Lack of security guards, weak jail policy contribute to problem, precinct commander says. Duane Reade tops the list.

Sep 13 2019 | 03:00 PM

Regular readers of the Crime Watch column in the Straus News papers know how frequently shoplifting incidents occur in Manhattan drugstores, especially Duane Reade.

Now, police at the 19th Precinct on the Upper East Side have released new statistics indicating that the drug store shoplifting problem is...