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LARCENY

On April 22 at 8:30 a.m. Officer Christian Vargas responded to a report of larceny for a car parked at a residence on Fourth Avenue.

The residents of the home said that both of their cars, which had been locked and secured the night before, had their windows broken when they went outside that morning. One of the cars had a Movado watch, valued at $900, taken, and the other had a charger and sunglasses moved around but not stolen. The victim said that 3 to 4 weeks ago a large amount of cash and a pair of sunglasses had been stolen.

There were no cameras to check footage and the case was forwarded to detectives.

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On April 22 at approximately 10:46 a.m. Officer Tammy Mello responded to the report of a larceny from a vehicle parked on Strawberry Field Road. The reporting party said that someone had taken a rear backup camera from her Jeep Grand Cherokee. She said she had last seen her camera when she last parked her car in November of 2017. The camera is valued at $100.

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On April 22 at approximately 4:19 p.m. Officer Crhistopher Gillis responded to the report of larceny from a motor vehicle near the parking lot outside of Rocky Point.

The reporting party said when they returned to their vehicle from the park they found the passenger’s side window had been smashed and a purse, containing an iPad mini, headphones, and a few memo pads, had been stolen.

The purse was found in the woods nearby, but the iPad, valued at $200, was gone. There was no suspect data at the time and a report was taken.

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On April 22 at approximately 4:33 p.m. Officer Christopher Gillis responded to a report of larceny from a vehicle parked near the parking lot outside of Rocky Point.

The reporting party said that when she returned to her vehicle the passenger’s side window had been smashed, just like another car nearby, and her purse, containing her engagement ring, $200 in cash, and numerous cards, had been taken.

The purse was found in the woods and the only thing taken was the cash. She had already cancelled her credit cards, but recovered them along with her engagement ring. There was no suspect data at the time and a report was taken.

SHOPLIFTING

On April 21 at approximately 3:08 p.m. Officer Thomas Duncan responded to the Macy’s at Warwick Mall for a shoplifter in custody.

The loss prevention manager said that around 4:00 p.m. that day a female, later identified as Patricia Lynch, 57, of 132 Union Avenue in Warwick, had taken a wide variety of merchandise, including boxes of chocolates and shorts. She put all of the items in a shopping bag, filling it up, and left the store without paying.

The loss prevention manager then detained Lynch and escorted her back into the store without incident.

Lynch had tried taking $245 worth of merchandise, including 4 pairs of shorts valued at $39.50 each and two boxes of chocolates valued at $49 and $38, respectively.

Lynch was transported back to police headquarters, where she was released with a court summons on one count of Shoplifting-Misdemeanor.

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On April 21 at approximately 6:16 p.m. Officer Thomas Duncan responded to the Macy’s at the Warwick Mall for a shoplifter in custody.

The loss prevention manager said that around 4:51 p.m. a female, later identified as Clara Cordeiro, 64, of 420 Quequechan St. Apt. 221 in Fall River, Mass., had shoplifted a variety of items from the women’s section of the store.

Cordeiro had taken three pairs of pants and removed the sensors from them while in the fitting room. She had also taken a pair of Michael Kors sandals and removed the tag. She put all the items in a handbag and walked out of the store, where she was detained and brought back into the store without incident.

The total value of the items taken was $327.50, and the three pairs of pants were totally valued at $248.50, which the store wanted restitution for because the sensors were removed.

Cordeiro was transported to police headquarters, where she was released on one count of Shoplifting – Misdemeanor with a court summons, and also given a No Trespass to Macy’s.

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On April 22 at approximately 2:30 p.m Officer Brian Murray responded to the Target at the Warwick Mall for a shoplifter in custody.

The asset protection officer said that a female, identified as Kelly Nicoll, 46, of 565 Quaker Ln. Apt. 4 in West Warwick, had been caught for shoplifting in the past. This time, she selected a variety of items, including a laptop pouch and deodorant, and concealed them. She then paid for three cans of dog food, but left without paying for the other times. She was detained outside the store and taken back in without incident.

Nicoll was transported back to police headquarters, where she was released on court summons for one count of Shoplifting – Misdemeanor.

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On April 22 at approximately 3:14 p.m. Officer Justin Martin responded to the J.C. Penney at the Warwick Mall for the report of shoplifting in progress.

The suspect was described by dispatch as a female running on foot towards Jordan’s Furniture after she had taken items from the store and fled the store without paying. The loss prevention officer had followed the shoplifter, who had run into Not Your Average Joe’s and went into the bathroom there.

Officers Thomas Greene, Ali Jaafar, and Justin Martin found the female, identified as Taylor Monteiro, in the restaurant and taken her into custody.

Monteiro had shoplifted four makeup kits for a total value of $141. She admitted to the officers that she had also taken miscellaneous clothing items from American Eagle, Express, and Victoria Secret. Those items were returned to those stores.

Monteiro was taken into custody and brought to police headquarters, where she was released on a court summons for one count of Shoplifting-Misdemeanor.

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Kammy

Pro tip: If you don't want your stuff to be stolen, don't leave them in your car in plain sight or in an unlocked vehicle. From the sound of some of these reports, people are leaving every single valuable electronic item in their car. WHY?

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