Friday, July 12, 2024

San Mateo County is like a ‘shopping mall’ to thieves

Must read

On a Friday afternoon in late June, San Mateo police Detective Dustin Lorensen headed to T.J. Maxx off Concar Drive, responding to a potential retail theft.

By the time he arrived, several officers were already gathered in the nearby Trader Joe’s parking lot, speaking with the suspect, a woman in her 60s, as well as the store’s loss prevention agents, or employees who monitor the premises for potential shoplifters.

Latest article