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(Toledo News Now) -
There was a crackdown
Thursday on shoplifting in Lucas and Wood counties.
were busted for stealing from department and big box stores, seven other people
were arrested for other crimes.
agencies worked closely with retailers in their jurisdiction. They
identified and arrested those targeting shopping areas during the holiday
"We had a
group in Sylvania Township, about four people involved, pretty organized," said
Deputy Chief Ray Carroll of the Sylvania Township Police. "The two others
were juveniles. They weren't organized."
And the thieves
can affect the prices consumers pay at the cash register.
always affected, but the stores are going to take a hit. They can't afford to
give money away, so they increase the price built into the loss they have,"
The message they
are sending is that law enforcement and retailers will not put up with shoplifting: Law
enforcement is watching, retailers are prosecuting.