May 6, 2009
Store robbery uncovers alleged knockoffs
A robbery at a Memphis store led to the discovery of counterfeit knockoffs of brand-name items, police said.
Shelby County sheriff's office spokesman Steve Shular said deputies investigating a break-in at the Penny Pantry found a pink hat with the trademark Nike swoosh and two pairs of earrings labeled
Ecko, the Memphis Commercial Appeal said Wednesday.
Store owner Omar Domah was arrested and faces a charge of criminal simulation.
The newspaper said a 19-year-old man was in custody in the case.
You never know what a day can bring, Shular told the Commercial Appeal.
One minute you may find yourself the victim of a crime, the next minute you may find yourself being charged with one.