Two women pretended to be animal cruelty officers and took off with this Echo Park man's dog. (credit: LAPD)

LAPD Warns Public About New, Sophisticated Dognapping Scheme

The police are also asking for the public’s help to try to nab the scam artists.


Alis Archibeque is accused of embezzling more than $345,000 from the Riverside Police Officers' Association. (credit: Riverside Police Dept.)

Former Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling Nearly $350K From Riverside Police Officers’ Association

A complete investigation alleges Alis Archibeque purchased personal groceries, gas, utility bills, concert tickets, jewelry, tattoos, car payments and home appliances with the RPOA credit cards.


Copper wiring stolen at a Rialto concrete plant in Palmdale in January. There has been an uptick of similar robberies in the San Gabriel Valley. (courtesy Palmdale Sheriff's Dept.)

Beverly Hills Hit By Copper Wire Thieves For 2nd Time

The city of Beverly Hills has been hit by copper thieves for the second time in the past several weeks.



Ex-Irwindale Officer Who Stole $250K From Dad, 84, Sentenced To Prison

A former Irwindale police officer who stole $250,000 in cash from his 84-year-old father was sentenced Monday to one year in county jail and ordered to repay the money.


(credit: Rialto Police)

Judge: Former Rialto District Accountant To Remain In Jail

A former Rialto Unified School District accountant accused of stealing $1.8 million in district lunch money will remain in jail, a judge decided Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

Doris Ann Gamble aka Doris Thompson. (credit: CBS)

Octogenarian With Long Rap Sheet Sentenced To 6 Years

An 82-year-old woman whose rap sheet goes back more than 50 years has been sentenced in Los Angeles to six years in state prison.


(source: O.C. Sheriff’s Department)

Former Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Stealing From Charity

A police officer, who was once called a hero, was in an Orange County jail Thursday night, accused of stealing money from a police charity.


Luis Maximino Lucero Ballinas (courtesy Irvine PD)

OC Burger King Worker Busted For Allegedly Stealing From Disabled Customer

A fast food worker is behind bars Thursday on charges of stealing from a mentally disabled customer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/05/2012


New In-Car Technology Helps Deputies Arrest 2 In Santa Clarita

Deputies say new technology installed in their patrol car assisted them in detaining two men suspected in a burglary spree.


(credit: CBS)

Naughty, Not Nice! 3 Youth Caught Allegedly Stealing Christmas Presents

Santa, bring extra coal! Police say an 18-year-old and two juveniles were caught, red-handed, stealing Christmas presents from a home in Long Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2010

(credit: Ed Andrieski/AP)

Medical Marijuana Shop Robbed But Not For Loot

Police say a medical marijuana shop was robbed in San Diego on Thanksgiving but the thieves took pot and not cash.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2010

(Credit: CBS)

Clerk Pleads Guilty To Stealing $70K From La Habra

Officials report a former part-time municipal employee admitted Tuesday that she stole more than $70,000 while working for the city of La Habra.

CBS Los Angeles–09/07/2010