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  • Kids ebike stolen, but we found it on offerup

    05/15/2022 3:49:28 PM PDT · by algore · 62 replies
    My grown kids limited edition ebike was stolen last week, this is the second one. He reported it to the local pd with pics and serial receipt etc. We found the bike listed on offerup in another city bout 30 miles away. Kid called the cops there in the other city and talked to prop crimes detective who said looks like your bike, but there is no record of it being stolen. Kid calls local pd and they said, oh sorry we didnt have enough info.. we can fix that. And they did. He called the prop crimes detective back...
  • Senate Republicans aghast at Perdue's false election claims in Georgia governor race

    05/10/2022 2:59:35 PM PDT · by Paladin2 · 31 replies
    CNN +? ^ | 5/10/2022 | By Manu Raju and Alex Rogers
    "The election in 2020 was rigged and stolen," Perdue asserted at a recent debate. Perdue's former Senate GOP colleagues, however, are less than impressed. "It's absurd," said Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, when asked about the remarks of Perdue, his former colleague. "I think the effort to try and overturn an election when there is, at this stage, no evidence of widespread fraud is detrimental to democracy and insulting to the American public." "Hell yes," one of Perdue's closest Senate friends told CNN when asked if he was surprised by his ex-colleague's campaign transformation. "I don't know whether he believes...
  • None shall pass! Moment Best Buy workers line up as NFL defense team as they try to stop three shoplifters from making off with stolen phones

    05/10/2022 10:54:54 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 10, 2022 | Alex Hammer
    Best Buy staffers showed a football-style defense while attempting to a stop a gang of shoplifters from making off with several phones from one of the store's display tables, security footage shows. In the now viral clip, workers at the electronics retailer can be seen giving their best goal line defense in an attempt to thwart the three would-be robbers, who stormed into the store and ripped the three cellphones from a display and attempted to flee. However, during the time it took for the robbers to rip the devices from their displays, observant staffers on the floor were quick...
  • Massachusetts grandmother lost her savings to tax foreclosure law

    05/09/2022 12:29:43 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 9, 2022 | Christina Martin
    When Deborah Foss, a 66-year-old grandmother in New Bedford, Mass., bought her home in 2015, she expected it would be where she would live the rest of her life in comfort and security. But by February of this year, she had been forced from her home and is now reduced to living in her car. What went wrong? With chronic health problems and living on a fixed income, Foss fell behind on her property taxes when she hit a rough financial patch. That’s when the city sold a $9,626 tax lien on her home to a private investment company. Under...
  • Catalytic converter thefts target of state bill (C0)

    05/08/2022 9:29:37 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 37 replies
    KDVR ^ | May 7, 2022 | Carly Moore
    Catalytic converter thefts target of state bill by: Carly Moore Posted: May 7, 2022 DENVER (KDVR) — Countless catalytic converters are stolen in Colorado, behind many victims’ frustration and a call for change. The FOX31 Problem Solvers have been hearing these complaints for months. Auto thefts have risen by 5,100% in Colorado, according to the Colorado Independent Auto Dealers Association. And in the first three months of this year, the Denver Police Department said five catalytic converters are reported stolen on average each day. A new bill in the state legislature could soon become a law aimed at stopping this....
  • Smash and grab thieves target eyeglass store outside DC, make off with more than $20K

    05/08/2022 11:02:43 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 40 replies
    Fox news ^ | 05/08/2022 | Emma Colton
    A group of smash and grab robbers targeted a Virginia eyeglass store outside of Washington, D.C., stealing more than $20,000 in merchandise. "Detectives are following up on leads and are aware of similar incidents throughout the National Capital Region," Capt. Frederick Chambers, Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division of the Fairfax County Police Department, said in a press release on the matter Thursday. Police released video footage of the scene showing four Black males between the ages of 17 to 23 wearing gloves, masks, and hoods or hats while stealing from a MyEyeDr. store in Alexandria.
  • WATCH: WalGreens secret shoppers now in the San Francisco suburbs

    05/02/2022 10:48:56 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 54 replies
    Press California ^ | May 1, 2022 | Staff
    Shoplifters wipe out Walgreens in Millbrae, a safe and nice city near San Francisco. Exclusive video from Asian Crime Report and SFSTREETS415.
  • The United States is considering the possibility of transferring frozen funds of the Central Bank of Russia to Ukraine

