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A woman riding as the passenger in a car that had been pulled over reportedly gave quite a bit of assistance to the authorities by offering them the information that she had drugs in her handbag.

Around 2:00 am on September 19, 59-year-old Jacqueline Hubbard from Pete Beach, Florida, was the passenger of a traveling car, allegedly riding without her seatbelt affixed when the driver of the vehicle was pulled over by a Largo Police Department officer.

When the officer approached the car and spoke with Hubbard, who had a purse hanging from her neck, she was allegedly asked if she was carrying any drugs. The woman was reported as immediately copping to having crack cocaine stored in what she referred to as her “felony purse,” according to the affidavit.

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On August 18, a woman allegedly approached an Uber driver and tore his flesh with her teeth after destroying part of his vehicle.

Uber driver Yasser Hadi picked up a passenger in his Toyota Prius and went to the requested destination in the Westside area of Atlanta.

After his fare got out of the car Hadi reported that a woman ran up to him and began behaving in a wild manner.

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A man from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, is facing charges after he allegedly stole a woman’s purse out of her car at a gas station, and later tried to use the victim’s credit card to pay his food bill at the restaurant where she worked.

On Sunday, June 17, Flora Lunsford was at a United Filling Station and went inside of the convenience store. She had left her purse unattended and locked in her vehicle. When she returned to her car she noticed that someone had forced the door open and that her handbag and its contents, including her identification and credit cards, was no longer inside.

When the authorities were investigating the robbery they reviewed the video taken from the surveillance camera at the gas station. The footage reportedly showed a car parked in front of the gas pumps that was there before Lunsford had arrived.

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When police allegedly discovered a woman’s purse contained cocaine she told them that she suspected the wind had blown it into her bag.

On March 21 around 10:15 p.m. Port St. Lucie resident Kennecia Posey and three of her friends were riding together in a vehicle. Officer Samuel Pierce of the Fort Pierce Police Department and two fellow officers were on a routine patrol in the vicinity of the car and reportedly spotted automobile weaving in and out of the lane in which it was traveling.

Officer Pierce performed a traffic stop on the Toyota in order to assess the situation. As he advanced upon the vehicle Pierce allegedly detected a potent odor of marijuana coming from inside. Posey and her three companions were asked to exit the car and a search was performed.

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On Thursday a woman was taken into custody and charged for an incident that occurred on February 8 in Irvine, when a woman walking toward a store had her purse snatched.

Approximately one week ago in the evening a woman parked her car in the lot of Bath and Body Works and walked through the parking lot toward the entrance of the store. Before she was able to make it to the door someone advanced upon her from behind and tried to grab the purse off of her shoulder.

The victim fought to keep her belongings and wrestled with the perpetrator until she fell to the ground. She reported that the woman stealing her purse then began kicking her in the forehead and upper body before taking the bag and driving away in a black sedan.

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A 42-year-old man has been arrested after being identified as the possible perpetrator of stealing personal property from inside of classrooms at three different Orange County schools.

On January 11, a teacher at Irvine Baptist Church noticed that her wallet was missing from her purse, which she had left inside of an unoccupied classroom. She reported that her wallet contained money, her driver’s license, and a bank card.

The culprit’s image was seen when a review of the church surveillance video showed a man entering the classroom and shuffling through the woman’s bag before taking her wallet and exiting the room. The offender’s car, a white Chevy Malibu, was also seen in video footage from a parking lot camera.

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On Saturday night a teenager reported to authorities that he was robbed at gunpoint when an interested purchaser showed up at his home to pick up and pay for a purse he had listed for sale through an online application.

The 16-year-old boy created a listing on a third party online sales application known as “Let Go” in an attempt to find a buyer for a Louis Vuitton designer purse. He priced the bag at $300, though its actual worth was approximately $20 as it was an imitation of the original.

Soon after posting it the teen was contacted by a man interested in the handbag. After haggling on the asking price the prospective buyer and the boy agreed on $250 and the two made arrangements to carry out the transaction. They decided that the man would come to the boy’s home to pay for and pick up the purse.

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A Paramount man was convicted, on October 31, of four counts of second degree robbery and one count of attempted second degree robbery after he followed home customers from local casinos and robbed them.

According to Deputy District Attorney Brian Kang, Dominick Roberson followed home and robbed three women from the Hawaiian Gardens casino. A 50 year old woman from Long beach was robbed of $1000 in cash and her purse. A 41 year old woman of Westminster was robbed of $3100 in cash and her purse. And a 51 year old woman of La Puente was robbed of $2000. He also followed home a man from the same casino, confronting him in his driveway, but the man was able to get away.

Roberson reportedly also followed another woman from the Hollywood park casino to her home in Torrance, robbing her of at least $6000 in cash.