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Thug slashes elderly woman, robs lottery winnings
An elderly woman trapped in the narrow entrance of her building was slashed in the gut by a robber who may have wanted her lottery winnings, police said.Christine Hastings, 62, was about to open the security door of her apartment building on Cumberland Street when a man rushed her from behind, police said.Police Superintendent Bobbie Johnson said the robber demanded money, but Hastings told him she had none. Johnson said the robber pulled out a knife and slashed her across her stomach, grabbed h ...
Mar 22, 2005, 10:09 am - Lottery News forum

Thieves Attack, Steal Truck of Lottery Player
A suspect accused of carjacking a man outside a southeast Houston convenience store was arrested and placed behind bars Monday morning, but his accomplice remains on the run, police told an area news station.Investigators said the two suspects approached the man, who was playing lottery scratch-off tickets in his pickup truck, at about 2 a.m., pulled him out of his truck, beat him up and stole his vehicle.Police quickly caught up with the suspects after a short chase on Calhoun near Braes Bayou ...
Feb 7, 2005, 4:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery thief nabbed
A 41-year-old Lowell, Massachusetts man is facing armed robbery charges after he was nabbed walking away from a Bridge Street convenience store he had just robbed at knifepoint, police said.Michael J. Silva, no known address, was arrested about 4 p.m. on Albion Street, where officer Stephen Morrill chased him after spotting him on West Fifth Street, police said.Morrill was on his way to a reported armed robbery at Store 24, 494 Bridge St., when he spotted Silva carrying something blue and saw se ...
Jan 25, 2005, 11:57 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. man charged in lottery theft
A North Carolina man was arrested last week in connection with stealing lottery tickets from a Hilton Head Island convenience store, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office incident report.Gary Lake Stith, 42, of Littleton, N.C., was charged with violating the South Carolina Education Lottery Act on Jan. 5 and booked into the Beaufort County Detention Center. Stith was released Jan. 6 after posting $10,000 in bond, according to the jail's online log.The incident report states that survei ...
Jan 10, 2005, 11:54 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois man charged with stealing lottery tickets
A Schaumburg, Illinois man is accused of stealing hundreds of lottery tickets around Chicago's northwest suburbs over the past two weeks.Police say 35-year-old Anthony Lazzaro told them he took the tickets because he was trying to get Christmas money for his daughter. He has been charged with three counts of retail theft and his bond was set yesterday at 40-thousand dollars.Buffalo Grove Police Detective Anthony Gallagher says Lazzaro would buy a couple of one-dollar tickets at one store, take t ...
Dec 20, 2004, 8:22 am - Lottery News forum

UPS Employees Charged in Stolen Lottery Ticket Investigation
New Mexico Lottery security agents have identified 12 Albuquerque-area men and women allegedly involved in the theft and receipt of 24 packs of Lottery tickets, stolen while in transit at an area United Parcel Service shipping hub.Charges have been filed against some of the suspects, and information from the investigation has been forwarded to the Bernalillo and Sandoval County District Attorneys.The face value of the packs was $7,200 ($300 per pack). However, advertised prizes ranged from $1 t ...
Dec 17, 2004, 4:35 pm - Lottery News forum

Clerk charged in Tennessee lottery scam
A Madisonville, Tennessee lottery scam could be the biggest since the state started selling tickets in January.A Madisonville clerk who worked at the Checkered Flag Market on Highway 411 could serve prison time for ripping off a store and the state lottery.A detective in Madisonville arrested Lisa Moses at work Wednesday. She's charged with stealing more than $18,000. It breaks down as $10,000 from the store and $8,000 from the lottery.Investigators think Moses would steal tickets and cash the w ...
Oct 29, 2004, 8:41 am - Lottery News forum

Gas station clerk says he is being framed for lottery theft
A Milford, Massachusetts man accused of stealing $86,000 in scratch tickets from the Cochituate Road service station he worked at claimed yesterday he was being framed. Mohammad Tahir said a handwritten confession attributed to him was forged, and he was never shown a videotape that Exxon-Mobil security said they had of him stealing the books of lottery tickets over a several-month period. I think someone is trying to cover up something, said Tahir, 39, of 11 Luby Ave. I will get to the bot ...
Oct 28, 2004, 9:16 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa woman to plead guilty for lottery ticket theft
A Fonda, Iowa, woman has agreed to plead guilty to claiming a lottery pool's prize as her own.In a plea agreement filed Monday in Buena Vista County District Court, Mary Farrell, 54, agreed to plead guilty to first-degree theft. District Judge John P. Duffy scheduled sentencing for Nov. 8.Farrell presented a Powerball ticket matching five numbers from the Dec. 31 drawing to claim a $100,000 prize. A group of Albert City, Iowa, residents contacted the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office in Januar ...
Sep 29, 2004, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum

Broke lottery winner turned to theft
A lottery winner who stole more than 10,000 in an effort to buy back her popularity has been jailed for 12 months.Ballymena Crown Court sitting in Belfast heard that 44-year-old Ruth Muriel McLaughlin, from Wheatfield Park in Ballybogey, near Ballymoney, turned to theft after frittering away her 1996 85,000 winnings on fair weather friends .Prosecution lawyer Neil Connor told the court that as well as completely clearing the till of bank notes on at least two occasions, McLaughlin was also ...
Sep 27, 2004, 7:38 am - Lottery News forum