CHP deploys units to combat organized retail theft and highway violence
Last updated 12/16/2021 at 12:37pm
SAN DIEGO – California Highway Patrol investigators assigned to Border Division’s Organized Retail Crime Task Force this week led proactive enforcement operations throughout Southern California to combat the ongoing organized retail theft issues plaguing the state.
CHP investigators and officers collaborated with retail industry representatives to work operations at 10 locations in San Diego and Orange counties. The operations resulted in the arrest of 27 suspects for stealing $7,146 in retail merchandise. Some of the arrests were made for violations of California’s Organized Retail C...