Posts Categorized into Topic: Theft

The Most Unusual Theft of Public Property was Moon Rocks

By Kirk Anderson on September 20, 2016

Perhaps the most unusual theft of public property took place early in the current century when a group of interns working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center went to great lengths to steal moon rocks, brought back from the lunar surface at tremendous trouble and expense by the Apollo astronauts. The mechanics of the heist are… Read more »

Freeway Chase Leads to Arrest of 8 After Edina Louis Vuitton Theft

By Kirk Anderson on July 13, 2015

Police had to use a special precision immobilization technique to stop a fleeing vehicle on a Twin Cities freeway. It was suspected that the vehicle was the getaway car for those involved in the theft of high-dollar merchandise. This stop occurred after an employee at the Edina Louis Vuitton store said a group of people… Read more »

Woman accused of stealing for drugs

By Kirk Anderson on January 26, 2015

A woman has been accused of stealing at least $75K from her elderly parents in order to fund cosmetic surgery that included a breast lift and a tummy tuck and her addiction to prescription drugs. According to the Dakota county Attorney, the woman was charged with three counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult…. Read more »

Holidays Prove to be Prime Time for Car Thefts in St. Paul

By Kirk Anderson on January 21, 2014

The holidays have proven to be prime time for car theft. This has made the holiday season one that went from happy for some to horrifying. A fun week with the family has suddenly turned into a time where enterprising criminals can capitalize on their trade. Last year, New Year’s Day was the day that… Read more »