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In common usage, theft is the illegal taking of another person'...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
In common usage, theft is the illegal taking of another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it.:1092–3 The word is also used as an informal shorthand term for some crimes against property, such as burglary, embezzlement, larceny, looting, robbery, shoplifting, library theft, and fraud (i.e., obtaining money under false pretenses). In some jurisdictions, theft is considered to be synonymous with larceny; in others,

Teen arrested in theft of guns, electronics, cash

Hamilton Journal News - 19 Aug 2018
A 16-year-old West Chester Twp. boy was arrested less than one day after he allegedly stole about $1,200 worth of guns, electronics and cash. The teen allegedly entered a home on Ashwood Drive at around 5 p.m. Aug. 1 and stole an XBox 360, two Glock ...

'Kleptomaniac' Target employee arrested for theft - 18 Aug 2018
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A self-described kleptomaniac who worked at the Jantzen Beach Target was arrested Thursday after allegedly stealing many items, "often Legos" from the store over a 2-month period. Phillip James Hutton was taken into custody ...

Piermont PD releases security footage of bike-theft suspect

The Journal News | - 18 Aug 2018
Piermont police have released surveillance footage of a suspect who they say stole a $6,000 bike from a Piermont bike shop on Aug. 7. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between 25 and 35 years old with a full tattoo sleeve on his left bicep. He ...

Hudson Falls man sentenced to prison for truck theft

Glens Falls Post-Star - 19 Aug 2018
FORT EDWARD -- A Hudson Falls man who stole a dump truck from a convenience store parking lot in May has been sentenced to up to 3 years in state prison. Bruce W. Nicholas, 44, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony for the May 20 ...

Rochester man arrested for alleged truck theft - 18 Aug 2018
A Rochester man was arrested early Friday, a week after he allegedly stole a company truck and credit card from Briese Iron Works. Terry Albrecht, 47, was arrested around 4:45 a.m. Friday by Rochester Police after he was spotted going through a trash ...

Third woman in suspected theft ring arrested

Apalachicola Times - 19 Aug 2018
A third woman suspected of being involved in a five-person theft ring has been captured by Montgomery police. Alexandria Blue, 22, was arrested Friday on two felony theft warrants by Montgomery police, according to CrimeStoppers. Latori Parks, 22, and ...

Vermont police investigating theft of legal pot plants

Washington Post - 18 Aug 2018
EAST CHARLESTON, Vt. — Vermont State Police are investigating the theft of four legal marijuana plants that were stolen from behind a fence where they were being grown in the town of East Charleston. Owner Joshua Newcity is offering to give the plants ...

Hawaii island prison warden, superintendent charged with theft

KHON2 - 18 Aug 2018
HILO (KHON2) - A state prison warden and a superintendent have been charged with theft and are on leave from their positions at Kulani Correctional Facility on Hawaii island. The state Attorney General's office filed fourth-degree theft charges against ...

West Midlands Police blames car theft surge on write-off gangs

BBC News - 18 Aug 2018
Criminal gangs selling insurance write-offs are fuelling a surge in vehicle theft, a police force has said. West Midlands Police said there had been a 100% increase in vehicle thefts in the force area over the past four years. More than 10,000 cars ...

Englewood mail carrier investigated for mail theft

FOX31 Denver - 18 Aug 2018
ENGELWOOD, Colo. -- The FOX31 Problem Solvers are getting answers after residents of an Englewood neighborhood reached out with concerns about stolen mail. Residents claim everything from gift cards to prescriptions to cash has been swiped. Jennifer ...

New phone theft wave aboard BART trains

East Bay Times - 17 Aug 2018
In addition to the challenges BART faces with recent violent attacks aboard its trains, numerous cellphone thefts aboard its trains continues, including at least one that officials failed to report this week. According to BART police crime logs, riders ...

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