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7:29 am on Monday May 6, 2013

S.C. Retailers seek stiffer penalties for shoplifters and fraudsters

The S.C. Retail Association is advocationg for new laws with stiffer penalties for those that shoplift, switch price tags, or obtain fradulent refunds.
12:52 am on Wednesday September 12, 2012

Man arrested in pork chop caper

Flickr user jwinfred No word on the specific type of pork chop. A man was arrested at the Hilton Head Island Bi-Lo on Mathews Drive after allegedly trying to shoplift a $5.17 packet of pork chops by slipping them under the waistband of his pants.
11:06 am on Thursday April 26, 2012

Six suspects identified in $15,000 theft of sunglasses from store

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office The sixth suspect is believed to be a juvenile male and is not being named or pictured. Remember how police were searching for several women they believed were responsible for the disappearance of some $15,000 worth...
10:26 am on Friday April 20, 2012

$15,000 worth of sunglasses stolen from store

Flickr user nrdc_media Update: Six suspects have been identified. Police suspect several women are responsible for the disappearance of some $15,000 worth of designer sunglasses from the Sunglass Hut at the Tanger Outlets in Bluffton.  Apparently...
2:44 am on Tuesday March 6, 2012

Crimes, joyrides, shoplifting, and a crash: A Beaufort news round-up

Today's reading brings an overflow of crime news — so rather than blot out your sunny but chilly day with crime news story after crime news story, here's the rundown and links all at once. Friday: A man allegedly tried to walk out the door of Wal-...
7:51 am on Monday November 21, 2011

'Novelty' items magically appear in Myrtle Beach woman's purse

Flickr user LaggedOnUser This past Saturday, November 19th, Alicia Mae Tyler walked into Priscilla McCall's Lingerie and Gifts and allegedly tried to leave with several *ahem* toys in her purse.  Tyler was allegedly opening packages of sex toys at...
8:45 am on Monday November 14, 2011

Myrtle Beach man arrested prior to personal Four Loko party

Flickr user Mulling it Over After paying for one can of the questionable malt beverage, Myrtle Beach resident Robert Lee Gore, Jr. allegedly walked out with three cans of the college party beverage du jour. Four Loko, a malt beverage energy drink...
6:15 am on Tuesday October 25, 2011

Couples shoplifting spree makes them the hair apparent for J. Reuben

Flickr user Chapendra Local Myrtle Beach love birds, Jeffrey Harley Douglas and Samantha Lynn Hart were caught by Walmart staff while allegedly stuffing Rogaine into their pockets.  Douglas, who may have been the prime beneficiary of the...
1:17 pm on Thursday January 7, 2010

After multiple run ins, Orangeburg man gets 10 years for meat theft

Image by Flickr user drinksmachine The Times and Democrat reports that Mark Zachary, 51, has landed a 10 year sentence after jurors found him guilty of shoplifting an expensive cut of meat.
10:41 am on Tuesday August 25, 2009

Police nab two in Food Lion meat heist

Image by Flickr user This Year's LoveImage by 20090825-meat.jpg Charleston Police officers arrested two men who were caught shoplifting three steaks, chicken wings, a case of beer and and a bottle of wine from the King Street Food Lion last night....