Friends help another friend move… and steal stuff

“My victim was moving into a new house and had some friends helping her move. After getting moved in, she realized her Wii was missing as was a JVC Camcorder. She filed a report and when I contacted her she gave me the names of the people who’d helped her move. I ran a LeadsOnline check of the friends and found two of them (boyfriend, girlfriend) had pawned several items at several local pawn shops. I was able to locate the JVC Camcorder, put a hold on it, and arranged for the owner to pick it up. One suspect has been arrested and the other has made arrangements to turn himself in. We also located two lawn mowers that they pawned that were stolen on separate incidents this past week. Thanks, LeadsOnline, for making things easy.”

Det. Sam Barrale
St. Ann Police Department