We know that your week can get busy, and the time you have to catch up on the news from around the retail loss prevention industry is often stolen away by other things. That’s why the LPM team sifts through headlines from all over the country to bring only the most relevant LP news to you here, in our special weekly news round-up—the perfect bookend to a productive week.
Here’s What You May Have Missed
4 Nabbed in Million-Dollar Retail Theft Ring
Four people have been nabbed in a million-dollar retail theft ring on Long Island. The suspects would steal items from big box stores and use a pawn shop as a front. They would allegedly store the products at a warehouse before selling them online.
British Retailers Call on Police to Crack Down on Crime
In a letter drafted by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), 105 retailers have expressed increasing concerns about the surging levels of retail crime and the emotional impact it is having on their staff.
CVS Health Rolls Out Time Delay Safes in 106 Stores
As a part of an ongoing commitment to support law enforcement and help build safer communities, CVS Health has installed time delay safe technology in all 106 CVS Pharmacy locations across five states: Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.
Utah Police Shooting Stems from Shoplifting at Walmart
What began as a report of shoplifting turned into a child kidnapping, a police shooting, and an Amber Alert on Tuesday night in American Fork, Utah.
Florida AG and Melbourne PD Dismantle ORC Ring
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Melbourne Police Department have dismantled an organized retail theft ring that targeted stores in 14 counties. The thieves would wear masks and raid stores, stealing nearly $30,000 in merchandise.
Miami Beef Thief Suspect Busted
Miami police said a brazen beef bandit was arrested Tuesday after he returned to the same store that he had robbed twice in the middle of the day over a recent four-day period. Surveillance video shows the man taking $800 worth of meat from the store.