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SoCal couple arrested for organized retail theft after stealing item from store at Great Mall in Milpitas

PIX Now - Morning Edition 4/22/24
PIX Now - Morning Edition 4/22/24 09:53

Police in Milpitas arrested a young couple from the Southern California town of Glendale Sunday after they were found with a large quantity of fake jewelry used in scams after a reported theft at a store in the Great Mall.

Police reported the arrests in a Monday morning social media round-up of arrest activity over the weekend.

According to the post, officers responded to the Great Mall on Sunday shortly after 1 p.m. following a report of a theft from a store. 

While police did not provide details regarding what store at the Great Mall was targeted or what was stolen in the theft, but noted that officers found a large amount of fake jewelry similar to the type frequently used in jewelry swap scams during their investigation. 

Both suspects, an 18 and 20-year-old married couple from Glendale, were arrested for organized retail theft. Police did not identify the suspects. 

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