The Week in Electronics Retail Crime
Smash-and-Grab Thief Arrested
A man who police say carried out smash-and-grab thefts at multiple stores in Florida has been arrested. According to the Tampa Tribune, the man would take a baseball bat from the sporting goods section, head over to the electronics department, and smash an iPod case. The man, who carried out the thefts in Walmart and Target stores the same week, was arrested on two counts each of grand theft and criminal mischief, as well as violation of probation and drug possession charges.