TUCSON, Ariz. — Two Tucson-area Girl Scout troops were crime victims as
thieves grabbed and ran off with the troops’ cash boxes from cookie sales.
The Arizona Daily Star reported that both thefts took
place over the weekend.
In one case, two women spoke with girls selling cookies outside a grocery store
before one of the women grabbed the cash box containing about $375. The women
fled in a car that had its license plate covered.
In the second case, a man grabbed a box with about $250 from a troop’s table
outside a bookstore. He ran off and hopped a nearby fence.
Girl Scouts council CEO Debbie Rich said the organization will consider what
it can do to improve security, possibly including training for different