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Mayor charged with stealing $8K from social club resigns
NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) - The mayor of an eastern Pennsylvania borough has resigned five months after he was charged with stealing $8,000 from a fire company social club. Nazareth (NAZ'-uh-reth) Mayor Carl Strye Jr. resigned on Tuesday. The borough council nominated Councilman John Samus to complete Strye's mayoral term through ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Criminal law Burglary Misdemeanor Theft Borough
Martha’s Vineyard burglar paints pet dog before being collared by police (PHOTO)
A Massachusetts man suspected of robbing a house has left a bizarre calling card - painting the homeowner’s dog purple before fleeing in a stolen car. Read Full Article at
19 points by Russia Today | Theft Crimes Criminal law Automobile Police Cruelty to animals Crime Burglary
Man charged with robbing off-duty officer in Lakeview
A Near North Side man has been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago police officer at gunpoint in Lakeview on Saturday, according to police and court records. Kendall Hammond, 18, is charged with armed robbery, disarming a police officer and aggravated assault of a police officer, according...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Crime Theft Robbery Crimes Burglary Assault Week-day names Constable
In Las Vegas, no neighborhood is safe from burglary
My wife, Patricia, and I drove out of town last weekend for some R&R. However, within minutes of driving onto our Summerlin street, the wonderful feeling of restoration that comes with three days on the waterfront turned into a high-anxiety downer.
842 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Burglary Las Vegas metropolitan area Theft Nevada Las Vegas Nevada Officer R v Collins Clark County Nevada
Boy charged with stealing truck from Woodstock driveway
A boy, suspected of additional vehicle thefts, is charged with stealing a Chevy truck from a driveway in northwest suburban Woodstock.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Automobile Mobil Theft Crime Larceny Motor vehicle Burglary Robbery
Suspect in Drake tour bus theft is a homeless janitor
The suspect accused of stealing jewelry from Drake’s tour bus during the rapper’s Phoenix concert is a homeless man who works as a janitor. Travion Lamar King, 21, was released on his own recognizance on one count each of burglary and theft, according to court documents made available Thursday. Police say King entered the bus...
5 points by New York Post | Phoenix Arizona Theft Burglary Victim Mary J. Blige Prince Nathan Drake Robbery
Suspect in Drake tour bus theft a homeless janitor
PHOENIX (AP) - The suspect accused of stealing jewelry from Drake's tour bus during the rapper's Phoenix concert is a homeless man who works as a janitor. Travion Lamar King was released on his own recognizance Wednesday on one count each of burglary and theft. Court documents say King lives ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Burglary Theft English-language films Robbery Week-day names Criminal law Crimes Theft Act 1968
Self-described white supremacist with meth wounded by Fla. cops
A self-described white supremacist was wounded in a gunfight with Florida detectives on Wednesday.
138 points by Daily News | Criminal law Crimes Police Assault Felony Misdemeanor Burglary Crime
Judge acquits man in fatal shooting of dead girlfriend's mother
A federal convict who was on trial for killing his dead girlfriend’s mother in her West Mifflin home was acquitted today on homicide, conspiracy and burglary charges.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania English-language films Crime Pittsburgh metropolitan area Burglary American films Criminal law Monongahela River
Bret Michaels’ cellphone stolen during New Hampshire gig
Ex-Poison frontman Bret Michaels says two thieves stole his cellphone while he was onstage during a recent performance in New Hampshire
69 points by The Boston Globe | Burglary Criminal law Theft Crime Misdemeanor Robbery Crimes Larceny
Mom defends football player after arrest

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | American football Felony National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Burglary Gold Crime High school Crimes
Williston man pleads guilty in oil patch explosives thefts
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Williston man accused of stealing explosives from companies operating in the North Dakota oil patch faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty. Tyler Porter was arrested in May and charged in federal court with five felonies that together carried a maximum punishment ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Criminal law North Dakota Burglary Misdemeanor Plea English-language films Williston North Dakota Pleas
Pa. mayor charged with stealing $8K from social club resigns
NAZARETH, Pa. (AP) - The mayor of an eastern Pennsylvania borough has resigned five months after he was charged with stealing $8,000 from a fire company social club.
