Operation Broken Cart 2: On September 10, 11, & 12, 2019, the Richmond Police Department conducted a joint operation with local retail loss prevention officers in Richmond, KY to target and identify individuals involved in retail theft.
It was our mission to make an impact in our community by showing zero tolerance to shoplifting and other crimes that derive from theft.
Together we identified 39 individuals committing theft and other criminal offenses. Officers were able to recover of approximately $2,069 worth of stolen merchandise.
Over the course of the operation, the Richmond Police Department worked closely with loss prevention personnel and members of the Kentucky Organized Retail Crime Association to achieve exceptional results.
Theft by Unlawful Taking – Shoplifting – Under $500 24
Robbery 2nd 1
Criminal Trespass 2nd 3
Criminal Trespass 3rd 1
Theft by Deception – Under $500 3
Receiving Stolen Property – Under $500 2
Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Heroin) 2
Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Methamphetamine) 4
Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd 2
Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd 3
Possession of Marijuana 3
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 5
Illegal Possession of a Legend Drug 3
Prescription Controlled Substance not in Proper Container 2
Public Intoxication 1
Tampering with Physical Evidence 1
Failure to Appear 10
Probation Violation 3
We will continue working with the Kentucky Organized Retail Crime Association to conduct targeted campaigns against retail theft.