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News - July 22, 2022

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Four arrested in lululemon shoplifting spree

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Posted by Marie
a resident of South of Midtown
on Jul 19, 2022 at 11:20 am

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Great response from the Palo Alto police. Please note that these are felony thefts. The $950 limit for felonies rarely apply to these massive thefts often associated with organized crime.

Posted by John Donegan
a resident of another community
on Jul 19, 2022 at 11:23 am

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Posted by Ryan Joost
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 19, 2022 at 11:30 am

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Most of these stolen goods are sold online via eBay and through independent sellers via Amazon.

Posted by WhatAboutme
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 19, 2022 at 2:12 pm

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Good job PAPD. I can't imagine how fearful it is to be an employee when thieves take over your store.

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It is always said to try to buy 2nd hand, but I just can't thinking of shoplifters and how many stuff items into their garments..and into their cars.

Posted by vmshadle
a resident of Meadow Park
on Jul 19, 2022 at 3:07 pm

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I am also glad that the thieves were caught, but the gratuitous swipes at fat people were juvenile, unnecessary, and entirely irrelevant to the story.

Posted by MyFeelz
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Jul 20, 2022 at 7:33 pm

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Two days after the crimes were committed, local cops want help identifying the unknown suspect. Maybe if they broadcast their scanner scratch, people might be interested enough to look out their window to see if they notice anything. Me? I hear nothing, so I don't see anything.

Posted by Optimist Pessimist Realist
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 21, 2022 at 2:37 pm

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Marie is mistaken. There is a new law relevant to organized thefts such as these being charged as felonies.

It’s also pretty obvious what type of organized theft ring this is.

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