Tag: theft

S$10,000 reward offered for 24k gold heirloom stolen from hotel

Singapore -- A S$10,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can find a 24k gold heirloom stolen from its owner. Facebook user Solomon Freeman posted on Wednesday (July 29) to offer the reward for the prized family heirloom that he said was stolen "in...

Underwear fetish: Inside the mind of the man who flouted circuit breaker rules to steal lingerie

Singapore—Lee Chee Kin was featured in the news on Monday (May 18) for having been charged on multiple counts, including theft, criminal trespass, and the breach of COVID-19 regulations. What the 39-year-old Mr Lee had been stealing was underwear, and not for the first...

Caught on cam: Woman with “itchy hands” grabs face mask hanging in corridor

Singapore – A woman was spotted grabbing a face mask left out on the corridor to dry as she passed by the residence. The action confounded netizens, especially those who noted that the mask could have been used. On Thursday (May 14), Facebook user Din...

Sneaker thief faces jail for stealing 122 pairs of shoes from outside condos

Singapore—On Monday (Nov 4), Warren Vicente Canabe, a 41-year-old Filipino, was sentenced to 13 months and two weeks in jail for stealing shoes and other valuables from condo units along the Sengkang area. In July 2019, Canabe went on a jog near La Fiesta Condominium,...

Older uncle tackles younger man to the ground for allegedly stealing his mobile phone

A video of an older man skillfully managing to tackle a younger man to the ground made its way around the Internet, going viral. The younger man had allegedly stolen the older man’s handphone from a coffee shop. The elder man was said to be...

Altar thief? Foodpanda rider allegedly steals statue of god of prosperity

Singapore—A video of a foodpanda rider allegedly taking something from an altar went viral on Facebook. The CCTV footage showed a foodpanda rider who appears to be stealing a statue of Tua Pek Kong, a folk God of Prosperity. The man, wearing the familiar pink uniform...

Three young friends jailed for robbing prostitutes

Singapore — Three friends thought that an easy way to make money would be by robbing prostitutes. One of them not only robbed a 53-year-old sex worker but also raped her afterwards. Mendel See Li Quan (19), a Malaysian national, has been sentenced to seven...

Debt-ridden maid steals S$22,000 worth of cash and jewellery from employer

Singapore — An Indonesian domestic helper was sentenced to 10 months of jail for stealing S$22,432 worth of cash and jewelry from her employer. Pipin Ahsani Imama (30) began working for her employer in Pavilion Park from Sept 2017 to July 2019. According to court documents,...

Supermarket thief targets bags, phones that customers leave in shopping trolleys

Singapore — It seems like it's hard to unlearn bad behaviour after all. Goh Swee Tian (53) was released from prison after five years of corrective training since 2014, but a difficult life made him turn back to his old ways soon after. This time, Goh...

Australian man goes on a shoplifting spree at Changi Airport, gets 12 days jail

Singapore — An Australian man managed to steal S$10,000 worth of items from shops at Changi Airport within a span of three hours on Monday (Aug 12). Bailey Chad Phillip (45) stayed at Changi Airport for a layover during his flight from Germany to Melbourne. While...