Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The suspect refused to return the sandwich to the shelf and instead kept it in his pants, according to the arrest affidavit.
LARGO, FL -- A local man went into a gas station on Monday morning, apparently without any money. He left with a sandwich in his pants, according to an arrest affidavit. Edward J. Warren, 41, was arrested on a charge of retail theft with two prior convictions. The store clerk at the Hess Gas station at 2698 Roosevelt Blvd. saw the sandwich in Warren's pants and asked him to return the sandwich to the store shelf. Instead, the suspect walked passed the clerk without returning the merchandise and grabbed another sandwich from the shelf. Warren then left without paying for the merchandise and fled on a bicycle, according to the report. Police found Warren later, and he "admitted to the crime" after he was read his Miranda rights, the report …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The pair allegedly stole the baby formula and tried to sell it on Craigslist, according to police.
Largo Police on Sunday responded to a call on a retail theft in progress at the Publix at 10411 Ulmerton Rd. Officer R. Johnson headed to the grocery store and found a pair of suspects. As he investigated, Johnson determined Brian L. Oliver, 31 and Jessica Gordon, 28, had allegedly stolen goods at four stores, according to the Largo Police Facebook site. The target: Baby formula. Police found $2,500 of "stolen" formula. The pair "admitted to loading up on formula and then selling the formula on Craigslist," according to police. Oliver was arrested on charges of retail theft, dealing in stolen property and grand theft. Gordon was arrested on charges of retail theft, dealing in stolen property and two counts of grand theft.
Friday, August 5, 2011
Two employees told authorities they saw Jessica Rose Halverson switch price tags on clothes while she shopped.
A Largo woman with $950 in cash was arrested and charged with stealing $26.53 worth of items from the Bealls Outlet on East Bay Drive. On July 23, two Bealls loss prevention officers saw 37-year-old Jessica Rose Halverson switch price tags on clothes while she shopped, according to authorities. Video surveillance also recorded Halverson removing price tags with her teeth from various items and placing them on items she was purchasing, according to the arrest affidavit. She placed the tags with the less expensive amount on the items she purchased, according to the report. The difference in price of the items was $26.53. Halverson initially denied the offense but later confessed, according to the arrest affidavit. “She couldn’t provide a …