Articles Posted in Theft Crimes

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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.

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A Texas man has been accused of robbing a bank in order to pay for the costs associated with his wedding, including his bride-to-be’s ring.

After getting engaged early in the summer, 30-year-old Heath Edward Bumpus and his fiancée were reportedly planning to wed on Saturday, October 5, and they intended to hold their reception at the Cochino Lodge in Houston.

On Friday, around 11:30 am, Bumpus allegedly showed up at the Citizens State Bank in Groveton and calmly went inside using the entrance at the back of the building.

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Portland Police found a suspect they purport is responsible for burglarizing more than one food cart in the area, and they believe that he used a drone to help him illegally enter the establishments.

On October 1, in Northeast Portland, two vendors at the Piedmont Station Food Carts, Hapa Howie’s and PDX Dönerländ, were allegedly victims of break-ins involving the theft of valuables and money from inside their food pods.

Some of the items the establishments reported stolen were computer equipment, cash, audio electronics, cooking utensils, and business checks.

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A man who was employed with the Utah Transit Authority has been accused of spending the past few years accumulating over $450,000 by sneaking fares from the collection boxes.

On September 10, a person notified the authorities when they thought his neighbor’s behavior seemed suspicious. The caller claimed they spotted what they believed was the man transferring buckets full of change into the garage of his home more than once. The neighbor also reported that he watched as the man took the buckets to Walmart and used a machine to cash the coins in for bills. When asking a regular employee of the Walmart if they knew what the situation with the man and the change machine was, it was reported that the worker believed the man owned an arcade as he made a habit of turning in coins at their store.

The suspect in question was identified as Taylorsville resident David Leroy Healy, a 54-year-old man who has worked for the Utah Transit Authority for close to two decades. Healy, who has done several jobs at UTA, was reported as most recently holding a position as a technician who maintained the equipment used for fare collection.

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A woman who was seen riding a bicycle down the highway while topless has been accused of stealing from a clothing store near the location that she was apprehended.

On September 19, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a possible theft that had taken place at the Surfside Outfitters clothing and souvenir store in Ft. Walton Beach.

An employee said that a woman had come into the establishment and put on a pair of flip flop sandals that were on display for $19.99. She then allegedly took another piece of merchandise and put it inside of the bag she was carrying before she left the store without paying for the items. It was reported that the alleged thief had been using a bicycle as her mode of transportation.

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A man in Oregon was arrested for allegedly robbing several bottle drops in different locations across the state in order to purportedly spend the money on a Hummer and trips to the casino.

On September 5, a man was arrested and accused of a series of robberies of recycling bottle drop machines that the authorities believe began about 5 months ago.

The suspect, 34-year-old Brett McQuiston, was reportedly identified around midnight after being seen by a security guard patrolling a Beaverton bottle drop facility just outside of Portland. The security guard reported that someone wearing a ski mask, purportedly to hide their appearance, was holding a crowbar and acting suspiciously near the machine.

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The manager of a Dollar General in Georgia has been accused of setting the location on fire while shoppers were inside in an alleged effort to hide her theft of money from the store.

On the morning of August 17, the Dollar General in Douglas, Georgia, suffered from a blaze that consumed an estimated $700,000 in internal and external damages. The fire reportedly broke out while customers were inside of the store.

While the authorities investigated the circumstances surrounding the fire they discovered that it was started in two different locations inside of the building.

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Two men are facing criminal charges after they complained to a McDonald’s employee that their hamburgers were not warm enough, and allegedly proceeded to wave around guns, one of which was believed to be stolen.

Early in the morning on Monday, 20-year old Jordon Dunn went to pick up his friend Jawan Davis.

When he retrieved his buddy the pair reportedly headed to a Palm Coast, Florida, McDonald’s nearby.

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A married couple has been accused of treating money they discovered in their bank account as a windfall by spending it before contacting the financial institution to find out where the hefty sum came from.

On May 31, Montoursville couple Robert and Tiffany Williams reportedly noticed an inexplicably large balance totaling $120,000 above the $1,100 they actually had in their account at the BB&T Bank.

Though they allegedly knew that the money wasn’t theirs the Williams’ reportedly spent nearly three-weeks following the financial anomaly indulging in purchases including but not limited to an SUV, two ATV’s, and a car trailer. Bills were paid, and friends with money trouble were awarded $15,000 by the couple, purportedly using the funding found in the account.

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A New York delivery driver allegedly stole $90,000 worth of luxury baked goods and sold them to unauthorized resellers at a lower-than-list-price on the black market.

32-year-old David Lliviganay started working as a delivery driver for the Lady M Confections headquarters in Long Island in 2017.

According to the Lady M Confections website, their signature crepe cakes “feature(s) no less than twenty paper-thin handmade crêpes layered with ethereal light pastry cream,” and they are priced at $90 each.