April 13, 2013
A Florida teen’s alleged attempt to get his friend out of a shoplifting bust would have been pretty ingenious — if it had worked. Give them credit for ingenuity, but a teen who posed as a police officer to get his friend out of a shoplifting charge is in dire need of a stop theft class.
January 5, 2013
Given the title of this blog you must be thinking we are dealing with a serious criminal mastermind who cannot be rehabilitated from a simple stop theft class. That is not the case here.
Ebony Taylor, of Miami, Fla., pepper sprayed and bit security officers and an off-duty police officer who steppe... [More]
September 20, 2012
How much pizza would you have to steal in order to be charged with grand theft pizza? I am sure it would be a lot. This blog relates to a man who stole from his employer, a pizzeria and is going to pay a hefty price.
The thief is one Brooks Jackson of Bradenton, Florida. The victim – a Papa J... [More]
September 7, 2012
It seems like trouble just follows some people around. Some seem to be trouble makers who seem to get away with almost everything. Others seem to get busted for everything they do. I am not sure which category, perhaps both, that suits Daniel Ray Proctor.
If that name sounds familiar it is because ... [More]
July 27, 2012
In these tough economic times, many understand and feel what living life on the edge is like. I am not talking about fun thrills and adventures. I am talking about the frightening thrill of living hand-to-mouth.
With so many governments in debt, many public institutions are feeling the crunch, even... [More]
May 15, 2012
The state of Florida is fast-becoming the worst place in the world when it comes to the problem of prescription medications. Why do you think that is the case?
Is it because there are so many retirees, and hence people with more prescriptions. Perhaps it is the number of doctors and pharmacies in t... [More]
May 6, 2012
As usual crime does not pay. One Florida woman is now learning that and will get to feel her employer from the other side of the fence (literally). A former bookkeeper for a juvenile jail in Florida has been arrested and charged with embezzlement. And boy did she steal a lot of money!
So far author... [More]
April 10, 2012
The cases of law enforcement officials stealing have become prevalent in the past few months. I have blogged about a number of police officers and others abusing their power and stealing. The case again David Graham is yet another.
Once named “Deputy of the Year,” in Leon County Florida... [More]
April 5, 2012
Why would someone steal a $3 taco? I assure you the primary motivating factor was not hunger. In the following story about a University of Florida student my guess that the motivating reason behind his theft of a $3 taco was arrogance. He did it because he thought he could. His arrogance is going to... [More]
February 12, 2012
For all of my loyal followers you know the one kind of theft that really sticks in my craw is theft from the elderly and charity/non-profits. This is especially bad because these people are put into a place of trust where often there is little, if any, oversight.
As a parent and a member of the par... [More]