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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — In 1973, Joe Lyon was a 5-year-old kid oblivious to his future calling as a police officer. The same year, a woman named Genevieve Miller filed a theft report with the Fort Wayne Police Department after someone stole her...
MISHAWAKA – With a record number of sales for retailers this holiday season, many are calling it "a good year." Big box retailers and online merchants all saw positive outcomes of the holiday shopping surge. But how did non-retail shops do? A...
LAS VEGAS — He was just a kid from the neighborhood who never had much. Mature for his age, the eldest of 11 children, Marcos Arenas always knew his blue-collar father was just scraping by. So the iPad was precious, a gift for his 15th birthday...
Deputies bagged a West Boca woman after they say she tried to clean up by stealing a trio of high end vacuums and pawning them off. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies say Alicia Helene Anderson, 22, walked into Kohl's in Coconut Creek on Dec. 17...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio has sentenced a Michigan man to consecutive life prison sentences for the slaying of a pawn shop manager and the death of an accomplice during a robbery. Prosecutors said 48-year-old Darren Taylor was one of...
Tags: Theft, Prisons, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Punishment
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man dubbed the "Internet Casanova" to 18 months in prison for pawning his girlfriend's camera. St. Joseph Superior Court Judge John Marnocha called 29-year-old defendant Raymond Holycross of...
Tags: Theft, Judges, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Trials
A Ford Heights fire dispatcher has been charged with buying a piece of department equipment knowing it was stolen, then pawning the item, the Cook County sheriff's office announced today. A $20,000 personal recognizance bond was set today for Varndell...
Tags: Sauk Village, Theft, Ford Heights, Chicago Heights
A 14-year-old middle school student who spray painted 'Speedy wuz here' at a house he is accused of burglarizing has been arrested along with a 40-year-old man he lives with, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report. Sheriff's...
Mississippi attorney Don Barrett knows well the worries of gun owners. After all, he's one himself. "We don't want anybody messing with our guns," he said. But what happened to Thomas Wortham IV is different, says Barrett, who joined with the Brady...
Two Christiansburg pawn shop owners have been charged with keeping improper records at their store. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, several violations were found during a search of records at Bargain Pawn on Radford Road in...
FloriDUHDeputies busted Kenneth Karl Purdin II, 24, for swiping jewelry valued at $22,410 from his parents, according to a news release from the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. The parents had been away but discovered their jewelry was missing, along with an...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefSurveillance video shows a Campbell County man selling his grandparents' jewelry, around the time deputies believe they were shot to death. Robert Philbrook walked in to the Lynchburg Pawn Shop on Fort Avenue February 12 - the same day investigators...
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