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German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate

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German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate

- BERLIN (AP) — Police say a semi-trailer full of chocolate has been stolen in a small central German town and are calling on witnesses who may have seen the sweet-toothed thieves. Police spokesman Martin Ahlich said Tuesday the cooled truck trailer contained 20 metric tons (22 tons) of chocolate including Kinder Surprise eggs, Nutella hazelnut-chocolate cream and Valparaiso chocolate fruit pearls
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Golf cart thieves strike Shiloh course - for the 4th time in 6 months

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Golf cart thieves strike Shiloh course - for the 4th time in 6 months

- SHILOH • A $1,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of multiple golf carts from Yorktown Golf Course. Shiloh police were called about 6:55 a.m. Saturday to the golf course at 300 Goalby Drive for the overnight theft of multiple golf carts, according to a police Facebook post on Thursday. Golf carts were also stolen that same night from the Clinton Hills Golf Course in Swansea
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Former Mrs. America convicted of felony theft in Macy’s clothing scheme

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Former Mrs. America convicted of felony theft in Macy’s clothing scheme

- A former Mrs. America was convicted of felony theft for switching price tags on clothes at a Macy’s department store in Southdale, Minnesota. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, a jury found Jennifer Susan Kline guilty of a single felony count of theft by swindle Tuesday evening after a seven-day trial. The jury determined that the amount of the theft was more than $1,000 but less than $5,000
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Pembroke woman arrested in June purse snatching at Londonderry restaurant

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Pembroke woman arrested in June purse snatching at Londonderry restaurant

- LONDONDERRY — A Pembroke woman was arrested Wednesday in the theft of a purse from the back of a chair in a crowded restaurant in June. Elizabeth Santos, 30 was charged with purse-snatching theft, theft by deception, identity fraud and fraudulent use of a credit card, police said. Santos was arrested Wednesday afternoon at her Church Street home in Pembroke. The charges stem from a June 22 incident about 8:30 p
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Girl's bike is stolen; cops get her a new one

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Girl's bike is stolen; cops get her a new one

- TRENTON, MI (WDIV/CNN) - Lilyah Tunstull worked hard and saved money all summer to buy a new bicycle. But on Tuesday, the bike was stolen, and Lilyah and her mom filed a police report. Lilyah, who has multiple learning disabilities and needed the bike to ride to her tutoring classes, was in tears. Then on Wednesday afternoon, the same two officers who had taken that report returned to Lilyah’s house - with a brand new bike for her
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Car theft suspect leads police on foot chase across I-95

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Car theft suspect leads police on foot chase across I-95

- An investigation into vehicle thefts led police to 847 Elmwood Ave., according to Lt. Roger Aspinall. Investigators found a pair of stolen vehicles in the driveway behind the home, Aspinall said, and as one of the officers moved to arrest one of the drivers, the man took off on foot. The suspect led police on a chase which crossed over Elmwood Avenue, the Exit 17 off-ramp and I-95, according to Aspinall, before he was apprehended on the other side of the highway, near Roger Williams Park Zoo
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Two men arrested for stealing vehicle, assaulting officers in Tulsa

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Two men arrested for stealing vehicle, assaulting officers in Tulsa

- TULSA, Okla. – Two men were arrested after stealing a vehicle Wednesday in Tulsa. Officials say it started when they pulled over a stolen vehicle with three suspects inside. Antonio Luna, 20, was arrested at the scene, but Jack Morris, 53, and another suspect ran from police. After setting up a perimeter in the area, police found Morris near a barn
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SEC, DOJ charge seven with insider trading off stolen bank data

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SEC, DOJ charge seven with insider trading off stolen bank data

- The Securities and Exchange Commission charged seven individuals on Wednesday with insider trading in what the regulator said was a wide-ranging scheme that generated more than $5 million in profits by trading on confidential information about dozens of impending mergers and acquisitions allegedly stolen from the investment-bank employer of one of the accused. The traders allegedly attempted to evade detection by using shell companies, code words and an encrypted, self-destructing messaging application
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Worker at OIA accused of stealing from elderly passenger

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Worker at OIA accused of stealing from elderly passenger

- ORLANDO, Fla. — A man whose job at Orlando International Airport involves helping the elderly get to their planes is being accused of stealing money from passengers. Authorities said Bendique Denival, 22, was caught on airport security cameras stealing cash from the wallet of an elderly man he was supposed to be helping through the checkpoint. Thomas Armbruster, 89, was in a wheelchair and traveling with his wife, Judith, when police said the camera shows Denival, an employee with the company Bags Inc
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Police: Man electrocuted while stealing copper from Ohio business

