Republican Property Crime Scandals

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Displaying 28 Scandals
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  • Owen Shroyer [Host]
    Marched with the mob that broke through police barricades at the US Capitol on 1/6 and used a megaphone to yell seditious phrases including "death to tyranny, death to tyrants" and repeatedly chanted "1776"
    23 Jun 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Lawyer Joseph Murray
    Participated in the mob that rammed through police barricades and marched up the steps of the US Capitol on 1/6 then filmed and cheered on the rioters who entered the building
    08 Jun 2023
    According to video footage of 1/6 obtained by Mother Jones
  • John Couch [2022 IN GOP Mayor Candidate]
    Loaded his truck with stolen large scrap metal objects including an air conditioner, furnace, and water heater (the latter of which a police officer caught him loading into his truck) from the dumpster area of a heating and cooling company which had signs posted in multiple areas explicitly stating that "all materials in and around dumpster is property" of the company
    05 Apr 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Robert Otterstatter [2020 NY GOP City Council Member Candidate]
    Stole over $600 worth of groceries by not scanning items in the self-checkout on three separate occasions
    23 Feb 2023
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Purchased four golden retriever puppies from an Amish breeder with fraudulent checks that later bounced and left the owner of the puppies out of nearly $5,000 in lost income
    09 Feb 2023
    According to a complaint filed by the owner that was later dismissed when he paid him back
  • Stole a checkbook from a dying man his mother was caring for and used the stolen checks to purchase clothing and shoes while living in Brazil
    19 Dec 2022
    According to police in Brazil who said he confessed to the crime before leaving for the USA to elude authorities
  • Danny Rampey [2022 GOP GA State Rep. Nominee]
    Stole prescription drugs from senior citizens residing in an assisted living facility
    16 Dec 2022
    According to charging documents filed by the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office
  • Project Veritas
    Purchased a diary stolen from Joe Biden's granddaughter for $20,000 then leaked it to a reporter at another rightwing outlet who posted the private material days before the 2020 Presidential election
    07 Sep 2022
    According to court records reported by The Intercept
  • State Sen. Dean Tran [R-MA]
    Forced his way into an elderly woman's house and stole her late husband's handgun as she hid in the bedroom
    01 Jul 2022
    According to an indictment announced by the Massachusetts Attorney General
  • James Harris [2022 TX GOP Rep. Candidate]
    Stole a trailer's worth of his competitor's campaign signs and was caught red-handed by two of them who witnessed him stealing their signs without consent
    10 Mar 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • City Council Member Victor Barbosa [R-FL]
    Didn't scan an item at two separate self-checkout registers at a local Walmart and claimed it was done "inadvertently" when confronted by store security, but presumably from guilt later resigned from his city council position
    04 Mar 2022
    According to a report by The Daytona beach News-Journal
  • Judge Guy Williams [R-TX]
    Illegally passed through security at a local county courthouse because he felt he should be granted access without having to go through a security check, telling a judge she had "two (2) choices, let me pass or arrest me," of which officers promptly chose the latter
    04 Jan 2022
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • GOP County Chair Nathan Tabor [R-NC]
    Conspired with another man to steal a $6,000 golf cart then schemed to sell the cart to his coconspirator for $1,000 with the assumption being they would sell it for a hefty profit
    04 Dec 2021
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • GOP County Chair Nathan Tabor [R-NC]
    Stole valuable parts from vehicles that belonged to a local church, Habitat for Humanity and at least two residences before getting caught and arrested by the police while being a self-proclaimed "Christian Conservative"
    18 Oct 2021
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Proud Boys Chair Enrique Tarrio
    Stole and burned Black Lives Matter banners from prominent D.C. churches
    12 Dec 2020
    He pled guilty to destruction of property and being in possession of a large-capacity firearm and was sentenced to five months in jail
  • Kate Gibbs [2020 NJ GOP Rep. Candidate]
    Hid $80 worth of clothes in a shopping bag and left a Kohl's department store without paying which resulted in her getting banned from the store and having to pay a $280 fine
    15 Feb 2020
    According to an exclusive report by the Burlington County Times
  • Illegally entered the Trump Plaza hotel suite of a world-famous model who wouldn't return his phone calls intruding on her and her boyfriend while they were naked in bed, promptly left slamming the door and then angrily lashed out that he hates "sloppy seconds" when they confronted him about it soon afterwards in the lobby presumably out of jealousy that she had rejected him for another man all while being married to Marla Maples
    09 Dec 2019
    According to a book excerpt from "All the President's Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator" exclusively published by Cosmopolitan magazine
  • Danielle Stella [2020 GOP MN Rep. Nominee]
    Stole an eye-popping 279 items totaling $2,327.97 from a Target store and $40 worth of cat food from a local grocery store mere months apart from each other
    26 Jul 2019
    According to a charging documents filed by local police
  • State Rep. Sandra Pihos [R-IL]
    Stole nearly $600 worth of clothes from a local department store then went back to the same store later that day and attempted to return the stolen items for cash or store credit
    05 Jun 2018
    According to charging documents filed by local officials
  • Rob Porter [White House Staff]
    Smashed his fist through his estranged wife Jennifer Willoughby's glass pane of her front door while demanding to speak with her which resulted in her being granted a temporary restraining order
    07 Feb 2018
    According to her account in an interview with FBI agents conducting a background check on Porter
  • State Rep. Curry Todd [R-TN]
    Was videotaped stealing his GOP primary opponent's lawn signs in two separate locations in broad daylight after his rival campaign staked them out after many of their signs went missing presumably because numbnuts here stole them
    04 Aug 2016
    According to an arrest report by the local police
  • State Sen. Frank Antenori [R-AZ]
    Unlawfully entered and hunted wild game on the grounds of a restricted military base in southern Arizona
    21 Jul 2016
    According to charging documents filed by federal officials
  • Entered 22-year-old American Dream Calendar Girls model Lauren Petrella's private room at Mar-a-Lago without her permission, laid on her bed until she entered and then pressured her to have sex before being rebuffed at the same time he was engaged to Marla Maples
    18 Apr 2016
    According to firsthand witness accounts in an investigative report by The Boston Globe
  • Mayor Reford Thebold [R-CO]
    Stole candy bars and a map from sporting goods store Cabella's
    08 Jan 2016
    He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 8 hours of community service and ordered to attend a shoplifting counseling class
  • Jordan Haskins [2014 GOP MI Rep. Nominee]
    Engaged in a sexual fetish called "cranking" where he broke into vehicles, disconnected the spark plug wires and turned on the ignition while masturbating of which he was caught in the act four times in a 9-month period
    27 Jun 2014
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • State Rep. Thad Viers [R-SC]
    Broke into his ex-girlfriend's home by kicking in the door and stole her handgun, computer, cell phone, and a number of other items while she was away at work
    06 Feb 2013
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • County Treasurer Mary Reisinger [R-PA]
    Stole a necklace worth only $27.99 from a Sears department store by hiding it in her pocket and not paying for it when checking out with other items and then tried to flee when confronted by security which proved her guilty intentions
    02 Dec 2011
    She pleaded guilty to shoplifting and was ordered to take a class
  • City Council Member John McGee [R-ID]
    Stole a truck with an attached 20ft travel trailer around 3am and soon after got stuck in a resident's driveway when he unsuccessfully attempted to turn around then passed out in the truck and later registered a BAC of .15 when police arrived
    19 Jun 2011
    According to charging documents filed by local police