CHP Organized Retail Crime Task Force

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California Highway Patrol investigators assigned to Border Division’s Organized Retail Crime Task Force (ORCTF) last week arrested a female suspect for committing several high-end retail thefts and possessing stolen merchandise. On several occasions, Ekatarina Zharkova, 38, of Costa Mesa, was observed by CHP investigators stealing from multiple retailers throughout Southern …continue reading

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