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What Is Petty Theft?

By Deric Zacca, PA |

In 2016 there were over 200,000 cases of theft in the state of Florida. Of course, all of these cases cannot be lumped into one category, and every situation is unique and varies in degree of severity. However, one of the most common instances of theft is “petty theft”, this term is loosely thrown… Read More »

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Purse Snatching At Mall Parking Garage

By Deric Zacca, PA |

An elderly woman was the victim of purse snatching at a Fort Lauderdale mall parking garage recently when two suspects grabbed her purse and knocked her to the ground. The victim was able to give a description of the car used by the suspects as they fled from the parking garage and police were… Read More »

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Pawn Shop Robbery Leaves Customer Dead

By Deric Zacca, PA |

Police are searching for the men involved in the robbery of a local pawn shop that left one customer dead. According to reports, two armed men pulled up to the pawn shop in an SUV and committed the robbery. During the incident, one of the men pointed a gun at store customers while the… Read More »

Tow Truck Driver Facing Theft Charges

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A Florida tow truck driver is facing various charges associated with using a dead man’s bank card. According to reports, the victim was killed in an auto accident, and the suspect towed the wreck to an autobody shop. The suspect allegedly stated that he was not thinking when he took the victim’s credit card… Read More »

Shoe Store Robbery

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A late afternoon robbery at a Miami-Dade shoe store has resulted in a police search for the man who got away. According to reports, the robbery suspect was armed with a pistol and demanded that the cashier give him money. The man got several hundred dollars from the cashier and then left the store… Read More »

Stolen Fritos Lead To Man’s Arrest

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A man’s alleged involvement with the recent theft of a large quantity of Frito Lay snacks has resulted in his arrest. According to law enforcement officials, the man was the driver of a stolen tractor trailer that was transporting over $40,000 worth of the products. Police noted that the truck’s cargo was being unloaded… Read More »

Robbery And Extortion Attempts Puts Children In Harm’s Way

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A Miami area father and his three young children were victims of an unusual and bizarre experience recently as a result of a robbery and extortion attempt by two armed men. The men allegedly knocked on the door of the man’s home and then forced the father along with his three children into their… Read More »

Burger King Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

By Deric Zacca, PA |

According to police, a 27-year-old Miami man who visited a Dixie Highway Burger King last month was a repeat visitor to the fast food establishment. On his last visit, however, he demanded more than burgers and fries and, instead, it is alleged that he demanded that the cashier empty the register quickly. He put… Read More »

Cashier Accused Of Retail Theft At Target Admits To Crime

By Deric Zacca, PA |

A Lauderhill woman is facing charges of retail theft after allegedly transferring cash collected from customers while working as a Target cashier to gift cards for her and her family’s use. According to reports, the amount taken during a one-month period was nearly $4000, and the woman has admitted to the crime. Retail Theft… Read More »

Starting Out On The Wrong Foot

By Deric Zacca, PA |

Two young people are starting out on the wrong path after they were recently charged with an assortment of crimes including theft and burglary. An 18-year-old and his juvenile passenger were pulled over by police in Broward County who subsequently determined that the vehicle’s tag was unassigned. The driver was arrested for this along… Read More »