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Shoplifter Arrested After Shoving Steak Down His Pants

A 53-year-old man in Arkansas was arrested last week for shoplifting. His crime was one that has long fascinated us here at Consumerist: he is accused of trying to steal steaks from a Food Giant grocery store by shoving them down his pants. 155 more words


Walmart shoplifters spray deodorant and fire shots in bizarre escape

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. — Police are looking for several shoplifting suspects who fired shots at someone they may have thought had followed them out of the store. 244 more words


Should we give softer sentences to shoplifters that steal from wealthier shops?

David Lammy, a Labour MP, says that the law should be looked at in regards to shoplifting. He says that shoplifters who steal from wealthier shops should get a softer sentence, as the shop is able to absorb the loss compared to small corner shops. 27 more words

Multimedia Journalism

Black NY Dem argues: ‘White people don’t eat the way we do’

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Stores in black neighborhoods are leaving because they are being stolen blind by shoplifters that think they are owed something because they are black. 251 more words

Beaufort County looking for a trio of shoplifters

Beaufort County deputies are on the hunt for a trio of shoplifters.

The most recent shoplifting was Saturday, where a man stole a video game for the Wal-Mart on Pembroke Drive on Hilton Head Island. 78 more words

Local News

Shoplifters sell stolen meat to food carts

PORTLAND, Ore. — Two food cart operators in Portland were arrested last week for knowingly buying stolen meat and other items from shoplifters.

The shoplifters would steal the meat, shove it in their pants and then sell the stolen meat to food cart owners according to police. 84 more words