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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,

Deerfield traffic stop leads to identity theft charges

Chicago Tribune - 18 Jun 2018
A routine traffic stop by Deerfield police last month revealed evidence that led to felony identity theft charges, according to police. Andre D. Kerley, 29, a former Deerfield resident now living in Indianapolis, was charged with three counts of felony ...

St. Paul woman admitted to targeting 95-year-old in theft spree Press - 18 Jun 2018
A St. Paul woman admitted to her involvement in a months-long theft spree that targeted elderly women at grocery stores, according to court records. Zetta Listice Mallett, 54, pleaded guilty in Ramsey County District Court last Friday to one count of ...

Police seek help in identifying suspect in retail theft case - 18 Jun 2018
LANCASTER — Manheim Township Police are seeking help in identifying a man accused of stealing nearly $70 worth of gasoline from a Sunoco A-Plus convenience store on the 1200 block of Lititz Pike last Thursday. According to police, the pictured suspect ...

Crooks pull off $100k 'Mission: Impossible'-style theft at Best Buy

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 18 Jun 2018
They reportedly came through a hole in the ceiling, rappelling into the Dunwoody Best Buy like Tom Cruise's character famously did in “Mission: Impossible.” Dunwoody police told Channel 2 Action News the burglars made their way to a secure storage area ...

DA charges Pleasanton teens in laptop thefts

East Bay Times - 19 Jun 2018
DUBLIN — The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has charged two 18-year-olds with felony counts of grand theft and robbery Monday after their arrests last week in connection with recent cafe laptop thefts, authorities said. In a statement ...

Two men wanted for questioning in Field and Stream theft

Alabama's News Leader - 18 Jun 2018
The theft occurred on May 18, 2018 at Field and Stream, and involved three possible suspects, the two men seen in the photos and another person who was driving a black SUV with an unknown tag. The amount of stolen merchandise is valued at over $5,000 ...

Erie trio face trial in theft ring - 18 Jun 2018
The men are among five suspects accused of stealing motorcycles, ATVs, lawnmowers from businesses in the region in 2017. MEADVILLE — Three Erie men charged by state investigators with taking part in what investigators called a corrupt enterprise that ...

Long Beach Burglary Results in Theft of a Dog

NBC Bay Area - 19 Jun 2018
A Long Beach burglary Sunday morning resulted in the theft of a local couple's beloved dog. Miranda Perez initially heard footsteps in her living room, while her boyfriend, Kenny, went to investigate. Kenny caught the perpetrator in the act, chasing ...

West Virginia teen admits role in gun theft at pawn shop

Sacramento Bee - 19 Jun 2018
Eighteen-year-old Jonathan Chafin pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Huntington to theft of firearms from a licensed dealer. Prosecutors say Chafin and 23-year-old Robert Lee Reid broke into a pawn shop in Barboursville last December and stole ...

Pair wanted in Walmart theft

Rome Sentinel - 18 Jun 2018
A white man and woman are wanted in connection to a self-checkout lane theft at Walmart on Rome-Taberg Road, according to local law enforcement authorities. State police said the man left the store without paying for $92.75 worth of merchandise in the ...

Five charged in theft of weapons to appear in court

Bowling Green Daily News - 18 Jun 2018
Hagan is charged with one count of first-degree burglary, six counts of third-degree burglary, seven counts of third-degree criminal mischief, one count of theft by unlawful taking ($10,000 or more), two counts of theft by unlawful taking ($500 or more ...

Niskayuna man charged with identity theft

The Daily Gazette - 18 Jun 2018
NISKAYUNA -- A man who police said stole more than $29,000 by opening credit card accounts in another person's name has been arrested by State Troopers. Asif Ismail, 32, is charged with first-degree identity theft and third-degree grand larceny, both ...

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