on his kitchen floor. Though the alleged intruder’s presence alone left the resident baffled, the additional discovery that the uninvited guest was surrounded by shredded up sanitary napkins caused further bewilderment.

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Three women who run Los Angeles County stores are the main focus of an investigation that led to charges against 17 people who allegedly took part in the misuse of food stamp benefits.

Maria Teresa Ramirez, 37, her 54-year-old mother Maria Magdalena Salgado, and 37-year-old Yessica Raquel Garay each reportedly run different locations of three convenience stores owned by the mother and daughter.

Over a 6-year period beginning in 2011, the three women allegedly afforded some of their customers with cards containing SNAP funds the ability get cash instead of food if they agreed to give some of the money obtained to the store as a fee for the service.

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A West Virginia non-profit organization that provides assistance to youth and families in struggling communities have accused a former employee of stealing over $60,000 from their funds.

In January, the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, an organization that assists the residents of the state with ways to become involved in strengthening their families and neighborhoods, reportedly noticed $63,000 had gone missing from their funds.

As they tried to find the source of the loss the coalition believed that they had reason to suspect one of their employees as the responsible party.

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A well-to-do South Carolina man has accused a woman that he believed he was dating for the last decade of exploiting his emotions in order to extort $500,000 from him.

75-year-old Diarmuid Hogan was visiting New York City in 2009 when he met a 23-year-old woman who was employed as a model. The two hit it off and began to talk when the young lady allegedly disclosed that she was in financial trouble.

The woman, Jacqueline Frances Moore, reportedly insinuated that she was open to having a physical relationship with Hogan, and he decided to extend financial assistance for her needs.

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A fan’s phone lost in a match against MMA fighter Connor McGregor when he tried to take a picture of the star who allegedly responded by destroying the electronic device.

The 30-year-old former UFC champion in both the featherweight and lightweight divisions was recently on vacation in Miami Beach with his family when he spent some time at a nightclub inside of a hotel.

As McGregor left the establishment when they closed at 5:00 am, he reportedly came into contact with a fan who decided to grab his cell phone and take a picture of the celebrity athlete.

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An ex-actor who co-starred in a Jack Black movie when he was a teenager was recently accused of four incidents where musical instruments were taken from stores and pawned for cash.

At the end of January, a North Florida music store called in to report the theft of an $800 Les Paul electric guitar and issued a description of the suspect and the serial number of the instrument to the authorities.

In February, the police department was furnished information from the County Sheriff’s Office informing them that about 90 minutes after the alleged theft a pawn shop had purchased a guitar with the same serial number as the Les Paul that was reported stolen.

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The CEO of a Nevada electric company has been accused of billing the organization $75,000 for home improvements that she hired contractors to make on her land.

The Valley Electric Association in Pahrump, Nevada, has recently been the focus of the authorities regarding suspicions that the origin of a 9% rate hike for utilities was imposed as a result of shady financial dealings involving the former CEO.

The company, which provides service to customers in a 6,800 square mile radius, had reportedly given their clients the impression that the rates would remain the same, but then informed them of the unexpected increase after the former CEO resigned in May.

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When the police were searching for the perpetrator of a robbery at a skateboard shop, the suspect was tracked by following drops of blood that left a trail to the purported thief’s whereabouts.

On Saturday morning, police were in the process of following up on an alert that the Stix Ride Shop in the Pomona Valley had been broken into.

When they arrived at the establishment the authorities reported that there was broken glass from what appeared to have come from the storefront window, which had been smashed and destroyed.