Theft

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

Someone doesn't like security cameras up and down Pico Avenue in Jurupa Valley. (credit: Jeff Navigato)

Jurupa Valley Residents Keep Watch For Person Knocking Out Home Security Cameras

The homeowner told CBS2’s Tom Wait he’s stunned by the brazen nature of the crime.

08/14/2014

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Caught On Camera: Plant-Stealing Woman Strikes Bakery For 2nd Time In 2 Years

A woman was caught on a surveillance camera on Wednesday night digging plants up from a local business, placing them in a shopping cart, and walking away.

08/07/2014

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Covina Man Says Woman Swiped Package From Doorstep Minutes After Delivery

The victim, who wished only to be identified as James, says he discovered an identified woman had swiped a UPS package from his front porch while he was home Tuesday after watching back home security video.

CBS Los Angeles–08/06/2014

A Hesperia woman wants an urn containing her beloved mother's ashes returned. (credit: Llanas family)

Woman Wants Stolen Urn With Mother’s Ashes Returned

A Hesperia woman came home from a vacation last week to find her apartment had been ransacked.

07/23/2014

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Police: Mall Theft Suspect Flees Store Topless After Hitting Officer

Authorities Monday were investigating a topless thief who tried to steal merchandise from a San Gabriel Valley mall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2014

The LAPD is looking for this man. (credit: LAPD)

Police Hunt Man Suspected In Sexual Assault On Woman In Valley Home

Police say the man cut a window screen and climbed through the victim’s window.

07/10/2014

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Caught On Video: Woman Steals Mail, Packages From WeHo Complex

A woman was caught on video stealing mail and packages from a secure condominium complex in West Hollywood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2014

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Mom Pleads For Thief To Return Necklace With Daughter’s Ashes Inside

“There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about her,” says Karen Brown about her daughter.

06/19/2014

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‘Synthetic’ ID Theft Emerging As Fastest-Growing Type Of Consumer Fraud

A Marina del Rey man has been convicted on charges related to a rapidly-growing high-tech crime known as synthetic identity theft, according to an exclusive KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

06/19/2014

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After Being Burglarized, Newbury Park Woman Wrote Touching Letter To The Thieves

Carra Robertson wrote a letter to the Thousand Oaks Acorn but the missive was written to be a message to the person or persons who took her property.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

Police say the suspect (pictured above) was caught on camera stealing computers from a Glendale elementary school. (Photo courtesy Glendale PD)

Police: Laptops, iPad Stolen From Glendale School During Graduation

Police Tuesday released security camera photos of a woman suspected of stealing two laptop computers and an iPad tablet from a Glendale elementary school.

06/17/2014

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Ex-Compton Fire Official Sentenced For Theft

Prosecutors say Marcel Melanson was sentenced Monday to three years and four months in prison. He also must pay more than a half-million dollars in fines and restitution.

06/10/2014

Authorities say this video camera footage shows the suspect removing an ATM from a convenience store.  (Photo courtesy OCSD)

Tustin Man Arrested In Connection With Dozens Of ATM Thefts Across OC

Authorities have arrested a Tustin man who is suspected of having stolen as many as 24 ATM machines across Orange County over the course of the last year, officials said Tuesday.

06/10/2014

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Police Warn Wildomar Church Parishioners Of Possible ID Theft After Donations Reported Stolen

Police say an employee of Saint Francis of Rome Church on April 15 discovered a theft of personal check and cash donations from the previous week.

06/03/2014

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