1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Criminal law Burglary Misdemeanor
$3 million in jewelry taken from Drake tour bus found; suspect arrested
"Hotline Bling" rapper Drake saw the safe return of millions of dollars' worth of actual bling stolen from his tour bus.Phoenix police recovered a reported $3 million worth of jewelry that was taken from a tour bus being used by the musician and DJ Future the Prince while they were performing Tuesday.Travion...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Phoenix Arizona Tempe Arizona Arizona State University Mary J. Blige Arizona Burglary Nathan Drake Concert
Suspect arrested in $3M Drake tour bus jewelry heist
Police would not say to whom the jewelry belonged.       
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2012 mistaken identity cop-shoot victim was not given aid: video
Lawyers for Reynaldo Cuevas' family say the city NYPD has engaged in a "coverup."
260 points by Daily News | Robbery New York City Theft Manhattan The Bronx Criminal law Burglary New York City Police Department
Chronic, affluent Kansas shoplifter gets prison time
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An affluent suburban Kansas City woman with a history of shoplifting was sentenced Friday to a year and seven months in prison for her thefts of tens of thousands dollars of items, often peddled out of…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Theft Misdemeanor Criminal law Crime Shoplifting Burglary Felony Larceny
Parents accused in kid's shooting death investigated in 2014
PHOENIX (AP) — Child-welfare officials investigated an Arizona couple accused of murder in their 9-year-old son's shooting death after she gave birth to a child who had been exposed to methadone and heroin.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police Phoenix Arizona Constable Sheriff Viscount Burglary Coroner Crime
Nevada AG indicts man identified as ‘sovereign citizen’ accused of taking over Las Vegas home
A man accused of taking over a Las Vegas home and claiming ownership of the property as a sovereign citizen was indicted on theft and burglary charges Thursday.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Criminal law Nevada Burglary Trespass Jurisdiction Theft Lawsuit Cease and desist
2 arrested for carjacking, running over Oroville Dam evacuee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have arrested two people accused of carjacking and running over a man preparing to flee when authorities ordered those living downstream from the Oroville Dam to evacuate. Butte County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that 27-year-old Cody Bowles and 31-year-old Lucia Ripley were arrested Friday in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Butte County California Theft Robbery Crime Oroville California Crimes Lake Oroville Burglary
Hatton Garden ringleader admits role in earlier 1 million pound heist
Daniel UriaFeb. 18 (UPI) -- One of the ringleaders in England's largest jewelry heist admitted to stealing 1 million pounds of valuables in another burglary five years earlier.
2 points by UPI | Theft United Press International Robbery Burglary Million Crimes Jewellery Gemstone
Police: Corktown's Katoi restaurant 'gutted' after burglars set fire
The overnight fire gutted the Thai-themed restaurant which was named the top new eatery for 2016        
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FBI: White supremacist bought gun for Dylann Roof-style attack
Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.        
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Henderson police arrest 6 suspected of multiple residential burglaries
The six suspects were arrested Thursday after police received tips, surveillance footage and photos from concerned citizens, according to the Henderson Police Department.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Criminal law Theft Crime Constable Robbery Chief of police Burglary Aaron Eckhart
2 men charged with breaking into health food store: Evanston police
Evanston police arrested two men Thursday in connection with an early morning burglary at a local specialty grocery store. Nicholas A. Economos, 29, of the 2800 block of West Glenlake in Chicago, and Alejandro J. Elvira, 21, of the 9200 block of Fairway Drive in Des Plaines, were each charged with...
