ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Police in Albuquerque say they’ve dismantled a fencing/racketeering ring that allegedly stole more than $200,000 of merchandise in the last six months.
They say detectives in the Organized Crime Unit completed a long-term investigation Monday.
Police say the racketeering operation allegedly stole items from the Sears store at the Cottonwood Mall.
Two of the suspects worked for Sears and were assisted by others in selling the items online.
Police say two men and one woman are in custody and an arrest warrant issued for another woman in the case. Detectives arrested Joseph Resciniti, Ashley Montano and Mark Sewell. A fourth suspect, 37-year-old Nadine Sewell, is still outstanding.
Detectives expect to make additional arrests and still are attempting to locate and recover the stolen property.