142s Police arrest six in investigation of organized theft ring images and subtitles

PART OF INTERSTATE 440 ISSHUT DOWN RIGHT NOW AS POLICESEARCH FOR THE SUSPECT ANDRIGHT NOW WE HAVE NOINFORMATION ON THE OFFICER'SCONDITION. IN RECENT TIMESTHIS HAS BEEN THE LARGESTRECOVERY OF STOLEN MERCHANDISEWE HAVE SEEN.THAT IS WHAT MAKES THIS SUCH ABIG CASE.POLICE CRACK A THEFT RINGTARGETING HOME-IMPROVEMENTSTORES IN GREENVILLE AND ACROSSSOUTH CAROLINA.THE GREENVILLE POLICEDEPARTMENT ARRESTED SIX PEOPLEAND FOUR OTHERS ARE WANTED.AND ANNE MAXWELL SPOKE TOTHE INVESTIGATOR ON HOW THESCHEME WORKED .REPORTER:GREENVILLE POLICE BEGANINVESTIGATING A SHOPLIFTING AHOME IMPROVEMENT STORES AFTERCOMPLAINTS OF ONGOING THEFT.WE ENTERED INTO ACOLLABORATION WITH SEVERALRETAILERS SECURITY AND LOSSPREVENTION OFFICERS COME ATLOWE'S AND HOME DEPOTESPECIALLY.NEARLY $76,000 OFMERCHANDISE WAS SHOPLIFTED FROMOCTOBER 19 TO JANUARY 1,$71,000 WORTH WAS TAKEN FROMHOME DEPOT AND $5000 WAS STOLENFROM LOWE'S BUT IT WASN'TRANDOM.POLICE SAY AS PART OF ANORGANIZED CRIME RING AND INTOTAL SIX PEOPLE WERE ARRESTEDINCLUDING THE MAN WHO SERVED ASTHE RINGLEADER, THOMASSULLIVAN. THERE WAS LOTS OFMAN-HOURS AND SURVEILLANCE,FOLLOWING PEOPLE, DOINGUNDERCOVER BUYING, THIS WENT ONFOR WEEKS.IS A SUSPECTED THIEVES WOULDSTEAL OR BOOST THE MERCHANDISEFROM THE STORE OFTEN WALKINGOUT WITH GOOD AND THEN SULLIVANWOULD PAY FOR THE STOLEN GOODSSOMETIMES WITH DRUGS.MOST OF THE TIME WHAT WE SEEWITH THESE BOOSTERS THEY AREADDICTS.SULLIVAN WOULD TELL THETOOLS TO LOCAL FLEA MARKETS ANDUNSUSPECTED BUYERS.THEY ARE NAMEBRAND TOOLSEASY TO RESELL THAT PEOPLEWOULD RECOGNIZE, AND WHEN YOUCAN GO TO THE FLEA MARKET ANDPURCHASE A NAMEBRAND TO OFFERWHAT YOU WOULD GO AND PURCHASEA LOWER INTO ALL FOUR, YOU KNOWWHY WOULD YOU NOT DO THAT?INVESTIGATORS HAVE RECOVEREDMORE THAN $65,000 WORTH OFSTOLEN MERCHANDISE.POLICE ARE STILL LOOKING FORTHESE FOUR SUSPECTS, THOMASGREENE, CARLTON KELLY, TONYOWENS AND TIMOTHY SHELBY, IF

Police arrest six in investigation of organized theft ring

Police arrest six in investigation of organized theft ring
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