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Man and child accused of stealing electronics

Posted January 27, 2009

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— Jose Jiminez, 40, of 1705-B Smith Level Road in Chapel Hill, used a child to help him steal electronics from the Circuit City in Apex, according to search warrants released Monday.

According to the warrant, an employee saw the 11-year-old boy shopping with Jiminez in the store Saturday.

The boy put a digital camera and laptop computer into his backpack, then met back up with Jiminez.

Police searched Jiminez's car and found over two dozen electronics including new cameras, iPods, camcorders and computers.

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  • CSMs Alter Ego Jan 27, 2009

    "Stealing is Stealing which is theft.
    Dr. Dataclerk"

    Thanks for that info genius.

  • Common Sense Man Jan 27, 2009

    He is on probation in two different counties with two different names and DOBs. Real nice huh?

  • WRALSUCKS Jan 27, 2009

    I hear he was assisted by Juan Valdez.

  • determined2win Jan 27, 2009

    Jose Jiminez - sounds like a fake name to me...

  • lorivalentine1 Jan 27, 2009

    Unfortunate for the child but they both need to be punished severely.

  • One 4 the Team Jan 27, 2009

    I hear ya Justin T. An eye for an eye. Just hate a kid had to be involved.

  • bnice1984 Jan 27, 2009

    stealing for a store that's going out of business.... tsk, tsk

  • pinklady-1 Jan 27, 2009

    "I thought expensive items would have something attached to them that the alarm would go off when it passed thru the door. The alarm would have to be deactivated at the cash register?"-superman

    there was a story on a recent episode of criminal minds about this family that would go into stores and steal expensivie items. they got around the detector by lining a bag with aluminun foil and putting the stolen goods in that...

  • superman Jan 27, 2009

    I thought expensive items would have something attached to them that the alarm would go off when it passed thru the door. The alarm would have to be deactivated at the cash register?

  • Dr. Dataclerk Jan 27, 2009

    Some jail time is warranted for both. Stealing is Stealing which is theft.

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