Articles Tagged with theft

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While his grandmother’s funeral was taking place a man allegedly broke into his grandfather’s residence and took guns without permission.

26-year-old Cameron Michael Reine’s grandmother passed away recently and her funeral was held last Thursday.

While the rest of his family paid their final respects to his grandmother, Reine allegedly used the time as a chance to break in and steal from their Evansville home while his grandfather was at the service.

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A Massachusetts palm reader has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a mother after the self-proclaimed psychic offered to rescue her daughter’s soul from demon possession.

37-year-old Tracey Milanovich was running a business in Somerset called Tracy’s Psychic Palm Reader, where the woman sold her services as a psychic and spiritual healer to her clients.

When the mother of a 10-year-old girl came to Milanovich for assistance, the palm reader allegedly informed the woman that her child was possessed, and “dead in God’s eyes.”

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A North Carolina Wells Fargo employee has been accused of stealing $90,000 from the financial institution after he was found posting images of himself on social media with large stacks of cash.

At the end of last April, 29-year-old Arlando Henderson accepted a job offer to work inside the cash vault at a Charlotte, North Carolina, branch of Wells Fargo bank.

A couple of months after Henderson started his new position, the man allegedly started swiping money that came from deposits made by customers of the bank.

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Two women were nabbed while allegedly attempting to leave a Walmart store with stolen merchandise while the store was filled with law enforcement agents and families during the annual “Shop With a Cop” event.

Shop With a Cop, a nationally recognized effort supported by donations, tries to help families with children who have been victims of crimes or are suffering from financial hardships. Some of their outreach is meant to facilitate a trusting relationship between children and law enforcement in cases where children have had interactions with police during criminal situations. The children and their families meet at Walmart and law enforcement agents take children through the store filling baskets with toys and goodies they desire for the holiday season.

On the morning of December 10 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, local families were gathered with their children at Walmart so they could take part in the “Shop With a Cop” event.

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A Florida man is suspected of nearly causing a vehicle to crash after he allegedly stole a piece of heavy machinery from a local business and drove it down the road.

On Monday night, a passerby made a report to the authorities stating that they saw a man using a piece of clothing to protect himself from injury as he scaled a barbed-wire fence surrounding a business. The caller also reportedly watched as the man made it over the barrier and into the lot.

A front loader inside the business lot was reportedly taken by the suspect, and an officer in the vicinity stated that he witnessed the suspect leaving the lot and watched as the man began driving down the street in the piece of construction equipment.

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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.

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An Arizona man is suspected of stealing several cases of beer from the same market that he reportedly visited 17-times during an eight-day period late in July.

The QuikTrip Market in Mesa, Arizona, reported that they were missing an estimated $1100 worth of their beer inventory at the end of July.

When the authorities were notified about the situation and started to investigate the source of the missing alcohol, they reviewed the market’s surveillance videos from the time period in question in an attempt to track down the suspect with the purportedly sticky fingers.

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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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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.