Republican Shoplifting Criminal Scandals

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Displaying 9 Scandals
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  • School Board Member Keri Blair [R-TN]
    stole a total of $728.61 worth of items from a local Target during seven visits over a 26-day period by not scanning some of the more expensive items in her cart at the self-checkout line
    12 Jan 2024
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 and returned later that same day to try and return the stolen items for cash or store credit
    05 Jun 2018
    According to charging documents filed by local officials
  • 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
  • Katrina Pierson [Senior Advisor]
    shoplifted items from a local department store when was 20 years old and later cleverly used the arrest to propagate the idea that the incident changed her life for the better
    24 Feb 2014
  • 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