- Chef Carol Garnier and her daughter Mary Dao successfully thwarted a man who allegedly tried to steal from their meal prep business in Westminster, California, on Sunday.
- Surveillance video obtained by ABC7 News shows the moment the alleged thief entered Prepped With Love and headed straight for their fridges.
- The mother-and-daughter duo are seen springing into action, pulling a large table to corner the man and preventing him from advancing behind the counter.
- Police reportedly described the man as a known transient.
A chef and her daughter running a meal prep business in Westminster, California, successfully thwarted an alleged thief with a large table on Sunday.
Chef Carol Garnier, who owns Prepped With Love at 14250 Beach Boulevard, said the man entered their business at around 7:45 p.m., just after the last customer left.
- A serial thief known as “Mr. Underpants” has been arrested by Thai police for stealing hundreds of mobile phones from nine Banana stores across Thailand.
- The thief was caught on CCTV footage robbing the stores wearing only his underwear.
- Thai police apprehended the man on Tuesday and seized hundreds of phones.
- According to the thief, some of the phones were sold and the rest were given away to homeless individuals.
- The man stated that he took off his clothes as it gave him “confidence” and he chose to steal from Banana stores as he loves “bananas” and “the color yellow.”
Thai police have arrested a serial thief known as “Mr. Underpants” on Tuesday after he stole hundreds of mobile phones from nine Banana stores across Thailand wearing only his underwear.
For more than six months, four arrest warrants were issued against 23-year-old Jeh Issamaeh Hama from Narathiwat province of Thailand. He reportedly stole from Banana branches in Yala, Hat Yai, Patthalung, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nong Bua Lamphu, Ubon Ratchatani, Hua Hin and Sai Mai in Bangkok.
- Naoto Daitoku, 24, and his two accomplices, aged 17 and 19, were arrested on June 24 by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police on suspicion of stealing 12 toys on the evening of Dec. 16, 2021.
- The thieves were reported to have been shoplifting Lego blocks and other toys from a mall toy store in Tokyo’s Adachi Ward, which earned Daitoku the nickname “Lego Kid” among the staff.
- Daitoku and his 17-year-old accomplice denied the charges of shoplifting 55,000 yen (approximately $402) worth of toys.
- The 19-year-old suspect reportedly admitted to the police that all three of them stole the toys and sold them afterwards.
- It was revealed that the three suspects became acquainted through “toritetsu,” a community of railway enthusiasts whose hobbies include taking pictures of trains.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 24-year-old man dubbed the “Lego Kid” among toy store staff in Tokyo’s Adachi Ward.
Naoto Daitoku and his two accomplices, aged 17 and 19, were arrested on June 24 on suspicion of stealing 12 toys on the evening of Dec. 16, 2021.
San Jose Police has arrested the man caught on camera of committing a violent purse snatching involving a mother and her young daughter.
The suspect, Pablo Cabrera, was identified by the police based on his description, vehicle, and method of crime operation. Authorities were also able to link him to the other string of robberies where he usually targets Asian females carrying expensive purses, according to ABC 7.
A couple of Chinese tourists are being praised online after they helped apprehend three robbers using their martial arts skills during a trip to St. Petersburg, Russia.
A Scottish con-artist has allegedly been luring gullible women and men in Hong Kong with sweet words before taking away their valuables.
The fraudster, identified as Kieran Donnelly, reportedly targeted different nationalities, tricking at least 12 women in the past two years.
A shocked businessman took to Facebook to warn others of thieves making their way on business class flights.
The incident occurred while Faiz Mokhtar flew back to Kuala Lumpur from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam via Malaysia Airlines (MAS) on Aug. 18.
A 53-foot tractor trailer containing about $98,000 worth of instant Ramen noodles has been reported missing in Fayette County, Georgia.
Local authorities are now searching for the suspects to the crime which are believed to be related to the recent series of thefts and break-ins in the area, WAGA reports.
A thief was caught trying to steal from a bakery in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China but instead of working with police to bring the man into custody, the owner gladly offered him a free cake.
The incident happened last Wednesday when the bakery owner, only identified by her surname Wang, discovered that someone broke into her bakery. She immediately reported what happened to the police.
Terror has swept an island in Japan after a “master thief” escaped prison earlier this month.
Tatsuma Hirao, who was serving a five-and-a-half year sentence for theft at a low-security prison in the city of Imabari, Ehime Prefecture, has reportedly made several thefts since his escape on April 8.
A female pickpocket in China came up with an unusual strategy to avoid getting ganged up on by an angry crowd after she was caught red-handed.
The unidentified thief decided to strip completely naked on the sidewalk after she got caught in the act of committing a crime on Tuesday at a bus stop in Shaoyang, Hunan Province.
Tomb Raiders Arrested for Stealing Artifacts From Buddhist Monk Graves, Keeping One as a Coffee Table
An antique dealer in China is now under investigation by local authorities for allegedly hiring a gang of tomb-raiding thieves to loot ancient artifacts.
The suspect, identified only by his surname Cai from Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province, also used one of the stolen treasures as a coffee table in his home.