Wal-Mart loses billions of dollars every year to thefts, and it is also home to some really bizarre crimes.
We dug up a few that have been reported just within the last week and this is what we found:
A 24-year-old man allegedly high on synthetic marijuana blew up fireworks inside a Walmart store in Gainesville, Fla. Wednesday, The Gainesville Sun reports . Darnell James Haley walked into a Walmart around 11 p.m. with the fireworks, then allegedly used a cigarette lighter to set them off in the electronics department, according to the Sun. No one was injured.
A Canadian man was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a goose with a bow and arrow in a Walmart parking lot around 3 p.m. Wednesday, CBC News reports.
A 26-year-old man was arrested at a Walmart in South Carolina on Sunday after allegedly brandishing a firearm and threatening to "shoot up" the store if the clerk didn't let him leave with a shotgun, according to The Herald newspaper. Police stated in a report that when they arrived on the scene, they found him sitting on the floor between two aisles and he appeared drunk.
North Carolina police say 62-year-old Allen Buck tried to steal $80 worth of beer, several pounds of shrimp, and six ribeyes from a Walmart in Greenville, NBC affiliate WITN-TV reports . Perfume and paper towels were also on Buck's grocery list, according to the report. He has been charged with misdemeanor larceny.
A Pennsylvania man reportedly hid a camera in a Walmart shopping cart and followed young girls around to videotape them, the Tribune-Review reports . Investigators arrested Scott Nicolls, 43, last week and said he had dozens of homemade videos of girls walking around Walmart.
A high school football team chased a suspected shoplifter through a Walmart in Panama City, Florida, and wrestled him to the ground, NBC affiliate WJHG reports. The players were trying to get donations from Walmart shoppers for new uniforms when an officer notified them of the suspected thief. Eight players tore through the Walmart in pursuit of the man and then pinned him to the ground.
Someone lit a fire inside a Walmart in Fairfield, California that burned through a wicker basket and damaged several carbon dioxide containers, NBC reports. Police are still searching for the suspect.
A woman on a motorized scooter allegedly stole a flat screen television from a Walmart in Tennessee by toting it out the door in a cart trailing the scooter, CBS affiliate WJHL reports . She was caught in the act on surveillance cameras. Police are still searching for the suspect.
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