Large Retailers Blame Proposition 47 For Increase In ShopliftingLarge retailers including Safeway, Target, Rite Aid and CVS pharmacies say they have seen shoplifting jump at least 15 percent since California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ago.
Wal-Mart Settles Lawsuit Over Firing Workers Who Disarmed Suspected ShopliftersThree workers took the gun and pinned the man to the wall, but were fired shortly after. Wal-Mart disagrees about exactly what happened, saying the shoplifter tried to leave at one point and kept the weapon in his pocket.
6-Person Crew Arrested, Suspected In String Of Kohl's TheftsA crew of suspected shoplifters were caught by police in Vacaville.
Police: Lodi Shoplifting Suspect Had 2 Pipe Bombs In Car A woman who was arrested in a Lodi parking lot on shoplifting charges Monday also had two pipe bombs in her car, police say.
Police: Men Stole Bottle Of Alcohol From Walmart, Attacked Security Guard Two men are under arrest on charges they shoplifted some alcohol from a Rocklin Walmart, then attacked two people who tried to stop them.
2 Mothers Allegedly Took Kids Shoplifting At Yuba City WalmartTwo mothers ended up in jail Sunday after they allegedly used their young children to steal nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise from a Yuba City Walmart, police say.
UPDATED: Mom Accused Of Shoplifting And Assaulting Security Guards In Front Of Kids Turns Herself InThe Stockton mother accused of stealing from a store Monday and stuffing the stolen goods into a baby stroller turned herself into police Wednesday afternoon.
Woman With Baby Arrested For Robbing Store At KnifepointA Richmond woman has been charged for allegedly robbing an El Cerrito store at knifepoint with her infant son in tow, authorities said Wednesday.
Lawmaker Caught Shoplifting Issues An ApologyA California lawmaker who pleaded no contest last week to charges that she shoplifted from a San Francisco department store has issued an apology.
Lawmaker Sentenced To 3 Years Of Probation For ShopliftingA California lawmaker accused of shoplifting from a department store pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor count of grand theft, as her attorney blamed the incident on a benign brain tumor.
Alleged Shoplifter Abandons Children In StoreA mother has been arrested after fleeing a department store after being spotted shoplifting, leaving her children behind in the process, authorities said.