Rise in Liquor Thefts in Washington State Blamed on Privatizing Liquor Stores

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The switch to private liquor sales has made it easier for shoppers to get their hands on booze, but it's also made it easier for  crooks.

In the past several months, police have noticed a growing trend of brazen liquor thefts. The shoplifting has become so rampant that some say it's practically an epidemic.