30 points by Chicago Tribune | Burglary Whole Foods Market Grocery store Lake Shore Drive Health food Felony According to Jim Crime
Ohio inmate accused of threatening Donald Trump, other officials
Also, Some of the letters mailed by Rodney Cydrus, 47, of Chillicothe, Ohio, contained white powder, which turned to be harmless. Rodney CydrusOhio Department of Corrections  CINCINNATI, Ohio -- An inmate in a prison in southwest Ohio is accused of mailing threatening letters about Donald Trump and other lawmakers, reports say. Some of the letters mailed by Rodney Cydrus, 47, of Chillicothe, Ohio, contained white powder, which turned to be harmless, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. He mailed letters five separate times between Jan. 17 and Jan. 31, threatening Trump, federal judges, the FBI and the Federal Public Defender's Office, according to Four of the letters were sent to the FBI and the fifth to the public defender's office. He was indicted in federal court on Wednesday. Cydrus already is imprisoned at the Lebanon Correctional Institution in Lebanon, Ohio, on charges that include arson, theft, breaking and entering, burglary and aggravated robbery, records show. Another 10 years could be added to his prison term if he's found guilty of mailing threatening communications. His current sentence is scheduled to end in April 2024, records show. To comment on this story, please visit Thursday's crime and courts comments page.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Theft Robbery Burglary Criminal justice Crime Cincinnati Criminal law The Cincinnati Enquirer
Officials: Ohio inmate threatened Trump, sent white powder
Ohio prison inmate has been charged with threatening president, federal judges and others.       
5 points by USA Today | Criminal justice Federal government of the United States United States Federal Bureau of Investigation Lawyer Prison Burglary United States Department of Justice
Robbers caught on camera stealing pain pills from Brooklyn store
Cops are searching for a pair of burglars caught on camera breaking into a Brooklyn supermarket and stealing boxes of pain meds.
28 points by Daily News | Brooklyn New York City Theft Robbery Burglary Law enforcement English-language films Surveillance
No looting but some burglaries during Oroville Dam evacuation, Sheriff says
Updates: New storms approach, but officials confident Oroville Dam and spillways will hold up Feb. 15, 2017, 8:31 p.m. The rain has started to return in Northern California and will continue over the next few days, but officials aren't as concerned about the upcoming weather so much as the damage...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Theft Oroville California Lake Oroville Robbery Butte County California United States Burglary Weather
5 teens arrested in Jonesboro theft of dozens of guns
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Police say five teenagers have been arrested for stealing at least 64 guns from a pawn shop in Jonesboro. Police spokesman Paul Holmes told reporters that two 16-year-olds and three 17-year-olds were arrested Tuesday for the Feb. 5 burglary. Holmes says a sixth teenager was arrested ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Criminal law Crime Theft Robbery Burglary Theft Act 1968 Educational psychology
Five homes reported burglarized in Austin
At least five homes have been reported burglarized in the West Side Austin neighborhood this month.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | 5th millennium 5000 Police Wyoming Nevada Theft Burglary Los Angeles
Akron man charged with arson in explosion that leveled home
An Akron man is accused of causing the explosion that leveled his house last week in the city's West Akron neighborhood. AKRON, Ohio - An Akron man is accused of causing the explosion that leveled his house last week in the city's West Akron neighborhood. Rodney Lee Hylton, 49, is charged with aggravated arson and arson in the Feb. 7 explosion that destroyed the house on Courtland Avenue near South Hawkins Avenue, according to Akron Municipal Court records. The court issued a warrant for Hylton's arrest, records show. Witnesses told that a man stumbled out of the house after the explosion. Paramedics took the man to a local hospital, an Akron Fire Department spokesman said last week. Fire officials said last week that they believed the explosion, which happened just after 7:30 p.m., was caused by a gas leak. Crews completely extinguished the blaze just before 10 p.m., and utilities companies were on scene to shut off gas and electricity feeds to the house.  While nearby homes and residents were evacuated as a precaution, no other houses were damaged, officials said. A Summit County grand jury indicted Hylton on Feb. 3 on charges of breaking and entering, theft, vandalism and several lesser offenses, court records show. His first court appearance has not been scheduled. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Wednesday's crime and courts comments page.
8 points by The Plain Dealer | Jury Grand jury Criminal law Natural gas Court Electric charge Arson Burglary
Two former TSU employees accused of stealing more than $500,000 from school
Two former Texas Southern University employees are accused of stealing more than $500,000 from the Houston college, according to authorities.
