Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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The police have arrested a suspect that they believe is responsible for stealing packages off of the front doorstep of a home, and one of the packages reportedly contained medical testing supplies to help in locating a kidney donor for a woman in need of a transplant.

A woman who was told that she was suffering from a medical condition that would require a kidney transplant was in the process of learning if one of her cousins might be a match for the surgical procedure.

The testing supplies needed in order to determine if the woman’s cousin was a viable option for the donation were sent to the man’s Green Township home, where the package was left on the front porch between the screen and entry door.

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When the authorities believed that they spotted a man in the act of trying to steal gasoline they detained the suspect and he is being charged for the accusation.

On Wednesday, an agent with the Brevard County Sherriff’s Office’s Economic Crimes Unit was at a gas station when he saw a man that he felt was spending an unusually long amount of time while using a gas pump. The agent additionally posited that the man was intentionally trying to stay out of sight, and thought that he might have a large tank to store the gasoline he was pumping.

The driver, identified as Esmerido Osori, left the filling station and he was pulled over for an alleged traffic violation.

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The authorities have arrested a suspect who they allege was part of an identity theft ploy. They believe that the accused used the information, which was taken from an elderly man, to make over $50,000 in purchases.

The caregiver of an 80-year-old man who has dementia reportedly got a couple of bills in the mail in the name of the man for whom she works stating that he owed a dental clinic several thousands of dollars for work that he never had done.

After an investigation into the claims was opened, it was reportedly discovered that someone had used the victim’s personal information at the Friedman Dental Group to open a credit account. The person then had over $41,000 in dental procedures done, including a new set of implants to replace the teeth that had rotted in his mouth.

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After allegations that they participated in a voter fraud scheme, nine people are being accused of enticing homeless people with goods in order to get them to falsify signatures.

When suspicions regarding fraudulent signature collection on petitions containing ballot measures and voter registration cards during the 2016 and 2018 elections from people on Skid Row in Los Angeles came to light, an investigation was started earlier this year.

The Los Angeles Police Department used video surveillance and undercover agents and learned that people collecting signatures for ballots and voter registration were using money, food, and cigarettes to convince inhabitants of skid row to sign names that they were instructed to write on the official forms. The names were allegedly downloaded and collected off of the internet by the suspects.

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A woman in West Palm Beach who was being apprehended for shoplifting accused a deputy of raping her during her transport for booking, and she is now facing charges due to the belief that she lied about the sexual assault.

In January, Marley Barberian was accused of shoplifting nearly $70 in merchandise from a Target store.

After two deputies responded, and as Barberian was being removed from the premised, she reportedly slapped the male deputy and he placed her on the ground to affix handcuffs so she could be taken to the county jail.

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A 9-year-old child went to school with more than $2000 in his possession and when his mom arrived to pick up the cash almost half of it was allegedly missing.

A mentally handicapped boy reportedly showed up for school for the day and he was allegedly holding $2100 in cash that he took from his parents.

After the teachers at the elementary school found out that the boy had the money they confiscated and counted it, and then allegedly secured it inside of the principal’s office until the child’s mother was able to come in and pick it up.

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An 11-year-old boy is facing legal consequences after he was accused of stealing his mother’s vehicle and leading the police on a high-speed chase because he was allegedly unhappy with his punishment after a dispute with her.

On the evening of October 4, Amber Eckert and her son reportedly got into a fight resulting in her taking possession of his Playstation gaming system. He was then sent to bed, and his mother turned in for the night as well.

After a little while, Eckert’s boyfriend woke her up and told her that it appeared that her car was missing, and he suspected that her son had taken it out on the road.

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Three people have been accused of allegedly accepting money from donors after claiming they were family members of a little girl with cancer, and it was discovered that they allegedly have no relation to the child or the fundraising efforts for her recovery.

The family of a 6-year-old girl named Kaylee who was diagnosed with a type of cancer called Wilms’ tumor, which mostly affects youngsters and is found in the kidneys, started a fundraiser in hopes of gaining financial support for their daughter’s medical needs. A campaign that they dubbed “Kicking it with Kaylee” was created by the child’s relatives to raise awareness of their cause.

People in Syracuse, New York, and some surrounding neighborhoods reported that they were visited at their homes by three people who said they were Kaylee’s family members that presented a picture of the child when asking for donations. It is believed that the photo was taken from an online news site and being used to help convince people that they were legitimate proponents for the cause, and donators allegedly gave hundreds of dollars in support.

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The father of an infant is facing charges after he was pulled over and police found his daughter on the floor of the car and placed on top of a gun.

The authorities received a report from someone that was concerned because they said they believed that a man was in the midst of taking a drive with a baby on his lap.

Police responded and pulled over a vehicle matching what was described by the caller after they located it driving down a highway.

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A woman who is suspected of shoplifting from an Arkansas Walmart while wearing a cow costume allegedly used an appendage on the suit to make an unkind comment to a responding officer.

A security camera inside of a Walmart in Pine Bluff reportedly recorded a woman dressed in a cow costume while in the act of trying to steal Flonase allergy medicine by concealing it in her jacket pocket.

After the suspect and a person that she was shopping in the store with were seen going through the self-checkout they were stopped by the authorities as they were leaving the building.