Santa Cruz police crack large commerc...

Santa Cruz police crack large commercial burglary case at Safeway

There are 83 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Sep 25, 2008, titled Santa Cruz police crack large commercial burglary case at Safeway. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

A band of burglars stole $60,000 worth of merchandise from the Eastside Safeway store, then resold the stolen items on eBay, police said Wednesday.

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Stephen Arnold

Berkeley, CA

#1 Sep 25, 2008
Reads more like Safeway employees "cracked" this case.
Jim

Danville, CA

#3 Sep 25, 2008
Great job to all those involved(Safeway and Law enforcement). Here someone fortunate enough to have a job in these tough times takes advantage of it...you get what you deserve. It will be a felony with the amount taken so hopefully they serve some time and arent given a slap on the hand.
Lambchops

San Francisco, CA

#4 Sep 25, 2008
I ca rumba
patontheback2

Sunnyvale, CA

#5 Sep 25, 2008
Jim wrote:
Great job to all those involved(Safeway and Law enforcement). Here someone fortunate enough to have a job in these tough times takes advantage of it...you get what you deserve. It will be a felony with the amount taken so hopefully they serve some time and aren't given a slap on the hand.
I like the idea of jail time and paying back all the money for the lost(stolen)product. I even like the idea of chopping off a hand but this is the town of gypsies tramps and thieves and here they just don't seemed to want to discipline the criminals, druggies etc.
patontheback2

Sunnyvale, CA

#6 Sep 25, 2008
oops, seem not seemed
ESSC

United States

#7 Sep 25, 2008
The Morrissey Safeway is not the East Side of SC. What is wrong with the Sentinel! Figure it out, it's mid-town!
Kermit

Ukiah, CA

#8 Sep 25, 2008
Man am a single dad raising a 2 year old on my own and I need a job would be great to work for safeway and you got dumbs h i t's stealing for extra money give the people who need the jobs then though's like these idiots!
mickeydora

Oakland, CA

#9 Sep 25, 2008
ESSC wrote:
The Morrissey Safeway is not the East Side of SC. What is wrong with the Sentinel! Figure it out, it's mid-town!
Its concidered the E/S
mickeydora

Oakland, CA

#10 Sep 25, 2008
gtw wrote:
When searching the crime reports, did you ever notice the people involved have Spanish sir names. Just an observation.
I thought the same thing. Get used to it. Thanks to our government for enforcing laws. Not! Give um all amnesty that's how we do it.
jeffreynewell

Portland, ME

#12 Sep 25, 2008
mickeydora wrote:
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Its concidered the E/S
E//S in my book by the way these guys are pretty good. And don't you think that safeway makes over 100% profit and collects the insurance and passes the expense of the theft to the consumer is making out all right

Looking good Rudi
J from SC

Phoenix, AZ

#13 Sep 25, 2008
Hey Kermit, ther's an opening at Safeway.
eThug

San Francisco, CA

#14 Sep 25, 2008
People are so stupid. My company has busted employees doing the same thing with hard drives and such. They didn't even remove the asset tags.
Safeway Shopper

Santa Cruz, CA

#15 Sep 25, 2008
"Shoes and clothing" from Safeway on Morrissey??!! These guys are REALLY good, since I have never seen either sold there!
Kermit

Ukiah, CA

#16 Sep 25, 2008
"Hey Kermit, ther's an opening at Safeway. "
Thanks J bet there is a few openings now lol!!
Placebo

San Francisco, CA

#17 Sep 25, 2008
They should charge Chris Hansen, too. He taught these entrepreneurs every level of this scheme on "To Catch a Theif" a couple weeks ago. Maybe the cops should tune into MSNBC once in a while for a lesson.
Placebo

San Francisco, CA

#18 Sep 25, 2008
oops. thief
Johnnybitchin

United States

#19 Sep 25, 2008
Walgreens had a recent story on this type of crime. Some stores have locked up all over the counter expensive medicine and other high dollar items to avoid this problem. Just an added cost to the honest consumer.
Susan

United States

#20 Sep 25, 2008
To Safeway management.........Hire Kermit! With jobs as scarce as they are and him raising a two year old ,him needing a job and your needing employees now that the thieves have been caught..........

Hopefully if these thieves are gang affiliated they most likely already have police records so hopefully they get their "a___s" thrown in jail plus restitution...
Susan

United States

#22 Sep 25, 2008
"wildman"]It seems hard to believe the stealing had been going on for a long time with all the electronic scanning and immediate updating of inventory.Will that keep the employees from dumping goods into the trash cans and retrieving them to sell later on? Thieves are cowards as are gang bangers.. If someone is set on stealing they will figure out a way no matter what security Safeway or any other business has. I don't shop at Safeway and I didn't realize they had clothes and shoes?
Pun Job

Castro Valley, CA

#23 Sep 25, 2008
ESSC wrote:
The Morrissey Safeway is not the East Side of SC. What is wrong with the Sentinel! Figure it out, it's mid-town!
They're talking about the east side of the city of Santa Cruz, not your surfing boundaries.

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