    04/28/2022 10:19:53 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 91 replies ^ | 28-APR-2022 | SERGEI MELNIK
    The US authorities are considering the possibility of transferring assets of the Bank of Russia frozen in the United States to Ukraine. This was stated by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at a hearing in the Senate Appropriations Committee. The question now, Blinken said, is whether there are legal provisions in the US that allow forfeiture. This issue is being considered by the staff of the Ministry of Justice. "We're working very closely with the US Treasury and Justice Departments to explore how we can effectively freeze and seize assets," Blinken said. During the discussion of this issue, Senator...
  • Smash-and-grab robbery crew arrested, accused of targeting Bay Area jewelry stores

    04/19/2022 8:47:09 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 16 replies
    B911 ^ | Apr 29, 2022
    CALIFORNIA (Santa Clara DA) – Five men have been charged with a series of smash and grab robberies, part of a crime wave that terrorized the Bay Area during the holidays. The men, armed with construction hammers, would invade stores en masse. Charged with felonies are Michael Earl, 18, of Oakland, Andrew Manuel Maravillalopez, 19, of Hayward, Noah G Tekle, 19, of San Leandro, Charles Evans, 18, of San Leandro, and Maurice James Sweet, 19, of Pittsburg. Earl, Maravillalopez, Tekle, and Evans were arraigned on April 15 with bail set at $250,000. Maurice James Sweet, 19, is on for arraignment...
  • New Mexico turns COVID-19 relief funds into tuition for illegal immigrants (video)

    04/17/2022 6:57:18 AM PDT · by bitt · 17 replies
    foxnews ^ | 4/17/2022 | foxnews
    New Mexico turns COVID-19 relief funds into tuition for illegal immigrants
  • $8,000 in bikes stolen from locked Denver garage

    04/17/2022 3:37:07 PM PDT · by real saxophonist · 55 replies
    KDVR ^ | Apr 16, 2022 | Courtney Fromm
    <p>DENVER (KDVR) — A couple in the Baker neighborhood of Denver woke up last Sunday morning to find five of the seven bikes in their garage missing, along with lots of camping gear.</p><p>Vanden Dries said one of the other stolen bikes belonged to her boyfriend, and the fifth belonged to a friend.</p>
  • Gang of thieves dismantled and stole a 550-ton iron bridge in broad daylight

    04/16/2022 4:40:03 PM PDT · by algore · 40 replies
    A gang of thieves stole a 60-foot long, 550-ton bridge in northeastern India for its lucrative scrap value, according to the Indian news agency Asian News International (ANI). Police have arrested eight men, including two government employees, a police official said, per ANI. "We have arrested eight persons, including an SDO (subdivisional officer) of the water resources department, in connection with the theft of the bridge," said Rohtas's police superintendent Ashish Bharti, per ANI. "The thieves stole the bridge in connivance with the SDO. We have recovered one JCB, stolen iron channels weighing about 247 kg, and other material," Bharti...
  • Dramatic moment NYC shoplifting gang who stole $70,000 of designer clothes and bags from SoHo store RAM NYPD car - before cops bash windows and arrest them

    04/08/2022 6:49:39 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 8, 2023 | MATT MCNULTY
    A suspected shoplifting gang who are said to have stolen $70,000 of designer gear were filmed ramming a NYPD cop car to try and escape - only for officers to stop them. The three suspects, identified as Janavia Marable, 29, Brianna Grier, 27, and Jahil Pamplin, 29, were filmed being busted after targeting Kirna Zabete - a high-end boutique that specializes in selling designer fashion - in Manhattan's ritzy SoHo neighborhood on Sunday.
  • Stolen bikes worth more than $80,000 recovered, Boulder police say

    04/07/2022 9:41:28 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 28 replies ^ | 6 Apr 22 | Óscar Contreras
    Stolen bikes worth more than $80,000 recovered, Boulder police say By: Óscar Contreras BOULDER, Colo. – Three bikes worth more than $80,000 that were stolen from a Boulder business last week have been recovered and a suspect is now in custody, police said Wednesday. The suspect was arrested after police were called to a local bike shop the day after the burglary when the business owner noticed the man walking into the shop with one of the bikes valued at $12,000 and a pair of bolt cutters sticking out of his backpack. Further investigation into the individual led police to...
  • Officials Recover Thousands of Cultural Goods in Crackdown, Including Roman Gold Coins