26 points by The Houston Chronicle | Southwestern Athletic Conference Houston Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Criminal law Lawyer Burglary Historically black universities and colleges in the United States University of Virginia
Police: Man charged with burglarizing Skokie hookah shop
A man was charged Saturday with two counts of burglary for breaking into a north suburban Hookah shop early Friday morning in Skokie.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Felony Burglary Rock music Life imprisonment Stewart Copeland Burglar alarm
Police warn of home burglaries in West Town
Police are warning residents of two recent burglaries in the West Town neighborhood.
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2 juveniles charged with North Side armed robbery spree
Two juvenile boys were charged with multiple armed robberies on Saturday on the North Side.
265 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Crime 6th millennium Theft Robbery Burglary
Baby sitter pleads guilty in Colorado bank robbery
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A baby sitter accused of using two children in her care to rob a Colorado bank has pleaded guilty to theft, forgery and attempted robbery.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Front Range Urban Corridor Robbery Theft Crime Colorado municipalities Carjacking Burglary Theft Act 1968
Infamous con man found living in illegal mountain shack
James Hogue once posed as high-school student and track star       
88 points by USA Today | Burglary Theft Criminal law Crime High school Robbery The Washington Post Larceny
Man gets 15 years in prison for stealing PlayStation
A southwest suburban Bolingbrook man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday for stealing a PlayStation video game system.
143 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Video game console Chicago metropolitan area Crime Burglary Robbery Interstate 355 Theft Prison
Longmont woman mourns again after husband’s ashes taken in burglary
A thief who broke into Mary Nazzaro's home took a laptop and an oak humidor that contained roses from her husband's funeral service, a braid of her snipped hair and her husband's ashes. The theft happened days before the fifth anniversary of her husband, Jeff's sudden death on Feb. 11, 2012.
2 points by The Denver Post | Theft Robbery Burglary Theft Act 1968 Containers Crimes Marriage Carjacking
Multiple arrests after robbery at telephone store

6 points by The Houston Chronicle | Criminal law Burglary Misdemeanor Sheriffs in the United States White-collar crime
Longtime conman pleads guilty in Aspen theft case
A longtime conman will be sentenced on charges including theft after an illegally built shack led to his arrest.
5 points by The Denver Post | Burglary Theft Crime Criminal law Robbery Theft Act 1968 English-language films Crimes
Oregon man sentenced to 10 years for string of burglaries
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - A burglar arrested by Eugene police last month has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after accepting a plea agreement. The Register-Guard reports ( ) 26-year-old Ryan Hershey pleaded guilty Monday to 11 counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary. Police say Hershey ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Eugene Oregon Pleas Criminal law Crime Burglary Plea Theft
ATM burglars strike out at 2 Houston banks
Two men are in custody after police say they were caught red-handed trying to burglarize a Houston bank early Tuesday.
-2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Burglary
Burglars take jewelry and cash from homes on NW Side
Police are warning residents of several home burglaries throughout January in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
4 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police United States Burglary Home Open set According to Jim England
North Side burglaries prompt community alert
Police are warning residents of burglaries on the North Side in the last few weeks.
2 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Burglary North According to Jim
Police warn of burglaries on North Side
Police are warning residents of burglaries in the Town Hall district on the North Side in the last few weeks.
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Police warn of home burglaries in Lake View
Several people have burglarized homes over the past two months in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side.
4 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United Kingdom Burglary Black people African American 10 Theft
$175,000 in jewelry and valuables stolen from singer Nicki Minaj's Beverly Hills home
Thieves stole $175,000 worth of jewelry and other valuables from singer Nicki Minaj’s home in Beverly Hills, police said. The burglary occurred between Nov. 24 and Jan. 24 in the 2600 block of Bowmont Avenue, when the 34-year-old “Anaconda” singer was not home, said Officer Aareon Jefferson, a...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Theft Burglary Police Robbery Criminal Investigation Department Nicki Minaj Los Angeles Surveillance
England burglar found stuck in second story bathroom window
Daniel UriaFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Police in England apprehended a clumsy burglar after he was found trapped in the second story window of a woman's home.
30 points by UPI | United Press International Greater Manchester Police Greater Manchester Burglary Law enforcement in the United Kingdom Theft BBC