Stores lock-up Emergency flashlights (photo)

Taxpayers Association of Oregon

During this snow storm if you need a quality flashlight you may find them behind a locked gate and needing an employee to access them for you.

Flashlights are a top target in Oregon’s shoplifting spree crime wave where addict-driven thieves find it easy to re-sale (especially during an emergency).    The cheaper under $10 flashlights are not under lock, but the more quality ones are secured.

Just another sad sign of Oregon’s crime wave.

Don’t forget, many Oregon stores also lock up laundry soap as well:

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