Instead of hitting the nearby gas station for gas and munchies like a typical credit card thief trying to get what they can before the owner cancels the card, on May 31, Broward Sheriff’s Office says these two suspected boosters used their ill-gotten American Express for an Uber ride to the Walmart Supercenter at 5851 NW 177th St. in North Miami-Dade. That’s where surveillance video caught them at the entrance as they started to shop for a prepaid cell phone.
An agile, young burglar thought he could slip in and out of a Dania Beach home through a window undetected, but the victim’s home surveillance captured clear images of his face as he stared right at the recording device when he entered. Once inside the home, the burglar was seen walking around the home before exiting the same way he went in. Its unclear if the burglar stole anything from the home.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office posted surveillance video, which included hilarious commentary, of two men burglarizing an unlocked car on June 18, 2017. During the burglary, another car drives by. That's when they make a run for it and one of the burglar's pants falls down, causing him to fall head first into the getaway car. The men stole loose change, a phone charger and a stethoscope.
Irvine, California police released surveillance video showing a man violently dragging a baby boutique employee by the hair as he tried to kidnap her. He fled after the woman told him there were surveillance cameras in the store.
A two-man team of thieves used distraction to brazenly steal a victim’s wallet from under her nose. Broward Sheriff’s Office Robbery Unit detectives are investigating. On the evening of May 11, 2017, while shopping in the bakery section of the Pompano Beach Whole Foods, the victim was approached by an unidentified Hispanic male. He asked her if she could read the price of a cake on the lowest shelf. When she leaned over, the second thief reached into her purse and grabbed her wallet. The victim noticed almost immediately that something was wrong and struggled with the thief to recover her wallet. The thief fled the store in a rush. His accomplice casually walked away from the melee.