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Police: Man electrocuted while stealing copper from Ohio business

- MORAINE, Ohio — A man was electrocuted while trying to steal copper wiring from a Moraine, Ohio, business, police said. A death investigation is now underway. It happened around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday at No Ones Car Lot on W. Dorothy Lane, our partners at WDTN-TV report. Police told WDTN-TV that they discovered evidence of a break-in at the business, and the man was apparently electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire
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Five juveniles arrested in West Haven stolen car crash

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Five juveniles arrested in West Haven stolen car crash

- WEST HAVEN — State police arrested five New Haven juveniles on Wednesday morning, in connection with a crash in West Haven that involved a stolen Jeep SUV. The chase of the stolen, red, 2004 Jeep Wrangler began on Interstate 95 north near exit 34 in Milford, police said. Stratford police officers broke off the chase near exit 36. State troopers saw the stolen Jeep heading north of exit 37 in Milford and began a high-speed chase
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Five Teens Taken Into Custody After Stolen SUV Crashes In West Haven

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Five Teens Taken Into Custody After Stolen SUV Crashes In West Haven

- Five teens are in custody following a brief stolen SUV chase and subsequent crash Wednesday morning off I-95, state police said. About 3:40 a.m., troopers learned that Stratford police were attempting to stop a stolen Jeep Wrangler on I-95 northbound near Exit 34. State police said Stratford police cut off the pursuit at Exit 36, but the Jeep then engaged troopers in a high-speed pursuit
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Police search for man accused of crashing stolen car, fleeing area

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Police search for man accused of crashing stolen car, fleeing area

- LITCHFIELD, N.H. — Litchfield police are asking for public's help finding a man who fled the scene of an accident. Police have an active arrest warrant for Anderson Morales, 26. Officers said Morales was driving a stolen car from Lowell, Massachusetts, when they tried to stop him in Litchfield. Morales crashed the vehicle and fled on foot, police said. He is believed to be in the area of either Manchester or Lawrence, Massachusetts
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Valuable Civil War collectibles stolen from car

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Valuable Civil War collectibles stolen from car

- An Ohio man had an unhappy trip to metro Atlanta last weekend when someone stole valuable Civil War collectibles and artifacts from his car, Channel 2 Action News reported. Packard attended a Civil War show at the Cobb County Civic Center, and before his flight home, he took in a movie in the Cumberland area. He didn’t know it at the time, but the area is a hotbed for car break-ins
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Man accused of carjacking from Orange City funeral home parking lot

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Man accused of carjacking from Orange City funeral home parking lot

- ORANGE CITY, Fla. — A man accused of stealing a vehicle from a funeral parking lot in Orange City is in custody. Investigators said Prince Occenate, 21, stole a Chrysler 300 from Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, near Orange City. Occenate jumped into the vehicle after an employee parked it next to the business's entrance and went inside, leaving the keys in the car, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said
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Police: Gun used in Iowa City shooting was stolen

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Police: Gun used in Iowa City shooting was stolen

- IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Iowa City police say a gun used in a July shooting, was stolen from a Cedar Rapids home earlier that month. Deondre Jerome Handley, 25, of Tipton, is charged with attempted murder for a July shooting in which a man suffered a fractured skull. Handley was arrested in Tipton on July 30 during a traffic stop after a search warrant for his vehicle was issued
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German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate
German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate BERLIN (AP) — Police say a semi-trailer full of chocolate has been stolen in a small central German town and are calling on witnesses who may have seen the sweet-toothed thieves. Police spokesman Martin Ahlich said Tuesday the cooled truck trailer contained 20 metric tons (22 tons) of chocolate including Kinder Surprise eggs, Nutella hazelnut-chocolate cream and Valparaiso chocolate fruit pearls   Read More ...
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Golf cart thieves strike Shiloh course - for the 4th time in 6 months
Golf cart thieves strike Shiloh course - for the 4th time in 6 months SHILOH • A $1,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of multiple golf carts from Yorktown Golf Course. Shiloh police were called about 6:55 a.m. Saturday to the golf course at 300 Goalby Drive for the overnight theft of multiple golf carts, according to a police Facebook post on Thursday. Golf carts were also stolen that same night from the Clinton Hills Golf Course in Swansea   Read More ...
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2-year investigation ends in raid, charges on northern Michigan theft ring
2-year investigation ends in raid, charges on northern Michigan theft ring ROSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say a two-year investigation has resulted in authorities breaking up a theft ring that operated in at least eight northern Michigan counties. The Ogemaw County sheriff’s department says it executed a search warrant on Wednesday in Rose Township and seized a semi-truck load of stolen items as well as other stolen property. A 55-year-old man was arrested on charges including conducting a criminal enterprise   Read More ...
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Shoplifter pointed pellet gun at police before being killed
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say the pellet gun a man pointed at officers before being fatally shot was "almost an exact replica of a firearm." The Colorado Springs Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2wdHgFU ) an officer shot Steven James Young on Monday after he was suspected of shoplifting from a Walmart. Young led police on a chase away from the store before he pointed the gun — later determined to be a pellet gun — at officers   Read More ...
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2-year investigation targets northern Mich. theft ring
Rose Township — Authorities say a two-year investigation has resulted in authorities breaking up a theft ring that operated in at least eight northern Michigan counties. The Ogemaw County sheriff’s department says it executed a search warrant on Wednesday in Rose Township and seized a semi-truck load of stolen items as well as other stolen property. A 55-year-old man was arrested on charges including conducting a criminal enterprise   Read More ...
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Collection of valuable watches stolen from Connecticut home
Collection of valuable watches stolen from Connecticut home STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating the theft of 20 to 25 watches worth between $2,000 and $15,000 each from a Connecticut home. The Advocate (http://bit.ly/2vGd7gM) reports that Stamford police responded to a house in the city just before midnight Tuesday because a woman returned home to find the back door open. The home had been empty since about noon on Monday   Read More ...
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3rd person charged in shooting in South Carolina car theft
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A third person has been arrested in the shooting death of a man who was trying to stop the trio from stealing his SUV. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor told local media that 23-year-old Leon Ginuwine Holmes of North Charleston was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder. Seventy-one-year-old Henry D. Brown died after he was shot around 1 a   Read More ...
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Former Mrs. America convicted of felony theft in Macy’s clothing scheme
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Pembroke woman arrested in June purse snatching at Londonderry restaurant
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3rd person charged in shooting in South Carolina car theft
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Girl's bike is stolen; cops get her a new one
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Confederate flag stolen from public park in Georgia
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Teen driving stolen truck hits police cruiser, MBTA bus in Arlington
A police chase in Arlington ended in three arrests Wednesday afternoon after a stolen Ford pickup truck hit several vehicles, including a police cruiser and an MBTA bus, police said. The driver, a 16-year-old male from Lawrence, was charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, negligent operation, unlicensed operation, failure to stop for police, four counts of leaving the scene of property damage, and several other traffic-related charges, police said   Read More ...
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Mother says son's racing dreams are shattered after go-kart is stolen
Mother says son's racing dreams are shattered after go-kart is stolen Mason Prouty, 12, of Newport lost his racing kart and equipment when his trailer was stolen in Claremont over the weekend. (COURTESY) CLAREMONT — When thieves stole a trailer Friday night they also stole a boy’s racing dreams, his mother Tracy Prouty said Wednesday. “My son's racing dreams were shattered when his karting trailer and all his equipment was stolen from our friend’s business near Wal-Mart,” Prouty says on a GoFundMe   Read More ...
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Police find drugs and stolen guns in Belmont search
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Homeless Manchester attack "hero" denies theft charges
