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Mar 12 - Police take on rising wave of Tide detergent theft


 Mar 12 - Police take on rising wave of Tide detergent theft
topic by bobbysteels18 - 03-12-2012, 08:44 PM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines


Police take on rising wave of Tide detergent theft




NEW YORK – Law enforcement officials across the US have been left baffled by a crime wave targeting an unlikely item -- Tide laundry detergent.
Theft of Tide detergent has become so rampant that some cities are setting up special task forces to stop it and retailers like CVS are taking special security precautions to lock down the liquid.
One Tide thief in West St. Paul, Minn., stole $25,000 of the product over 15 months before he was arrested last year.
"That was unique that he stole so much soap," said West St. Paul Police Chief Bud Shaver.
"The name brand is [all] Tide. Amazing, huh?"
Tide has become a form of currency on the streets. The retail price is steadily high -- roughly $10 to $20 a bottle -- and it's a staple in households across socioeconomic classes.
Tide can go for $5 to $10 a bottle on the black market, authorities say, and some thieves even resell it to stores.
"There's no serial numbers and it's impossible to track," said Detective Larry Patterson of the Somerset, Ky., Police Department, where authorities have seen a huge spike in Tide theft. "It's the item to steal."

Police Take On Rising Wave Of Tide Detergent Theft | Fox News


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17 comments for "Mar 12 - Police take on rising wave of Tide detergent theft"


 03-12-2012, 08:44 PMaway - #2
bobbysteels18 516 heat pts516

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 03-12-2012, 11:05 PMaway - #3
ThrowedNDaGame 43 heat pts43

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ummm
 03-12-2012, 11:44 PMaway - #4
bewley 27 heat pts27

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Guess its time to go steal some tide then...
 03-13-2012, 07:10 AMaway - #5
bobbysteels18 516 heat pts516

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Hey man want to buy some tide its 60 loads and I got Bounce dryer sheets to

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 03-13-2012, 07:14 AMaway - #6
nahsuhmeanz 

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guy in my neighborhood does this.
 03-13-2012, 09:19 AMaway - #7
Freemind 41 heat pts41

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I know people around here steal !! from CVS and turn and sell it on ebay and !!.

But this !! here is on a different level
 03-13-2012, 02:15 PMaway - #8
Storchaveli 79 heat pts79

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Wow. I never thought I'd read the words "Tide" and "black market" in the same sentence.
 03-13-2012, 02:47 PMaway - #9
ronnie|A 10 heat pts10

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really.. Tide is the new currency on the streets
 03-13-2012, 03:00 PMaway - #10
l0udm0uf 1 heat pts

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*idea
 03-13-2012, 05:02 PMaway - #11
majormedicalboI 2 heat pts

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Gain>
 03-13-2012, 06:16 PMaway - #12
dat_boi_tj 2 heat pts

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Sorry, but im confused...
 03-13-2012, 08:25 PMaway - #13
Delbert Mengel 25 heat pts25

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i know why they're doing this but i ain't snitching if the feds don't know
 03-13-2012, 08:30 PMonline - #14
Based_One 61 heat pts61

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crackheads been stealing tide round my way
 03-13-2012, 08:47 PMaway - #15
drumgangP 16 heat pts16

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I literally just used the last cup of Gain to wash up some t-shirts and boxers. So if one of yall thievin a$s niccas got some, pass a nicca some Tide man. I got 5 on it
 03-13-2012, 09:39 PMaway - #16
steeLTown 106 heat pts106

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looks like all the thieves are makin a clean getaway
 03-13-2012, 10:23 PMaway - #17
RIAA 4 heat pts

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"Yo! b, I got them blue tops two for $30 fam."

:: pops trunk ::

:: see the undercover headed his way ::

:: gets low ::

 03-14-2012, 08:20 AMaway - #18
ice wolf 273 heat pts273

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Crackhead hustle.
 
 


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