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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againPolice investigating a burglary in Lakewood, Wash., found a plaque on the front lawn of the home naming Alfred J. Shropshire III, 49, as a local car dealer’s “Salesperson of th...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 Curses, foiled again• After a camera was found secretly recording in the women’s locker room at a fitness gym in Seekonk, Mass., police examined the video and named a club member as their su...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againAfter a 17-year-old baby sitter reported a home invasion and robbery, police in Ferndale, Wash., wound up arresting the sitter, her 16-year-old boyfriend and another male suspect b...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled again• Three Seattle teenagers tried to steal a woman’s car at gunpoint but failed because none of them could operate a manual transmission. “I got a five-speed in there,” victi...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againPolice accused Jeremiah Scales of selling synthetic marijuana from his girlfriend’s house in Bloomington, Ind., after a nearby sign announcing “Drugs This Way” alerted them. ...
Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:01 am
 Curses, foiled again• Police reported that a gunman forced a 60-year-old man in New Orleans to withdraw money from an automated teller machine, but before the ATM dispensed the cash, the robbe...
Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled again• After two people reported being maced and robbed by two men, police in Anchorage, Alaska, quickly nabbed one suspect. While searching for the other one, officers spotted a man ...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled again• Dean Richard Smith, 27, entered a bank in Treorchy, Wales, holding a breadknife, covering his face and wearing socks over his shoes. When he demanded money, teller Catherine St...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againPolice charged Shanwaz Khan, 30, with being the brains behind a car-theft ring in Birmingham, England, after he attracted their attention by driving a $90,000 Audi with the persona...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled again• British police arrested five members of a Liverpool gang for breaking into a clothing store after-hours after they attracted the attention of customers at a bar next door with ...

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