Homeless Manchester attack "hero" denies theft charges A homeless man who had been hailed as a hero for comforting the injured in the aftermath of the outside Manchester Arena, which saw 22 killed and dozens injured after an concert, denied stealing a cell phone and a bank card from victims on the night of the attack, BBC News reports. 33-year-old Chris Parker was arrested and charged with two counts of theft for allegedly taking purse contents from Pauline Healey as she lay injured on the ground   Read More ...
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Stolen car suspect perched on Los Angeles harbor crane
LOS ANGELES – A man who led authorities on a chase in a stolen car is perched on the arm of a loading crane at the Port of Los Angeles. Police say an SUV reported stolen from a dealership in San Bernardino was spotted in Los Angeles shortly after 3 p.m. During an hourslong chase, the car swerved at high speed through freeway traffic in L   Read More ...
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Stolen car suspect perched on Los Angeles harbor crane
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who led authorities on a chase in a stolen car is perched on the arm of a loading crane at the Port of Los Angeles. Police say an SUV reported stolen from a dealership in San Bernardino was spotted in Los Angeles shortly after 3 p.m. During an hourslong chase, the car swerved at high speed through freeway traffic in L   Read More ...
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Suspects pretend to be Anna Walmart employees, steal $2500 in gift cards
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Car theft suspect leads police on foot chase across I-95
Car theft suspect leads police on foot chase across I-95 An investigation into vehicle thefts led police to 847 Elmwood Ave., according to Lt. Roger Aspinall. Investigators found a pair of stolen vehicles in the driveway behind the home, Aspinall said, and as one of the officers moved to arrest one of the drivers, the man took off on foot. The suspect led police on a chase which crossed over Elmwood Avenue, the Exit 17 off-ramp and I-95, according to Aspinall, before he was apprehended on the other side of the highway, near Roger Williams Park Zoo   Read More ...
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Two men arrested for stealing vehicle, assaulting officers in Tulsa
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Former Mrs. America Convicted of Felony Theft in Macy’s Clothing Scheme
Former Mrs. America Convicted of Felony Theft in Macy’s Clothing Scheme A former Mrs. America was convicted of felony theft for switching price tags on clothes at a Macy’s department store in Southdale, Minnesota. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, a jury found Jennifer Susan Kline guilty of a single felony count of theft by swindle Tuesday evening after a seven-day trial. The jury determined that the amount of the theft was more than $1,000 but less than $5,000   Read More ...
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Police believe the same suspects are behind golf cart thefts in St. Clair County
Police believe the same suspects are behind golf cart thefts in St. Clair County ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL – It’s a crime that's been getting out of hand in St. Clair County: golf cart thefts. Police believe the same suspects have now stolen 16 carts from two courses. Swansea Police released surveillance video to Fox 2 & News 11 of one of two incidents over the weekend. “I just don’t see where the fun and games are here…just coming out hear and destroying stuff on purpose,” said Scott Barkhaus of Yorktown Golf Course in Shiloh   Read More ...
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State Police lieutenant accused of stealing after sergeants turned him in
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Police believe thieves steal Venezuela zoo animals to eat them
Police believe thieves steal Venezuela zoo animals to eat them MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela authorities are investigating the theft of animals from a zoo in western state of Zulia that were likely snatched to be eaten, a further sign of hunger in a country struggling with chronic food shortages. A police official said two collared peccaries, which are similar in appearance to boars, were stolen over the weekend from the Zulia Metropolitan Zoological Park in the sweltering city of Maracaibo near the Colombian border   Read More ...
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SEC, DOJ charge seven with insider trading off stolen bank data
SEC, DOJ charge seven with insider trading off stolen bank data The Securities and Exchange Commission charged seven individuals on Wednesday with insider trading in what the regulator said was a wide-ranging scheme that generated more than $5 million in profits by trading on confidential information about dozens of impending mergers and acquisitions allegedly stolen from the investment-bank employer of one of the accused. The traders allegedly attempted to evade detection by using shell companies, code words and an encrypted, self-destructing messaging application   Read More ...
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Ex-beauty queen convicted of stealing from Macy's, may be headed to prison
Ex-beauty queen convicted of stealing from Macy's, may be headed to prison A former Minnesota beauty pageant queen has been convicted for switching the price tags on clothing she bought from Macy's. Jennifer Kline, a former Mrs. Minnesota -- and later, Mrs. America -- was convicted Tuesday of felony theft by swindle for creating an elaborate scheme that included conducting fraudulent returns. State law allows for Kline’s felony charge to carry up to five years in prison   Read More ...
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Worker at OIA accused of stealing from elderly passenger
Worker at OIA accused of stealing from elderly passenger ORLANDO, Fla. — A man whose job at Orlando International Airport involves helping the elderly get to their planes is being accused of stealing money from passengers. Authorities said Bendique Denival, 22, was caught on airport security cameras stealing cash from the wallet of an elderly man he was supposed to be helping through the checkpoint. Thomas Armbruster, 89, was in a wheelchair and traveling with his wife, Judith, when police said the camera shows Denival, an employee with the company Bags Inc   Read More ...
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Postal worker, 3 others charged in $100K money order scheme
Postal worker, 3 others charged in $100K money order scheme CAMDEN -- Federal authorities have charged a U.S. Postal Service employee and three others in a $100,000 scheme involving stolen blank money orders. Marc Saunders, 39, of Sicklerville, is charged with stealing a money order imprinting machine and more than 180 blank USPS money orders, then defrauding the postal service by presenting them while knowing they were issued illegally, according to William E   Read More ...
