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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst makes a call. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst Discusses Controversial Phone Call

Lt. Gov David Dewhurst spoke to the media Saturday for the first time since his controversial phone call to the Allen Police Department a week ago.

08/24/2013

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst testifies on Capitol Hill. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Criticism, Support For Dewhurst After Police Call To Help Relative

It’s a call that gained more attention than Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst may have ever expected. After Allen police arrested his step-niece for shoplifting Dewhurst personally called the police department to help her.

CBS 11–08/22/2013

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David Dewhurst Calls Police To Try & Free Relative

Demanding to talk to the “most senior police officer you have,” Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called the Allen Police Department earlier this month to try to spring a relative from jail for alleged shoplifting.

CBS 11–08/21/2013

Norma Callejas Gonzales (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Irving School Board Trustee Resigns After Shoplifting Charge

An Irving ISD school trustee, who was arrested for shoplifting over the weekend, has resigned. Norma Gonzales allegedly stuck about $184 worth of merchandise in her purse while at a Wal-Mart store.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2013

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Officers Shoot Knife-Wielding Shoplifting Suspect

A suspected shoplifter was shot Wednesday night after police responded to assist a security guard in south Dallas.

06/27/2013

A pile of damaged goods left behind in a parking lot. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Holiday Shoppers Provide Cover For Shoplifting Pros

The holidays always bring Christmas shoppers to malls, but the season also brings people looking for a ‘5-finger discount.’ It’s not that there’s necessarily more retail crime going on, but crowded stores provide thieves with cover.

CBSDFW.COM–12/04/2012

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Keller Shoplifting Call Leads To Officer-Involved Shooting

A shoplifting call at a Kohl’s department store in Keller ends with the shoplifter being airlifted to a Fort Worth hospital before dying on the operating table.

10/25/2012

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Dallas Shoplifting Policy Spurs Crime Stat Drop

A policy making it harder for Dallas store owners to report shoplifting cases under $50 is responsible for nearly a third of the city’s 12 percent drop in overall crime.

10/07/2012

Once A Texas Beauty Queen, Now A Shoplifter

A former beauty queen in West Texas has been put on probation for shoplifting a $69 shirt from a retail store.

03/20/2012

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Fuel City Owner Surprised By New DPD Shoplifting Policy

The owner of a well-known Dallas gas station learns the hard way about the new Dallas Police Department policy on shoplifting.

01/12/2012

T-shirts hang in a store. (credit: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Officials Bust “Sophisticated” Retail Theft Ring

CBS 11 News had exclusive access to raids across Dallas County Wednesday as law enforcement agencies executed ‘Operation No Return’ – targeting a stolen retail clothing and gift card crime ring.

09/28/2011

The Walmart logo is displayed on the exterior of a store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Shoplifter Gets Life In Prison

A man has been sentenced to life in prison for shoplifting and knocking down a Fort Worth store worker who later died.

09/15/2011

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