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  • High-end drones stolen from Corona manufacturer using wheelbarrow

    High-end drones stolen from Corona manufacturer using wheelbarrow
    Using a wheelbarrow to carry away their ill-gotten goods, thieves took a dozen high-end commercial drones from a Corona manufacturer early Tuesday morning, police said. The suspects threw a rock through the front window of PMG Multi-Rotors, said Sgt....
  • Rosedale sisters indicted in embezzling more than $1.3 million from city charities

    Rosedale sisters indicted in embezzling more than $1.3 million from city charities
    A pair of Rosedale sisters were indicted Tuesday in separate embezzlement schemes, one of them charged with stealing more than $1.3 million intended for disadvantaged children and homeless people in Baltimore, prosecutors said. Sharon Harrison, 48, is...
  • Phony 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty to welfare fraud

    Phony 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty to welfare fraud
    Colin Chisholm III called himself Scottish royalty, lived on a $1.2 million yacht docked in an extravagant South Florida marina and had millions tucked away in various bank accounts. Now, he's likely headed to prison for 21 months after admitting he hid...
  • Identity thieves used college student accounts to defraud IRS: prosecutors

    U.S. law-enforcement officials on Tuesday arrested 17 people accused of trying to collect almost $2 million in bogus tax refunds using college student accounts, the latest identity scam to defraud the Internal Revenue Service. Identity thieves in...
  • Man Charged With Armed Robbery In Shelton

    SHELTON — A 22-year-old man was charged Tuesday in connection with an armed robbery at a gas station in June, police said. Wayne Bunting, of New Haven, was charged with first-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny, police said. He was held with...
  • 2 caretakers charged with stealing at least $184,000 from elderly couple

    2 caretakers charged with stealing at least $184,000 from elderly couple
    Two live-in caretakers who worked separately for a Highland Park couple have been charged with stealing at least $184,000 through unapproved ATM withdrawals, fraudulent credit card transactions and double billing for services rendered. The fraudulent...
  • Teen breaks into cars, blames 'friend,' police say

    Teen breaks into cars, blames 'friend,' police say
    A teen was arrested for breaking into multiple vehicles in Delray Beach, and when police asked him about it, he accused a "friend" named Brandon, according to police. Delray Beach police said Dontrail Spruill, 18, broke into at least four vehicles...
  • Blotter: Playground equipment set on fire in Naperville

    Blotter: Playground equipment set on fire in Naperville
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A 30-year-old Naperville man was arrested about 8:11 p.m. Nov. 7 at Brookdale Road and North Route 59 and charged with possession of cannabis. A 22-year-old Bolingbrook man was arrested...
  • Blotter: $12,000 fraud in Elmhurst parking lot

    Blotter: $12,000 fraud in Elmhurst parking lot
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: An Elmhurst woman defrauded of an undisclosed amount of money. She was wired a check by an secret shopping company. She was told to purchase two gift cards with the money. Later, after...
  • Blotter: Forged check at Hinsdale bank

    Blotter: Forged check at Hinsdale bank
    The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports: A house in the 500 block of North Grant Street was burglarized Nov. 16. Jewelry was stolen from the master bedroom. The theft occurred between 4:45 and 7:30 p.m. The homeowners were not...
  • Man accused of stealing copper wire from businesses

    Man accused of stealing copper wire from businesses
    A Riviera Beach man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of copper wire from local businesses and getting less than $1,000 in return, deputies said. Waymon Hampton, 42, is charged with burglary and was arrested on Monday. On Oct. 22,...