Theft

December 05, 2019 - 12:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — London’s Court of Appeal on Thursday exonerated three men who had served time in prison nearly 50 years ago following the testimony of a corrupt police officer — one of several high-profile cases involving black men that proved controversial. Judge Ian Burnett quashed the convictions...
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December 04, 2019 - 4:38 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Investigators in Florida's Palm Beach County are searching for a dog thief targeting a particular high-end breed. The first French bulldog reported missing was Arthur, sheriff's officials said. The tan and brown Frenchie had been inside a kennel in a home that was...
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Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing encourages the crowd to get behind his team during the second half of the first round of the 2K Empire Classic NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in New York. Georgetown defeated Texas 82-66. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 03, 2019 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Georgetown men’s basketball player who is now off the team was among three Hoyas who were the subject of complaints accusing them of burglary and harassment. A university statement Monday said Josh LeBlanc was off the roster “effective immediately.” LeBlanc and two other players...
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December 03, 2019 - 11:30 am
OAKWOOD, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ‘n Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint. The Gainesville Times reports 20-year-old Kentarias Gowans, of Flowery Branch, is charged with offenses...
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This photo taken from a video of a CCTV camera shoes a person in black clothes, center, destroying display cases with jewels inside theGreen Vault in Dresden, Germany, early Monday Nov. 25, 2019. Thieves broke into Dresden’s Green Vault early Monday morning, making off with three sets of jewelry from the 18th century that German officials said would be impossible to sell on the open market. (Police Saxony/dpa via AP)
November 28, 2019 - 10:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are offering a 500,000-euro ($550,000) reward for information leading to the recovery of 18th century jewels snatched from a unique collection in Dresden or the arrest of the thieves. A large diamond brooch, a diamond epaulette and other treasures were taken from...
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This undated booking photo provided by the Burke County, N.C., Sheriff's Office shows Callie Elizabeth Carswell, who's charged with armed robbery, misuse of 911 and filing a false police report. Police say a convenience Carswell, a convenience store clerk, staged a robbery with her boyfriend at the business Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 bought rings hours later and took video of their engagement at a Walmart. (Burke County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 11:04 am
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A convenience store clerk in North Carolina staged a robbery with her boyfriend at the business, used the money to buy rings hours later and made a video of their engagement at a Walmart, police said. The case began late Monday night when convenience store clerk Callie...
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November 26, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Officers responding to a disturbance call early Tuesday in South Texas were “basically ambushed” by a man with a semi-automatic rifle who shot and injured one officer and two other people, the police chief said. Cesar Terrazas, 22, was arrested after authorities in Laredo near the Mexico border say...
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November 26, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Officers responding to a disturbance call early Tuesday in South Texas were “basically ambushed” by a man with a semi-automatic rifle who shot and injured one officer and two other people, the police chief said. Cesar Terrazas, 22, was arrested after authorities in Laredo near the Mexico border say...
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Police investigators walk in front of latticed windows of the Green Vault at the Residenzschloss, Residence Palace, a day after thieves broke into the Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museums, in Dresden, Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)
November 26, 2019 - 12:28 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The thieves who carried out a nighttime robbery of a German museum’s unique collection of 18th century jewels got away with less than initially feared, officials in the eastern city of Dresden said Tuesday. The director of Dresden’s Green Vault, Dirk Syndram, said the thieves who...
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This undated photo provide by the State Art Collection in Dresden on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, shows an Epaulette of the Diamond Rose set that were stolen from the Green Vault early Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 morning in Dresden, Germany. (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden/Juergen Karpinski via AP)
November 26, 2019 - 11:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — Dresden museum officials say thieves got away with less than initially thought in their robbery of the Green Vault’s collection of 18th century jewels. Green Vault Director Dirk Syndram told reporters Tuesday the thieves who broke into the museum early Monday seem to have only...
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