Fortunately for police, disguising his e-mail address did not occur to him.
Kyle D. Gore, 23, of Naperville, Ill., was arrested for allegedly downloading child pornography on his computer.
Police identified Gore as the man trying to find people online who could help him have encounters with children, using the address “email@example.com.” It was an unimaginative identifier for someone of Gore’s initials and born, as Gore was, in 1987.
Video surveillance at the Beall’s Outlet store in Crestview, Fla., showed a woman handing clothing to a man, who would roll it up and hand it back, and the woman concealing the items in her purse, or in the case of one pair of shoes, under her breasts.
The pair were charged with misdemeanor theft.
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Ailene Brown, 28, and Shmeco Thomas, 37, were arrested in Edmond, Okla., and charged with shoplifting at a TJ Maxx store.
Surveillance video revealed that, among the items stuffed in the pair’s belly fat and under their armpits and breasts were four pairs of boots, three pairs of jeans, a wallet and gloves.
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