    04/06/2022 8:45:04 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | March 17, 2022 | Nora McGreevy
    The 2021 project, reports Sarah Cascone for Artnet News, was a joint effort between Interpol, Europol and the World Customs Organization (WCO), and was led by the Spanish authorities.Officials recovered stolen statuettes, musical instruments, archaeological finds, pieces of pottery, paintings, furniture and more, according to the statement.Amateur metal detecting is a popular—and profitable—pastime for many Europeans in recent years, but some have employed the hobby illegally. Seven European countries confiscated a combined total of 90 metal detectors used for illicit looting at archaeological sites, per the Guardian.Highlights of the past four months include the recovery of a trove of golden...
  • Black Lives Matter used donations to buy $6 million Southern California home: report

    04/04/2022 5:17:51 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    Nypost ^ | 04/04/2022 | Joshua Rhett miller
    Black Lives Matter bought a swanky Southern California home for nearly $6 million using donation cash, according to a report Monday. Three leaders of the social justice movement – Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza and Melina Abdullah – recorded a video last June outside of the “secretly bought” home while marking the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, New York magazine reported. Cullors at the time said she was weeks removed from being in “survival mode” after The Post’s exclusive reporting in April revealed her purchase of four high-end US homes for $3.2 million.
  • Man arrested after several stolen catalytic converters found in his trunk (CO)

    04/02/2022 7:19:57 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 16 replies ^ | Apr 01, 2022 | Sydney Isenberg
    Man arrested after several stolen catalytic converters found in his trunk By: Sydney IsenbergApr 01, 2022 WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A man was arrested Tuesday after several stolen catalytic converters were discovered in the trunk of his vehicle, according to the Weld County Sheriff's Office. Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, deputies were called out for a reported catalytic converter theft from an RV dealer outside of Longmont. Security video showed a gray Nissan sedan with "distinctive damage" to the rear passenger door as a possible suspect vehicle, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies remembered passing a similar vehicle at a nearby...
  • Stolen catalytic converter could be a total loss after insurance claim

    04/02/2022 7:30:30 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 84 replies
    KDVR ^ | Apr 1, 2022 | Rogelio Mares
    Stolen catalytic converter could be a total loss after insurance claim by: Rogelio MaresPosted: Apr 1, 2022 DENVER (KDVR) — Thieves are targeting catalytic converters at an alarming rate. FOX31 spoke with a woman who had hers stolen. She said she might lose her vehicle if she files a claim. Clothilde Syndor lives in an apartment building in Cherry Creek and said when she got her insurer involved after having her catalytic converter stolen, she was told her only means of transportation, her SUV, might be declared a total loss. Sydnor is somewhat of a pioneer in Colorado. “My dad...
  • Appeals Court Upholds Gibson’s Bakery Massive Verdict Against Oberlin College

    04/01/2022 3:54:16 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 51 replies ^ | March 31, 2022
    The Ohio 9th District Court of Appeals has just issued a decision in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case. For those of you new to the case, Gibson’s Bakery was a 5th generation family business in Oberlin, Ohio, near the Oberlin College campus. It served baked goods to the public and also to the student dining service, as well as operating a general convenience store. As with many other small businesses, student shoplifting was epidemic, as we covered, Student journalist: Shoplifting at Gibson’s Bakery was part of Oberlin College’s “Culture of Theft” A store clerk, a member of the...
  • Yale finance director stole $40m in computers to resell on the sly

    03/31/2022 1:05:12 PM PDT · by Salman · 14 replies
    The Register ^ | Thu 31 Mar 2022 | Katyanna Quach
    now-former finance director stole tablet computers and other equipment worth $40 million from the Yale University School of Medicine, and resold them for a profit.Jamie Petrone, 42, on Monday pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of filing a false tax return, crimes related to the theft of thousands of electronic devices from her former employer. As director of finance and administration in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Petrone, of Lithia Springs, Georgia, was able to purchase products for her organization without approval if the each order total was less than $10,000. She abused her position...