• Tue 82°F / 53°F
Home » Posts tagged with » Theft (Page 2)

Cops Say Japanese Man Stole More Than 1,100 Library Books

Cops Say Japanese Man Stole More Than 1,100 Library Books

Photos.com/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — Japanese police have arrested a 61-year-old man accused of stealing more than 1,100 library books.Officials say Mitsuka Suizu was initially arrested in July for taking a few books from the public library in Nagato, in we…

Cops Say Japanese Man Stole More Than 1,100 Library Books

Cops Say Japanese Man Stole More Than 1,100 Library Books

Photos.com/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — Japanese police have arrested a 61-year-old man accused of stealing more than 1,100 library books.Officials say Mitsuka Suizu was initially arrested in July for taking a few books from the public library in Nagato, in we…

Lindsay Lohan Interviewed by Police over Jewelry Theft

Lindsay Lohan Interviewed by Police over Jewelry Theft

Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images for amfAR(LOS ANGELES) — Lindsay Lohan had a chat with police on Monday, but it appears as though she’s not in trouble with the law again.TMZ.com reports the Mean Girls star on Sunday night slept at a Hollywood Hills…

Mom, Son Charged With $2M Toy Thefts

Mom, Son Charged With $2M Toy Thefts

Broward County Police(NEW YORK) — A 46-year-old Florida man and his 70-year-old mother have been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $2 million worth of toys from 30 Toys R’ Us stores in Florida.Michael and Margaret Pollara were arrested o…

Roman Artifacts Targeted by Tourists as Take-Home Gifts

Roman Artifacts Targeted by Tourists as Take-Home Gifts

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ROME) — Italian authorities say that tourists are loving their visit to Rome so much, they’re trying to take a bit of the city back home with them.According to The Telegraph, security at the capital’s Fiumicino and C…

Vigilante Bicyclist Sees Stolen Bike on Craigslist, Steals It Back

Vigilante Bicyclist Sees Stolen Bike on Craigslist, Steals It Back

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A Washington, D.C., man took justice into his own hands this week, when he stole back his bicycle after seeing a photo of it posted on Craigslist.Danny Lesh told ABC News affiliate WJLA that he recently lent …

Thieves Follow FedEx, Snatch Packages

Thieves Follow FedEx, Snatch Packages

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) — A Portland, Oregon-area man was stunned after thieves drove up to his front door, snatched several packages, and dashed away. The incident happened all in a matter of minutes and it was all caught on came…

How Comptroller of Small Illinois City Stole $30 Million over 6 Years

How Comptroller of Small Illinois City Stole $30 Million over 6 Years

American Quarter Horse Association(DIXON, Ill.) — The comptroller of a small city in Illinois is accused of misappropriating more than $30 million in city funds and using the money to support a “lavish lifestyle,” including a large farm with over 150 …

Thieves Stealing Car Registrations to Find and Rob Empty Homes

Thieves Stealing Car Registrations to Find and Rob Empty Homes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — Thieves in Seattle are finding a new way to target victims: stealing vehicle registrations from cars parked at movie theaters, checking the address of the registration, and heading straight for the vehicle owners’ hom…

Thousands of Internal Bank Thefts Go Unprosecuted Each Year

Thousands of Internal Bank Thefts Go Unprosecuted Each Year

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When $20,000 disappeared from a small community bank near Birmingham, Ala., administrators knew they didn’t have to look far for a suspect.  It was an inside job.  It almost always is.Bank employees led inv…

Elderly International Jewel Thief, Doris Payne, Wants to Stay in Jail

Elderly International Jewel Thief, Doris Payne, Wants to Stay in Jail

Kevin Horan/Stone(SAN DIEGO) — An elderly, international jewel thief is fighting her early release from prison.Doris Payne, 80, was convicted in January 2011 for stealing a diamond ring from a Macy’s in California worth almost $9,000, according …

Thieves Steal $3 Million in Historic Gold Nuggets

Thieves Steal $3 Million in Historic Gold Nuggets

Ablestock.com/Thinkstock(YREKA, Calif.) — Police in Yreka, Calif., are still searching for answers Thursday after thieves stole $3 million worth of historical golden nuggets from a courthouse.The stolen gold collection items date back some 100 years a…

Texas Postal Worker Under Investigation for Stealing Mail

Texas Postal Worker Under Investigation for Stealing Mail

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PEARLAND, Texas) — A Texas Postal Service employee is under investigation for swiping bulk mail that belongs to other people and allegedly stowing it away in her office, home and storage spaces.Karen Samford, 72, of Pearland, T…

Picasso Piece Stolen from Greece’s Largest Art Museum

Picasso Piece Stolen from Greece’s Largest Art Museum

LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images(ATHENS, Greece) — Thieves executed a brazen early-morning burglary of Greece’s largest art museum on Monday, making off with three works, including one by the 20th-century master Pablo Picasso.The burglars were…

Vermont Man Arrested After Proposing with Stolen Engagement Ring

Vermont Man Arrested After Proposing with Stolen Engagement Ring

Burlington Police Department(BURLINGTON, Vt.) — Happily ever after got off to a rough start when a woman’s acceptance of her boyfriend’s marriage proposal landed him in jail. It turned out that Amber LaFountain’s new fiance, Ryan Jar…

Holiday Grinches Steal Christmas in Massachusetts

Holiday Grinches Steal Christmas in Massachusetts

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Looking for those last-minute Christmas gifts? Why not just steal them.  That seems to be the trend of the moment in Massachusetts, with no less than four separate Grinch-like thefts of Christmas gifts and decorat…

Swedish Police Follow Snow Imprints to Christmas Tree Thieves

Swedish Police Follow Snow Imprints to Christmas Tree Thieves

Flickr Open/Getty Images(STOCKHOLM, Sweden) — It wasn’t too difficult for police in Sweden to track down two people who stole Christmas trees from a seller in the European country.According to Swedish reports, police say someone told them that a man a…

Mom Who Put Gifts in Wrong Car Says Someone Tried to Cash In

Mom Who Put Gifts in Wrong Car Says Someone Tried to Cash In

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(YPSILANTI, Mich.) — A Michigan mom who was hoping for a Christmas miracle after she placed $700 worth of gifts in the wrong car was heartbroken when a store informed her that someone had tried to cash in on her mistake.Linda Gip…

Page 2 of 212

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.