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Woman Charged With Stealing $300K From California Retailers

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP)–A woman has been charged with grand theft for allegedly stealing more than $300,000 in merchandise from retail stores in California. Ekaterina Zharkova, 38, was arrested last month after an investigator with the California Highway Patrol’s Organized …

Alaska Appeals Court Tosses Theft Conviction on Coupon Technicality

A coupon for stolen merchandise has prompted the Alaska Court of Appeals to throw out a theft conviction. Donald Lynn Henson was convicted of stealing fishing equipment and motor oil from the Fred Meyer store in Soldotna in 2011. He …