Stories tagged: theft
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum
Thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
Troopers: National Guard Humvee stolen from Ohio armory
Authorities in Ohio are still on the hunt for a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Two Bend teens arrested for allegedly selling fake gold bars
Police have arrested two teenagers in Central Oregon for allegedly selling fake gold bars to unsuspecting adults in the past year.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Car thieves strike again but this time ditch stolen Honda in the Spokane River
A woman found her car partially submerged in the Spokane River near her apartment complex.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Idaho man pleads guilty in theft of California man’s cattle
A southern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to stealing cattle after branding as his own and selling about 100 animals belonging to a California man.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Supreme Court throws out sentences in Halloween robbery case
The Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the lengthy sentences of two men who were teenagers when they used a revolver to steal candy and cellphones on Halloween …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 6:03 a.m.
Veterans Affairs data show low rate of discipline for drug loss, theft
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it would boost employee drug testing and inspections amid rising cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions, acknowledging gaps that had allowed thousands …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
$5,000 reward up offered in Crater Lake ammo theft case
Authorities have increased the reward for information that leads them to whoever stole 10,000 rounds of ammunition at Crater Lake National Park.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 4:49 a.m.
Sharp increase in missing drugs at some VA hospitals
Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Cheney woman charged with embezzling $14,000 from memorial benefit fund
Spokane County deputies arrested a Cheney businesswoman suspected of stealing money from a memorial fund set up to aid the families of two men killed in a July boating accident …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Man convicted of stealing $500K in cigarettes from Connecticut warehouse
A New Jersey man has been convicted in federal court of stealing more than 8,000 cartons of cigarettes worth about $500,000.
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Hazel Dell couple, out $2,100, warn of mystery-shopper scam
A Hazel Dell couple are out more than $2,000 after getting suckered in by a mystery-shopper scam, and they’d like to warn others to watch out.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Yakima food bank says 1,000 pounds of food stolen
Officials say nearly 1,000 pounds of food was stolen from a food bank located in a downtown Yakima church.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
3-year-old boy found in stolen car after pursuit
Authorities found a 3-year-old boy in the back seat of a stolen car after a pursuit early Wednesday morning.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Spokane woman goes down to the Spokane River to photograph ducks, finds a submerged car instead
Rescue crews filled the area of Desmet Avenue and Hogan Street in search of that apparently drove into the Spokane River.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Suspects arrested in $500,000 SeaTac jewelry heist
Authorities say three men have been arrested in connection with a $500,000 jewelry heist at a hotel in SeaTac.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Sen. Warren asks why Wells Fargo complaint website vanished under Trump administration
Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the acting Labor secretary to explain why a website for complaints from Wells Fargo & Co. employees disappeared after President Donald Trump took office, and she …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Men accused of robbing Mariners’ pitcher, high-end homes
A group of thieves has been arrested in connection to a number of high-end residential robberies that includes Mariners’ pitcher Felix Hernandez as a victim.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
College library’s sprinkler system installed without water pipes
A contract employee who was to install a fire sprinkler system in the library at Montana State University Billings is charged with theft by embezzlement for selling or disposing of …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
Montana woman admits to taking $1.5M in pyramid scheme case
A northwestern Montana woman charged with operating a Ponzi scheme that scammed dozens of investors out of more than $1.5 million has changed her plea in the case.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Does D.B. Cooper evidence link hijacker to Boeing? Plot thickens
You know the recent stories exploring whether D.B. Cooper was a Boeing employee? Never mind. That theory only lasted a few days. Time for a new speculation.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
California thieves take 190K bees from Montana beekeeper
A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 bee hives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:40 a.m.
Las Vegas man’s stolen tiny house recovered in Oregon
A Las Vegas man is getting his home back after the tiny structure was stolen from an eastern Oregon truck stop in December.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Israeli police question Netanyahu over graft suspicions
Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his official residence in Jerusalem over graft allegations that are casting a pall over his leadership.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Appeals court calls 12-year sentence for stealing $44 in coins ‘absurd’
After Harley Busse was convicted of stealing $44 in coins from a vending machine, the judge in his case noted that he had an “egregious” criminal history as a “career …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Thieves stealing Christmas mail in North Idaho
Idaho State Police and local authorities are investigating a string of mail thefts in three North Idaho counties.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Donations to help abandoned animals stolen from SCRAPS
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is looking for help locating two people who stole cash from their donation box on Thursday.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
Nearly 400,000 Community Health Plan of Washington customers’ information exposed in data breach
Almost 400,000 current and former members of the Community Health Plan of Washington have had personal information exposed in a data breach.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
BBQ food cart chef faces prison term for $3 million theft
A Portland food cart proprietor is facing more than three years in prison for actions taken before he reinvented himself as an acclaimed barbecue chef.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 7:40 a.m.
State crime lab scientist sentenced to 3 years in prison
A federal judge sentenced a fired forensic scientist at the Oregon State Police crime labs Monday to three years in prison for stealing hundreds of pills from evidence submitted to …