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Classifieds crime blotter 12/7/2017

Classifieds crime blotter 12/7/2017

Cloned iPhone X costs Chandler couple big: Arizona. OfferUp. Knock off iPhones being sold online are actually Android phones. You can read more about it here as well. Police: Teens shot attempting to steal during meetup to buy jewelry: San Antonio, Texas. OfferUp. They’ll live. Rural Brandon man arrested for apartment rental scam: Iowa. 43-year-old …

Classifieds crime blotter 12/6/2017

Classifieds crime blotter

Trial Date Set For Couple Who Allegedly Sold Baby: Greenville, Tennessee. Deanna Lynn Greer, 38, and John David Cain, 27, are accused of allegedly trying to see an infant on craigslist back in March. CSU Police report series of fraudulent checks, scams: Colorado State University, Craigslist, Fake Check Scam. Man shot by brothers while trying …

Classifieds crime blotter 12/5/2017

Classifieds crime blotter

Apartment Manager Finds Stolen Fridge For Sale On Craigslist: (Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Craigslist) Home rental scam steals mom’s Christmas money: (Cincinnati, Ohio, Craigslist) Lehigh Valley police discover nationwide sex trafficking ring including cities like Chicago, San Diego and more: (Pennsylvania, Backpage) El Paso men charged after stolen cellphone shows up on selling/purchasing app: (Texas, …

Ga. OfferUp killing over Playstation

Ga. OfferUp killing over Playstation

24-year-old Larry Stewart was shot and killed in East Point, Georgia, after meeting with someone through OfferUp in order to sell his Playstation 4. Witnesses said Stewart was in a stairwell meeting with the buyer when he was shot multiple times in the chest. He ran after being hit, but collapsed. The shooter is still …

Father of 7 killed during OfferUp robbery

Father of 7 killed during OfferUp robbery

In late April, 43-year-old father of seven Trinidad Bueno-Sanchez, also known as Javier Bueno, was killed during an OfferUp transaction that turned deadly. Mr. Bueno-Sanchez met a group of teens in a supermarket parking lot in Round Lake Beach, Illinois, to sell a cell phone to the teens. Instead the teens handed him only a …

Man becomes victim of OfferUp vigilantes

Man becomes victim of OfferUp vigilantes

A man in Aberdeen, Washington, was held captive and beaten by three people who thought the man burglarized their home. The people had originally caught two other people who were trying to rob their home. The robbers indicated a third person was involved in the robbery. Rather than calling police they tracked down this man …

Sailor and pregnant wife shot during OfferUp sale

Sailor and pregnant wife shot during OfferUp sale

An unnamed sailor in the Navy and his pregnant wife claim they were shot in Portsmouth, Virginia, during an OfferUp meeting where they thought they were buying a cell phone. They were on the way to the alleged seller at a home when their car was surrounded by several men. By their account, one man …

OfferUp murder in Mesa, Arizona

OfferUp murder in Mesa

Police in Mesa, Arizona, have arrested 24-year-old Michael Alexander Abel for allegedly murdering 32-year-old Austin David Parton. Mr. Parton would buy used Apple products on OfferUp then resell them on eBay. Abel is said top have set up a meeting on OfferUp with his victim. The victim was shot in the back and some of …

Egyptian man killed in Cleveland OfferUp robbery

Egyptian man killed in Cleveland OfferUp robbery

(Story broke 8/4/2017) You can’t help but be a little heartbroken when you read this quote from a Cleveland.com article on the murder of 52-year-old Hesham Kamel. An Egyptian immigrant who moved his family to Ohio for a safer, better life was shot and killed Thursday night in Cleveland. Mr. Kamel was trying to sell …