‘We Feel A Little Bit Like We're Under Assault’: Retailers, DAs Say California Needs Stronger Shoplifting LawSpurred by a recent run of large-scale smash-and-grab robberies, prosecutors and retailers are pushing back on assertions by California's governor and attorney general that they have enough tools to combat retail theft in the wake of a voter-approved easing of related laws.
Gov. Newsom Says Shoplifters Should Be Prosecuted Under Existing California LawsGov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in no uncertain terms that he thinks shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws, as he called out local officials whom he said have been reluctant to do so.
Sheriff: Suspected Shoplifter Pulled Knife On North Auburn Store Employee Who Confronted HimAuthorities say an alleged shoplifter is also suspected of pulling a knife on an employee who confronted him.
Police: Alleged Stockton Shoplifter In Wheelchair Ran Over Employee’s Foot In GetawayOfficers are asking for help in identifying a suspect in a wheelchair who allegedly ran over an employee’s foot while stealing some merchandise from a Stockton store last week.
Crime Cancels Christmas: Old Sacramento Holiday-Themed Store Closing After String Of TheftsA longtime family-owned Christmas store in Old Sacramento is being forced to close as it's been overwhelmed by shoplifters.
Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Shoplifting $600+ Worth Of Items From Auburn Grocery StoreA man armed with a knife suspected of shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of items from an Auburn grocery store was arrested after a tense standoff with deputies.
Man, 45, Suspected Of Shooting At Ceres Home Depot Loss Prevention AgentAuthorities have arrested the alleged shoplifter suspected of shooting at a Home Depot loss prevention worker in Ceres over the weekend.
Off-Duty Police Officer Dragged While Trying To Stop Alleged Shoplifters In SonoraAn off-duty Sonora police officer was dragged by a vehicle while trying to stop suspected shoplifters earlier this week.
Shoplifting Suspect Allegedly Assaulted Store Employee Blocking Doorway In SonoraAn alleged shoplifter is now also facing assault charges after he reportedly injured a store employee's wrist.
Organized Retail Theft On The Rise; Cops Blame Prop 47, Safe Neighborhoods LawCBS13 found that while the rate of these grab and dash crimes is on the rise, the rate of arrest is down.
Unboxing Then Walking: 3 People Arrested On Suspicion Of Shoplifting In VacavillePolice have arrested three people suspected of stealing merchandise from local stores after the suspects allegedly unboxed it before they left.
Fast-Acting Roseville Store Manager Sends Two To JailWhen police found the two in their car a short time later, they say Johnson and Frazer had more than $4000 worth of stolen goods.
7-Eleven Manager Catches Shoplifter Red-Handed, Posts VideosAkhtar tells News 3 that he spots the shoplifters on surveillance video and then confronts them before leaving the property.
Police: Woman Arrested After Hiding Stolen Meat In Her PantsPolice in Florida say a woman's shopping trip to Publix ended in the meat department after she tried to steal several steaks by hiding them in her pants.
UCLA Players Arrested In China On Suspicion Of Shoplifting ApologizeCollege basketball players Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill publicly apologized Wednesday after they were accused of shoplifting in China.