Articles Tagged with stolen property

Published on:

Eight people in Florida have been accused of operating a racketeering ring and taking nearly $85,000 worth of baby formula and assorted items for purported resale on the black market.

Beginning in August 2019, Florida locations of Walmart, Publix, and Southeastern Grocers (Winn-Dixie) in 18 counties reported that they were being targeted by thieves who were taking mostly baby products, such as diapers, formula, and baby food. Energy drinks were also reported in some of the product losses from the stores.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Organized Retail Crime Detectives worked alongside state agencies. They opened an investigation into the reported recurring thefts, which allegedly continued throughout 2020.

Published on:

A California man out on bail from charges stemming from a November drug-related arrest was taken into custody this week for suspicion of more illegal drug activity.

43-year-old Dale “Davey” Baldridge lives in Eureka, California.

On November 24, Baldridge was with two people in the driveway of a residence, and the trio was allegedly openly carrying guns.

Published on:

A man from Boston is facing charges after he was accused of setting a ballot box containing more than 100 ballots on fire.

Around 4:00 am on October 25 in Copley Square, it was reported that a ballot box in front of the Boston Public Library was set on fire.

Upon using water to douse the flames, 87 of the 122 ballots inside of the box were still able to be processed, but 35 were destroyed.

Published on:

A Florida woman was accused of trying to sell stolen jewelry to several establishments, including a ring reportedly brought back to the jewelry store from which it had allegedly been stolen.

47-year-old Alice Laverne Henry lives in Lake Wales, Florida.

On the morning of September 28, Henry reportedly went to Griner’s Jewelry Store in Winter Haven with a ring in hand and reportedly tried to sell the piece of jewelry to the shop.

Published on:

One of three teenagers was arrested after the trio was accused of stealing and causing a wreck in a Meals on Wheels delivery vehicle while the driver was delivering a meal to a client.

63-year-old Balroop Primal is a delivery driver for Meals on Wheels in Queens, New York. He drops off food to the clients 6-days a week using a vehicle provided by the company.

Last Wednesday, Primal was in the middle of delivering breakfast around 9:15 am. The man, who said he had regularly done the same thing on many occasions, left the vehicle running with the keys inside and thought that he locked it before he brought the meal to the client.

Published on:

An Uwchlan Township woman allegedly claimed she had cancer in a purported attempt to scam people who donated to her fundraisers out of the money they pledged to assist her.

31-year-old Jessica Smith reportedly said she was being treated for Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, and she reached out to the public using GoFundMe and Facebook in an alleged attempt to raise money.

In the fundraisers, Smith, reportedly using the name Jessica Veronica Cornell, allegedly stated that she was suffering from her treatments and that she was struggling to make ends meet due to the high cost of her medical bills.

Published on:

After a woman reported that her debit card had been stolen from her purse the authorities arrested a suspect who was reportedly set up by the actual alleged perpetrator of the theft.

On August 5, Joei Thompson was hanging out at the Chestnut St. Inn in Butler, PA.

When Thompson decided to call it a night around 1:00 am, she reportedly offered a man who was visiting the same establishment a ride home as she left the bar.

Published on:

A man who used to work for Disney World in Orlando is facing felony charges for allegations that he stole and then sold thousands of dollars in costumes and props from the park during the time that he worked there.

Last August, an animatronic from the Epcot area of Disney World valued at $7,000 went missing and an investigation into the theft was opened.

In November, 24-year-old Patrick Allen Spikes, a park employee at the time, was one of the suspects questioned about the incident. When speaking with the authorities Spikes said he did not steal anything from the theme park. He was still taken into custody for resisting arrest based on allegations that he had been uncooperative and argumentative when speaking with law enforcement, but the charges were dropped shortly afterward.

Published on:

When a woman believed she was being pursued by zombies, she took cover inside a delivery truck and allegedly tried to take the vehicle in an attempt to escape the undead predators.

A driver employed by Sparkletts was making his deliveries on Tuesday when he left his truck for a moment to drop off some water bottles at an Oklahoma Walmart store.

While collecting the store’s order off the truck, the driver said that he heard what sounded like the door of the vehicle slamming shut. Upon inspection of the sound, he said that a woman was inside of the vehicle, which reportedly also contained the keys and his phone. The woman had already proceeded to lock herself in the cab before he could prevent it.

Contact Information