Sunday, February 20, 2011

Shopping the Un-Safeway

That's a huge amount of stuff to steal.

Why did it take so long for Safeway to note it?

It sounds like they need to upgrade their theft-prevention measures.

Couple shoplifted $5 Million from Portland Safeway stores, police say
By KGW staff -

PORTLAND -- Safeway officials say they have proof that a local couple stole more than $5 million in merchandise from stores in the Portland Metro area over the past several years.

Police arrested Richard Lavern Remington, 52, and Angela Rose Evans, 32, on Tuesday and the couple was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court Wednesday.

The probable cause affidavit showed that Safeway began formally tracking the pair last November after suspicions surfaced they had been shoplifting.

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