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Parents Sue Walmart, Police Over Livonia Shoplifting Stop

The parents of a mentally disabled woman are suing Walmart and police after she was stopped for suspected shoplifting at a Detroit-area store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2014

Left to right:  April Lynn Cooper, Sandra Gale Cooper, Shantell Danne Collins, Delwar Miah, Shah Abullais Khalish. (credit: Oakland County Sheriff's Office)

$3M In Victoria’s Secret Products Among Items Stolen In Massive Retail Fraud Ring

Five people have been arrested, including a mother-daughter Macomb County team.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

Joshua Joseph Silva (Booking Photo)

Cops: Drug-Addicted Shoplifter Stabs Home Depot Security Guard With Dirty Syringe

Police say an armed citizen came to the aid of security guards at a metro Detroit Home Depot store who were being attacked by a drug-addicted shoplifter with a dirty syringe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

Police: Mom Teams Up With 7-Year-Old To Shoplift At Walmart

A 41-year-old woman was arrested after she apparently used her 7-year-old son to help steal several items from a metro Detroit Walmart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

Shoplifting Expected To Spike This Holiday Season

“It can be as simple as people feeling pressured to buy things they can’t afford or being too impatient to wait in line,” Shulman said. But it can also be an addiction.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–12/04/2012

2 Face Charges After Threatening Store Detective With Gun On Black Friday

Two women face armed robbery charges after threatening an Old Navy store detective with a gun during Black Friday shopping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2012

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Police: Woman Used Child In Shoplifting Scheme

Police say a 49-year-old Metro Detroit woman used her 11-year-old daughter to shoplift from an Old Navy store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012


Kleptomaniac Turned Therapist Helps Others Control Urge To Steal

A local lawyer who spent a decade of his life with an addiction to stealing is now using his experiences to help other kleptomaniacs turn their lives around.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012


Study: Retail Crimes Continue to Rise

According to a recent study, leading retailers are reporting increases in organized retail crime and shoplifting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011


Organized Retail Crime A Threat To Business

They shop with a list and get in and out of a store quickly. But we’re not talking about your Grandma at the grocery store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2011