The Biggest News in Loss Prevention: June 3-9

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

Car Catches Fire with Children Inside While Mother Is Shoplifting
Alicia Moore, 24, of Orlando, Florida now faces charges of aggravated child neglect and arson, as well as unrelated charges of petty theft and assault and battery on a person over 65.

B.A. Blacktop Employee Embezzled $1.9M
Alicia Torres pleaded guilty to crimes carried out over nine years while working at Wegmans in Webster, New York.

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Lululemon CEO Stands by Decision to Fire Employees Who Intervened in Robbery
Lululemon’s CEO Calvin McDonald said the retailer stands by its decision to fire two employees who tried to intervene during a theft at one of its stores.

Forklift Driver Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $4.3M Worth of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey
A forklift driver has been sentenced to three years in prison after playing a part in the theft of 123,000 bottles of imported Jack Daniel’s whiskey from a warehouse in Norfolk, England.

23-year-old Store Clerk Killed During Robbery
A father and son have been charged with first-degree murder and aggravated robbery in the death of Tava Woodard, Johnson city police chief Billy Church said in a June 7 news conference live-streamed by WJHL.

Three Arrested After Allegedly Stealing $15K Worth of Sunglass Hut Merchandise
Three people were arrested during a search warrant after being accused of stealing about $15,000 of merchandise from Sunglass Hut in Bakersfield, California.

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