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Judge Pauses Punishment for ‘Sign of Shame’ Shoplifting Repeat-Offender

A man previously ordered to wear a "sign of shame" as part of his sentencing will no longer have to do so. Durrell Scales...

Councilman Nearly Run over Trying to Thwart Shoplifter

The Kenner Police Department confirmed that a councilman was nearly run over in a Walmart parking lot while trying to thwart a shoplifter. Kenner Police...
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Shoplifter Banned: Defendant Faces 5 Shoplifting Charges

A Romeoville man who indicates on court records he is homeless now faces five felony charges after Joliet police arrested him in connection with...

CHP Breaks up ORC Ring; Say It Stole $700K+ in Merchandise

California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers on Tuesday, August 11, took one man into custody tied to a retail theft ring while still searching for...

Facial Recognition; Another Setback for Law Enforcement

So far this year, the use of facial recognition by law enforcement has been successfully challenged by courts and legislatures on both sides of...

Back-to-School Shopping Season; Parents, Retailers Scrambling

The back-to-school shopping season, second only to the holiday season in terms of consumer spending, has been thrown into uncertainty bordering on chaos as...

Suspect Arrested and Charged in Shoplifting Turned Kidnapping

North Charleston Police Department says one person was arrested following a shoplifting that turned into a kidnapping on Sunday. Police identified the suspect as...

Chicago Looting Devastates Michigan Avenue Retailers; More than 100 Arrested

Thousands of people descended on Chicago overnight, looting stores, breaking windows and causing widespread damage on some of the city's most famous streets. Two people...

Shoplifting Leads to Firearm, Drugs

On August 8, 2020, at approximately 4:25 PM, Valdosta Police Officers responded to Belks at the Valdosta Mall, for a report of a subject...

Suspects Charged for Stealing $11K in Baby Formula and Red Bull

Three Maryland people have been charged with stealing $11,000 of baby formula from a number of Giant grocery stores in Pennsylvania. Police allege that individuals,...

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