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Two Florida men were taken into custody and charged after allegedly stealing over 7,000 pounds (about the weight of an elephant) of used cooking oil from a restaurant.

According to the authorities, there has been a recent influx of thefts of used cooking oil around the United States. Cooking oil is considered a valuable commodity since it can be used to make many items, such as biodiesel and personal care products.

Just after 3:00 AM on October 6, a deputy from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol when they reportedly saw suspicious activity in the back of Woody’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in Palm Coast.

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A Florida man reportedly used the land and the bay to try to get away from the authorities chasing him after he allegedly robbed a woman. 

Around 8:00 AM on October 1, a woman was in the parking lot of a hotel in Westshore when she was reportedly approached by a man she did not know. 

The man allegedly stole her wallet from her and ran away. It was reported that the suspect was seen by several people who were witnesses to the incident. They reportedly watched as he sprinted toward Cypress Pointe Beach. 

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A Houston man is facing charges after he allegedly stole an ambulance from a hospital and smashed into several cars at two fast food restaurants. 

On the evening of July 31, it was reported that a Houston Fire Department ambulance that was parked outside of the West Houston Medical Center hospital was stolen. 

According to reports, the alleged thief drove down the road to a fast food restaurant and slammed into three cars parked in the parking lot. 

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A Florida Man is facing several charges after being accused of stealing and selling a minimum of 125 cemetery vases so he could spend the money on fentanyl. 

31-year-old Douglas Deck Jr. lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

On July 21, a scrap metal yard in St. Petersburg notified the authorities about someone they identified as Deck Jr. that had visited their establishment on July 12, 13, 14, and 19 with bronze vases for sale. The vases are used for holding flowers and offerings at gravesites, but the man was reportedly selling them as scrap metal. 

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A man accused of stealing nearly 5,000 pounds of copper wire from Interstate lights was apprehended when he went into a recycling center while the police were on the premises investigating the same crime. 

31-year-old Clarence Wayne Giles lives in the Charleston area of West Virginia. 

According to the authorities, in March, someone began to steal copper wire from several light poles on Interstates 64 and 77. Due to the missing wires, portions of the roads were dark, causing a potential hazard to the drivers. 

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A man who worked at Nordstrom allegedly stole approximately $500,000 in merchandise from his job, and his ex-wife reportedly sold the goods for profit on eBay. 

47-year-old Denis Palamarchuk and 48-year-old Tatyana Alysheva used to be married. The now ex-couple also worked together at the Minnetonka Nordstrom in Ridgedale Center. 

Last month, employees from Nordstrom Asset Protection became aware that high-end merchandise had been going missing from the outgoing shipments area of the loading dock. 

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An unhoused man in Abilene allegedly stole an airport vehicle and forced the police on a low-speed chase resulting in his arrest. 

40-year-old Joseph Lee Dosson resides in the Abilene area, and he is currently without permanent housing. 

Around 4:00 am on May 12, a 2008 Isuzu NPR refueling truck was reportedly stolen from the Abilene Regional Airport. The truck was involved in a hit-and-run with another vehicle.  

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An elementary school worker in Georgia has been arrested for allegations of stealing pills from the campus health clinic where the students’ medications are stored.  

33-year-old Shandel Davies is employed at Dewar Elementary School in Valdosta, Georgia. 

Since some of the children that attend the school rely on medications during the school day, the Lowndes County School District has a system in place for safely storing and dispensing the doses. 

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A woman who was allegedly driving under the influence reportedly stole a patrol car while in handcuffs and forced the police to chase her. 

On the night of April 25, 27-year-old Jennifer Karol Cunningham of White Bluff was driving in Dixon County when officers saw her and got the impression that she was driving under the influence. 

When they tried to perform a traffic stop, Cunningham reportedly tried to drive away. The woman only allegedly halted when her vehicle became inoperable. 

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A Florida woman clothed in a hospital gown allegedly stole a vehicle and caused several accidents before breaking into a house. 

24-year-old Darryell Washington resides in Fort Myers. 

Early in the morning on March 5, Washington was reportedly at Lee Memorial Hospital, but the reason for her visit has not been disclosed at this time. 

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