Photos: Here's What Aurora Did to These Twenty Shoplifters

Black Friday marks the official start of the holiday shopping season -- and presumably also the holiday shoplifting season. With that in mind, the Aurora Police Department is sending a simple seasonal message: "Shoplift in Aurora and go to jail!" Those are the first words in a new APD Facebook post stressing that shoplifters in Aurora are frequently booked into the city's detention center, rather than receiving a summons and being released. A note adds that some of those convicted of the crime even had their vehicles seized.

Continue to see photos of twenty convicted Aurora shoplifters, along with APD text revealing their punishment. To see even more pics, click here.

See also: Meet Denver's Fourteen Sexually Violent Predators

UPDATE: Shoplifter Colesha Gordon plead guilty in Aurora Municipal Court and was sentenced to 50 days in the county jail. 40 days were suspended (10 days served) and she was placed on probation. Gordon was arrested for shoplifting on March 10th, 2014.
Guilty of Shoplifting: Sergio Aguayo-Aceves Arrested on March 19, 2014. Sentence: Fine of $529.
Guilty of Shoplifting: Brien Boroughs Arrested on March 22, 2014 Sentence: 12 months UDJ, Theft Class and 24 hours of community service.
Guilty of Shoplifting: Yadira Cardenas-Ortiz.
Continue to see more photos of Aurora shoplifters and their punishment.
KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
Contact: Michael Roberts

Latest Stories