Stories tagged: shoplifting
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
A shoplifting situation at NorthTown Mall escalated Tuesday evening when the suspect allegedly attempted to pull out a realistic-looking fake gun.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
A worker at Rite Aid was knocked unconscious Wednesday evening by a shoplifter she was trying to stop.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
President Donald Trump has started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China. In …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
President Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
President Donald Trump is asking whether three UCLA basketball players will thank him after they were released from detention in China. Trump said he raised their case with China’s president …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
UCLA faces the embarrassing prospect of opening its season without three freshmen players who have been benched after being released on bail following an alleged shoplifting incident in China.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
A Soap Lake couple reportedly brought a baby in a stroller with them into a Moses Lake store as they stole numerous items from the business and tried to leave …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Kevin Hulten, a 38-year-old former editor at the Statesman-Examiner newspaper and political operative previously tied to a Snohomish County elections scandal, faces additional theft charges after an alleged string of …
Thu., May 18, 2017
The Colville Statesman-Examiner won’t say if Kevin Hulten is still employed following charges of shoplifting and his removal from the publication’s masthead this week.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
An accused shoplifter in North Idaho walked out of a Walmart store as if she had won a shopping spree. Jennifer L. Dossett of Coeur d’Alene allegedly pushed two carts …
Wed., April 13, 2016
Sheriff’s detectives investigating a theft in Spokane Valley are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who walked out out of a store without paying for two security …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015
The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld the state’s burglary law in a Kootenai County case that challenged it as unconstitutional, because a man who shoplifted items from Walmart was charged …
Wed., July 8, 2015
A 31-year-old woman allegedly abandoned two children last week at a Home Depot in Spokane Valley after an employee caught her stealing inventory. Amber M. Elliott is accused of trying …
Mon., June 22, 2015
The suspected shoplifter who died last week while being detained by a store security guard in Coeur d’Alene has been identified as 35-year-old Andrew M. Dearmin.
Fri., June 19, 2015
A shoplifting suspect died Wednesday night in Coeur d’Alene after he was held on the ground by a loss prevention officer from a nearby grocery store, police said. The 35-year-old …
Sat., June 6, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago The Al G. Barnes Wild Animal Circus was in town, and nearly every seat was filled for the performances at Recreation Park.
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
So the Kootenai County prosecutor has admitted that putting a warrant out on a 9-year-old who’s accused of grabbing bubblegum from a grocery store was not, um, warranted. “I have …
Sat., Jan. 3, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Two Washington Water Power meter installers got a hissing, slithering surprise in the basement of the old Club Cafe on Howard Street.
Tue., March 18, 2014
A trio of would-be shoplifters had their plans foiled by police and store employees over the weekend. Chad Burk, 40, was arrested late Friday after witnesses said he left a …
Thu., Feb. 27, 2014
A man and a woman captured on surveillance video threatened to shoot and stab witnesses when confronted after a suspected shoplifting at a Spokane Fred Meyer store on Saturday, police …
Sat., July 27, 2013
It was the squirt of lotion heard ’round the world. Or at least heard ’round the Washington state Supreme Court chambers.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2012
SPOKANE — When a Spokane drugstore clerk confronted a suspected shoplifter early today he pulled out a knife and threatened her.
Wed., April 27, 2011
Call it the great hot dog caper. Or maybe the greatly overblown hot dog caper would be more accurate. One day last December, Eastern Washington University student John Richardson got …
Wed., April 6, 2011
Justice is blind, they say. And sometimes it’s dumb. Take the case of the $163 shoplifter and the 799-day prosecution. The overworked Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office overcharged a young woman …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011
There are a million crime stories in the big, or actually midsize, city. Here are two minor but entertaining ones. First, the Dine-n-Dash Sprint.
Sun., Jan. 9, 2011
Kristin Bell had what she calls a moment of weakness that has turned into a 2 1/2-year legal nightmare and forced her to give up a dream of ever working …
Fri., June 26, 2009
Patrons in a Spokane Valley pub thought the meat salesman was legit when he walked into the bar a month ago selling frozen steaks. “He had a little uniform on …
Thu., Nov. 6, 1997
Spokane police are investigating a report of shots fired at homes early Saturday morning. Shots were fired from a vehicle in the 2800 block of East Nebraska at 3 a.m. …
Thu., Aug. 29, 1996
A teenage driver and two friends were threatened by a man with a gun early Monday, but sped away before a shot was fired. The 18-year-old driver told deputies a …