Shoplifting

Michael Everett is accused of shoplifting at the Compare Foods store in Freeport, Long Island and confronting a security guard with a meat cleaver. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: LI Security Guard Talks About Cleaver Attack While Confronting Alleged Shoplifter

There was a big scare this week at a Nassau County grocery store, when a security guard confronted a suspected shoplifter and was nearly attacked with a meat cleaver.

07/08/2015

Alexander Wachmyanin is charged with shoplifting at an East Rockaway CVS drugstore and carjacking a woman. (Credit: Nassau County Police)

Man Charged With Shoplifting From CVS, Carjacking Woman In East Rockaway

A man was charged this week with shoplifting numerous items from a CVS drugstore in East Rockaway, Long Island, and carjacking a woman to make his getaway.

06/30/2015

Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City, N.Y. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Police Change Policy On Shoplifters At 2 Malls

Nassau County Police say shoplifters at Green Acres and Roosevelt Field malls are no longer being taken into custody after being arrested.

06/09/2015

Police in New Jersey are trying to tackle a disturbing trend: parents using their children to help them shoplift. (credit: CBS2)

Wayne Police Responding To Troubling Trend Of Parents Using Kids To Shoplift

Police in New Jersey are trying to tackle a disturbing trend: parents using their children to help them shoplift.

05/08/2015

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Police: Shoplifter In Riverhead Found With Knife, Guns & Ammunition

Police in Riverhead said Nicholas Kieltyka, of Kings Park, was arrested Saturday after he was spotted removing and concealing ammunition at a Walmart on Route 88.

03/01/2015

Tiona Rodriguez

Shoplifting Case Dropped Against NYC Teen Found With Dead Baby In Bag At Victoria’s Secret

A judge has dismissed a shoplifting case against a Brooklyn teenager found with a baby’s remains in a shopping bag.

12/04/2014

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Woman Caught On Camera Stealing Hundreds Of Dollars Of Clothes From L.I. Store

Security cameras at The Island, a Lilly Pulitzer clothing store in Garden City, Long Island, caught a woman stuffing item after item into her large handbag.

10/16/2014

Jameis Winston (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Winston Back On FSU Baseball Team Following Shoplifting Incident

Jameis Winston has been reinstated to Florida State’s baseball team after being suspended following a shoplifting incident, the school confirmed Sunday. The Heisman Trophy winner was issued a civil citation and entered a program that required 20 hours of community service.

05/04/2014

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Shoplifting Charges Dismissed For Pakistani Macy’s Customer Who Claimed Profiling

A Pakistani shopper who said she was unfairly profiled and falsely accused of stealing jewelry at Macy’s flagship Herald Square store got the charges dismissed Wednesday.

04/30/2014

News conference (Credit: WCBS 880's Marla Diamond)

Venezuelan Tourist Cleared Of Alleged Shoplifting At Macy’s

A Venezuelan tourist was acquitted Monday of shoplifting at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in one of several cases of shoppers saying they were wrongly accused of stealing at major New York City retailers.

03/31/2014

Tiona Rodriguez

Brooklyn Teen Who Carried Dead Baby In Shopping Bag Headed To Trial

A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on a shoplifting charge.

12/10/2013

Tiona Rodriguez

Report: More Tests Needed To Determine How Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Died

An autopsy of a fetus found in a teenage girl’s shopping bag at a New York City lingerie store was inconclusive, and more tests will be needed to determine how the fetus died, the city medical examiner’s office says.

10/19/2013

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Correctional Officer Accused Of Shooting Son After Shoplifting Arrest

A New York City correctional officer stood charged Monday with shooting his own son, following a fight after his son was allegedly caught shoplifting.

08/26/2013

Bronx Store Robbers

Police: Men Stole From Bronx Clothing Store, Attacked Staffer

Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in finding two suspects who shoplifted from a Bronx clothing store and attacked an employee in broad daylight this past weekend.

03/25/2013

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Report: Forest Whitaker Says He Was Wrongly Accused Of Shoplifting In Deli

Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whittaker said in a published report that he was wrongly accused of shoplifting at a deli on the Upper West Side.

02/16/2013

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