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Almost 30 Hurricane Irma Looters Arrested So Far

Looters taking advantage of shuttered stores during Hurricane Irma raided local sports stores, pawn shops, a Sprint store and a Wal-Mart. A number of them were caught red-handed on camera and the videos were later made public. Nearly 30 arrests have been made so far.

Miami police took to Twitter to publicly shame some of those they have arrested, posting a picture of a group of accused looters sitting in a police holding area.

“Thinking about looting?” they wrote, “Ask these guys how that turned out.”

…Fort Lauderdale Police also took to Twitter to warn against looting, quoting Chief Rick Maglione, who said: "Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice." — Staff, CTVNews

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