Articles Tagged with stealing

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A man from Alabama who received a life sentence after stealing $50 from a bakery is scheduled to be released from prison after his case caught the attention of a judge.

58-year-old Alvin Kennard has been incarcerated for the past 36 years due to a conviction for first-degree robbery when he stole $50 from the Highland Bakery in Bessemer with a knife in hand.

In 1984, Alabama law included the Habitual Felony Offender Act, which determined that a fourth-time offender would be issued a lifetime sentence.

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An inebriated man who was accused of stealing meat and propane from Walmart also allegedly assaulted one of the police officers involved in his arrest.

While officers were in the loss prevention office in a Nashville Walmart after responding to a call for assistance for a separate incident, they reportedly spotted what they believed was a theft in progress.

The surveillance camera feed, which is monitored in the office, caught the eye of the authorities when they saw someone in the establishment storing merchandise inside his pants.

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A woman and her boyfriend who worked as delivery drivers for Amazon have been accused of snatching a family’s dog and trying to sell the pet on Craigslist.

On July 5, a male and female pair were delivering parcels for Amazon in a Parker County, Texas, neighborhood.

The couple came across a home where they saw a dog in the front yard and they allegedly decided to pick up the pup.

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A Florida couple has been accused of holding their purportedly adopted daughter’s hostage and subjecting them to various forms of abuse for many years.

Mirko Ceska, 58, and Regina Ceska, 55, reside on a property with a home and small farm in Crawfordville, Florida. Some of their neighbors reported that they always believed the couple was introverted by nature and lived on the land by themselves.

The Ceska’s adopted 12-year-old twin girls over 10-years ago.

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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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The mother of an 18-year-old has been charged for allegedly trying to attack her daughter with a machete during an argument regarding missing money.

49-year-old Corina D’Andrea from Jefferson County, Alabama, recently reportedly had a dispute with her teenage daughter about money that she accused the girl of stealing.

The argument reportedly escalated to the point that D’Andrea allegedly advanced upon her daughter with a machete in her hand and began to swing it in the teen’s direction. The girl was cut rather badly during the alleged assault.

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A woman accused of stealing a man’s high-end watches reportedly tried to conceal them inside of her body before she was apprehended by the authorities.

A pair who met and spent time together inside of a nightclub in Miami Beach allegedly decided to leave the establishment and have a nightcap in the man’s nearby hotel room.

It was reported that the two had drinks together in the man’s room at the Clarion Suites into early morning hours. When the man excused himself to use the restroom, he returned to find that a Crown Royal bag he had that contained five watches worth just over $100,000 was not where he had left it.

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A father and his girlfriend have been accused of child abuse and kidnapping after it was discovered that the couple had allegedly been forcing the man’s son into a locked space underneath the staircase for hours at a time over a suspected period of two to three months.

30-year-old Alex Craig Shadlow, and his 39-year-old girlfriend, Traci Lynn Tyler, share a home in Ackley, Iowa, along with Shadlow’s 8-year-old son.

During the summer in 2017, Shadlow and Tyler were reported to the police when their neighbors saw that they had placed the child inside of a tent to sleep for the night in the backyard during a lightning storm with heavy rain. The officer who investigated the claim made by the neighbor reported the incident to the Iowa Department of Human Services.

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At a Georgia Walmart on the 4th of July, a minivan carrying a man, a woman, and four female children was seen on surveillance as the children allegedly helped the adults illegally take car batteries from the business and put them into the vehicle.

After the discovery that the store appeared to be missing several car batteries, and while investigating the cause of the loss on their security video footage, a minivan with six individuals was seen parked near one of the inventory storage areas located on the outside of the building.

Four little girls, the youngest suspected as being 5 or 6-years-old, were reportedly shown removing the batteries from the secured storage place after the adult woman accompanying them allegedly smashed the lock off using what was appeared to be a hammer. Both of the adults also purportedly took part in packing the batteries into the vehicle.

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A woman was taken into custody on allegations that she stole the identities of at least two of the elderly patients for whom she provided in-home health care, and used the information for her personal financial gain.

Aujana Johnson-Payne works for an agency in Orange County where she is sent on live-in assignments to clients’ homes, and she supplies them with meeting their healthcare needs. Many of the patients are senior citizens who live with debilitating symptoms after suffering strokes, developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other serious afflictions.

Johnson-Payne has been accused of abusing her position with two elderly patients in her care when at some point during her employment she reportedly stole their credit card or debit card information and assumed their identities to make purchases for herself.