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LIVE: Schumer calls for investigation into organized retail thefts in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Senator Chuck Schumer is in the Rochester area Tuesday morning to address retail theft in Rochester and New York State.

Schumer will be at the Victor Crossing Shopping Plaza to discuss organized retail thefts and to explain how crime rings affect businesses and communities in the Greater Rochester Area. He says these thefts led to prices rising and making it harder for customers to shop.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office completes first ‘Retail Theft Detail’ of 2024

In order to address these thefts, Schumer is calling for an increase in enforcement to investigate and prosecute theft things and dealers on the black market. He says all available measures under the RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) should be used to bring these down.

Schumer will join the Monroe and Ontario County Sheriff’s Offices to discuss this crime spree further at 11 a.m. You can watch the full press conference in the video player above.

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Senator Chuck Schumer is in the Rochester area Tuesday morning to address retail theft in Rochester and New York State.

Schumer will be at the Victor Crossing Shopping Plaza to discuss organized retail thefts and to explain how crime rings affect businesses and communities in the Greater Rochester Area. He says these thefts led to prices rising and making it harder for customers to shop.
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office completes first ‘Retail Theft Detail’ of 2024
In order to address these thefts, Schumer is calling for an increase in enforcement to investigate and prosecute theft things and dealers on the black market. He says all available measures under the RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) should be used to bring these down.

Schumer will join the Monroe and Ontario County Sheriff’s Offices to discuss this crime spree further at 11 a.m. You can watch the full press conference in the video player above. Read More CrimeRochesterFirst  

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