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Some thieves are going back to the old Wild West-style train robberies outside both the busy ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, delaying retail shipments of items like at-home COVID-19 tests, fishing lures plus parcels from Amazon, REI and UPS.

Two home invaders got greedy in more ways than one during a recent burglary in Winchester, Virginia after reports say the perps ordered a pizza to the residence before robbing it of money, jewelry and other valuables.

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald’s restaurant Monday, ran out the door, then jumped into a car […]

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The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own. Police in Jersey City, across the Hudson River from New York, are teaming up with Amazon to […]

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A Houston, TX area woman nearly lost her life after she was run over by thieves who attempted to snatch her purse containing $75,000 in cash. Yes, you read that right. She was run over. The wild surveillance video shows the woman arriving to a Valero gas station she co-owns with her husband. Seconds later a robber hopped out […]

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say two 17-year-old boys have been charged with breaking into a Pennsylvania home and baking drug-laced brownies. Police say the burglary happened late July 22 in Perkiomen Township, though the department only recently publicized it. Police say the boys were found with drug paraphernalia and more than 2 pounds of […]

The police have captured five men in connection to an Atlantic City casino heist in which $181,000 was stolen. The Chicago Tribune reports: Police have recovered much of the stolen cash, along with clothes used in the robbery, the New Jersey State Police said in a statement. Authorities said two masked men entered Caesars Atlantic […]

PHOENIX (AP) — A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said. According to police, Bryan Danielson and his wife, Brianna, drove into the carport of their Arcadia home and saw a door to the house […]

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Police are trying to figure out why a trio of hygiene-minded thieves walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta’s northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items. Authorities say the three men were filmed by surveillance cameras as they carried out the July 1 heist at […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina are searching for whoever made a massive, unauthorized withdrawal from a diaper bank. The Diaper Bank of North Carolina says 13,000 diapers were stolen last weekend. The Durham-based nonprofit provides diapers to struggling families. Founder and executive director Michelle Old said she went Monday to pick up […]

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In today’s edition of dumb theif news, two people in Chicago were recently arrested after they tried to rob a restaurant twice in the same…