A Belk Department Store in Maryland called police after one of the store's employees allegedly stole from the retailer. Authorities consulted with Belk's Loss Prevention team and saw video of the 19-year-old man apparently committing a theft. The video reportedly showed the worker stuffing merchandise into his pants pockets before he went into the employee locker room to retrieve his backpack. Out of view of the camera for a few moments, the employee then reportedly returned his backpack in his locker.
On Sept. 3, a 51-year-old security guard was allegedly robbed after trying to recover stolen merchandise for an Office Depot store. The security guard had been following a man who he believed robbed the store. The security guard apparently confronted the individual and tried to make an emergency 911 call, but the accused man allegedly knocked him down and took his cell phone.
Two years after surrendering his professional license amid theft allegation, a 48-year-old former Maryland nursing home administrator has been indicted on 12 charges, including felony theft, felony Medicaid fraud and felony theft scheme. The alleged thefts occurred while he was administrator of the Berlin nursing home in 2004 and 2005.