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Postal worker, 3 men charged in theft of blank money orders
CAMDEN, N.J. – Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey postal service worker and three other men are charged in a $100,000 fraud involving dozens of stolen blank money orders. U.S. Postal Service employee Marc Saunders is accused of stealing a money order imprinting machine and more than 180 blank money orders. Authorities learned late last year that the items were missing from the post office in New Lisbon, where Saunders had worked in 2014   Read More ...
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Postal worker, 3 men charged in theft of blank money orders
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey postal service worker and three other men are charged in a $100,000 fraud involving dozens of stolen blank money orders. U.S. Postal Service employee Marc Saunders is accused of stealing a money order imprinting machine and more than 180 blank money orders. Authorities learned late last year that the items were missing from the post office in New Lisbon, where Saunders had worked in 2014   Read More ...
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Homeless ‘Hero’ of Manchester Attack Is Accused of Stealing From Victims
Homeless ‘Hero’ of Manchester Attack Is Accused of Stealing From Victims Photo LONDON — He is known as a homeless hero. But the role of a man who comforted victims and helped the wounded in the deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, England, this spring was thrown into question on Wednesday as he appeared in court, charged with stealing from the people he had aided. He pleaded not guilty. After a man detonated a bomb as fans were leaving a pop concert at Manchester Arena in May, Chris Parker and Stephen Jones, two homeless men who happened to be nearby, decided to help   Read More ...
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Man electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire
MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man has been electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire at an Ohio business. WDTN-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2vJ6VDg ) the man was dropped off at a hospital outside Dayton on Wednesday morning and pronounced dead minutes later. Police say their investigation revealed that the man was electrocuted at a business in Moraine. Police then went to a used car lot in that Dayton suburb and found evidence of a break-in   Read More ...
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Police: 17-year-old Laredo girl punched employee, stole merchandise from Tommy Hilfiger store
Police: 17-year-old Laredo girl punched employee, stole merchandise from Tommy Hilfiger store Published 10:41 am, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 A woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing merchandise from a downtown Laredo store and punching an employee while leaving the business, police said. Tiffany Marie Cortez, 17, was served with an arrest warrant Monday charging her with robbery. On June 6, LPD responded to a robbery at the Tommy Hilfiger store located at 1600 Water St   Read More ...
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Former Stripes manager stole more than $78K from her store, Laredo police say
Former Stripes manager stole more than $78K from her store, Laredo police say Published 8:31 am, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 A former general manager for a local Stripes has been arrested in connection with the theft of more than $78,000, according to Laredo police. The suspect, Amelia Zebadua, allegedly admitted to only taking $16,000 from the company, according to a criminal complaint. On Tuesday, authorities served Zebadua, 35, with an arrest warrant charging her with felony theft   Read More ...
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3 men plead guilty in stolen razor blade scheme
BOSTON — Three Massachusetts men have pleaded guilty to their roles in the illegal online sales of stolen Gillette razor blades. One of the men was a Gillette employee who stole the blades from the company's Boston manufacturing plant. He gave them to the other two defendants, who sold the stolen items on eBay. Federal prosecutors say more than $200,000 worth of blades were stolen   Read More ...
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Former Mrs. America convicted of stealing $5,500 from Macy’s in Minnesota
Former Mrs. America convicted of stealing $5,500 from Macy’s in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS -- A former Mrs. America was convicted Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court of stealing $5,500 from Macy’s by switching the price tags on clothes she returned.   Read More ...
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Former Mrs. America convicted of stealing $5,500 from Macy’s in Minnesota
Former Mrs. America convicted of stealing $5,500 from Macy’s in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS -- A former Mrs. America was convicted Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court of stealing $5,500 from Macy’s by switching the price tags on clothes she returned.   Read More ...
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Man electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire
MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man has been electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire at an Ohio business. WDTN-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2vJ6VDg ) the man was dropped off at a hospital outside Dayton on Wednesday morning and pronounced dead minutes later. Police say their investigation revealed that the man was electrocuted at a business in Moraine. Police then went to a used car lot in that Dayton suburb and found evidence of a break-in   Read More ...
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Man electrocuted stealing copper wire at business
MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man has been electrocuted while trying to steal copper wire at a southwest Ohio business. WDTN-TV reports the man was dropped off at a hospital outside of Dayton on Wednesday morning and pronounced dead minutes later. Police say their investigation revealed that the man was electrocuted at a business in Moraine. Police then went to a used car lot in that Dayton suburb and found evidence of a break-in   Read More ...
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