Tag: theft

San Benito Woman Arrested for Theft

Harlingen (KFXV) — In the city of Harlingen – another woman is also facing theft charges. Police say she took over $800 worth of merchandise from a department store employees quickly reported it. The 51-year-old Minerva Torres Weaver, of San Benito, was arrested soon after exiting the store. She initially lied and identified herself under the alias “Norma Ramirez,” but during processing she was correctly identified – and police discovered she had a pending...

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One Arrested in Multiple Vehicle Theft Incident

Pharr (KFXV) – Police in Pharr respond to an auto dealership on the 1800 block of North cage after three vehicles were reported stolen. According to investigators taken from this car lot. That same morning, during a traffic stop, police located one of the vehicles being driven by a male identified as Marlin Maldonado near the intersection of Ferguson and Veterans Road. Officers also discovered marijuana and another controlled substance in his possession. Police arrested Maldonado and were able to retrieve two of the three stolen vehicles. Maldonado Faces a judge tomorrow, but police asking for your help for...

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Home Depot Impostor Employee steals air conditioners

PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) — Police say a man donned an orange Home Depot apron and posed as an employee to steal air conditioners in New Hampshire. But a manager noticed the name on the garment didn’t match that of any worker at the store. Police arrested 53-year-old Bernardo Calana, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, on Saturday. WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2pQr6eP) Calana loaded two air conditions into his pickup truck in Plaistow and went back inside. A manager noticed the apron with the name "Shannon" with flowers drawn on it and called police. Calana later told police he didn’t know anything about the...

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Uber Theft allegations referred to US Attorney

BY TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has referred trade secret theft allegations made against Uber by Google’s autonomous car unit to the U.S. Attorney’s office for investigation. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco made the referral in an order posted Thursday night. Waymo has sued Uber alleging that the ride-hailing company is using stolen Waymo technology to develop its own self-driving vehicles. Alsup is presiding over the lawsuit. “This case is referred to the United States Attorney for investigation of possible theft of trade secrets based on the evidentiary record supplied thus far concerning plaintiff...

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Weslaco Woman wanted for Credit Card Theft

Weslaco (KFXV) Authorities are asking for the help of all Fox viewers to identify and locate a suspect in the theft of a credit card. According to the Weslaco Police Department, the woman caught on camera, allegedly made various transactions with a stolen card. She’s described as having wore a white blouse and green pants at the moment of the crime. She also had two minors accompanying her. Witnesses say she drove away in a Dodge truck. If you have any information contact Weslaco Crime Stoppers at...

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