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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The highly-paid shoplift, too Wednesday, October 10, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 WASHINGTON A Washington-based depart- ment store reports that its branch at the Pentagon is experiencing a higher rate ol shoplifting than any of its 11 other establishments in the area. Lewis Shealy, security chiei lor Woodward and Lothrop, says its branch at a small shopping mall in- side the military's massive headquarters is victimized particularly during the lunch period Irom 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. by government employees who try to steal everything Irom brassieres to lools. "The Pentagon store is the smallest in our chain, so in comparison to our other outlets, it has the highest arrest ratio per size ol store." Shealy said. Because they work in the Pentagon, most of the shoplifters apprehended have top security clearances, he Most ure secretaries and clerks making about but some are high-salaried. "And most oi them have enough money in their pockets when they are caught to pay lor the items they re attempting to steal." Shealv said He cited as an example data processor, whose salary exceeded she was charged with taking an blouse and concealing it in a inanila lile folder Arraigned in United States District Court in Alexandria. Va the woman pleaded guilty, was fined S.50. given a 30- day suspended jail sentence and placed on a year's probation Shealy also told of the female United States Air Force Lieutenant who slipped a dress and hand- bag worth a total of into a shopping bag, was stopped, pleaded guilty and got a fine and a 60-day suspended sentence. More typical of the 30 shoplifters arrested and prosecuted since the first of the year were the 37- year-old secretary in the department ol defense who put a skirt in her lunch bag. and another secretary. 27. who took lour dresses into a fitting room and dropped one of them into a brown paper bag. Kach paid a fine and established police records Shealy said the pentagon store's shoplifters and their methods differ from the average shoplifter at the company's other stores, in that they are older, better paid and usually one-time offenders. 'Our profile compiled three years ago shows that the biggest offender generally is the 17-year-old white female." he said The company s policy, he said, is not to notify employers or families in cases ol non-government personnel caught shoplif- ting But under federal ex- ecutive order 10450, once a government employee has been arrested and finger- printed, this information goes to the Federal Bureau ol Investigation, which notifies the person's agen- cv GENERAL FARM Presents The ws V Weather SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Pincher Medicine Edmonton46 Prince St FORECAST. Lethbridge Medicine Hat Today Sunny. Highs near 55 Lows 30-35. Thursday Sun- ny Highs near 55. "Calgary Today Cloudy intervals Chance of a shower. Highs near 50. Lows 30-35 Thursday A few clouds Highs 50-55 Columbia Kootenay Region Today. Cloudy. Ram this afternoon Thursday Cloudy rain in the afternoon highs to- day and Thursday mid-50s. Lows tonight 30 to 35. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Slow clearing southeast portion today with snow ending in the extreme southeast Mostly sunny and warmer west and north. Fair tonight and Thursday A little warmer Thursday- Highs today 50 to 60 Lows tonight 25 to 35 Highs Thurs- day 55 to 65 West of Continental Divide Mostly sunny and a little warmer today exxcept few snow showers over northern mountains this afternoon. Widely scattered ram or snow showers tonight anri Thur- sday Highs both days 55 to 65. Lows tonight mostly 20s GEHL HYDRA-TILT Box Heavy Duty All Steel Unit. Lbs. 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