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Seattle police arrest couple found with 400 pairs of jeans

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Seattle police have arrested a husband and wife they say have an "insatiable appetite for denim." Seattle police have arrested a husband and wife they say have an "insatiable appetite for denim."
SEATTLE -

Seattle police have arrested a husband and wife they say have an "insatiable appetite for denim."
    
Police said in a news release they arrested a 63-year-old man and 58-year-old woman after finding 400 pairs of jeans, perfume, purses and shoes at their Beacon Hill home Thursday.
    
Detectives believe the items were purchased from shoplifters downtown and that the couple placed orders for items they wanted.
    
Police recovered nearly 1,600 items with a combined retail value from attached price tags of $150,000.
    
The arrests come at the end of a larger investigation by Seattle Police and the FBI targeting drug dealers and thieves downtown. Police made nearly 100 arrests in that investigation.

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