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There’s a Girl Scout Cookie shortage in America! Were you able to purchase a box of this year’s new flavor before it sold out?

According to an article written by Christine Chung on, one of this year’s new flavors has now hit the resale market on websites like eBay. That new flavor is Raspberry Rally®, and it apparently sold out in a matter of hours!

We have all seen those make-shift Girl Scout Cookie stands at your local grocery store recently, with Girls Scouts and troop leaders or parents helping them sell these delicious morsels. My wife and I have certainly purchased our share of our favorites this year, and my belt feels a little bit tighter than normal because of it. They are just too good to pass up.

Why are we able to walk down the cookie aisle in the grocery store and pass all of our favorites there when we’re trying to stay in shape? But when those Girl Scouts show up in front of the grocery store every year at this time, we just cannot seem to pass their stand without buying a few boxes of our favorites.

I didn’t even know they had that new flavor this year. According to, Raspberry Rally® cookies are thin, crispy, covered in chocolate, and infused with raspberry flavoring. They look like Thin Mints® on their website. Not sure if it would become one of my favorites, but they do look delicious.

Per Chung’s New York Times article, boxes of Raspberry Rally® are showing up on eBay for more than $20 bucks a box! They usually go for $4-$7 dollars a box when you purchase them directly from the Girl Scouts. I read that there was a listing of 12 boxes of this new flavor being sold for $499! I like cookies, but not that much.

I guess I’ll get to taste them next year when Girl Scout Cookie season rolls around again.


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Larry Martino is the long-time Afternoon Drive personality on 96.3 KKLZ. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of Larry Martino and not necessarily those of Beasley Media Group, LLC.

Really? See Two Men Steal Statue From Girl Scouts' Las Vegas Building

Stealing from the Girl Scouts is a pretty lowball crime, but this is just our opinion.

The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada posted on their Facebook page that two men stole a bronze statue, called “In Grace,” on Saturday night at their headquarters.

The Facebook post instantly became flooded with comments from locals, who were perplexed by this petty, yet erroneous, crime.

“What would anyone do this? So disrespectful!” one comment said.

“That is horrible. I hope it is found and returned soon,” another one said.

The two statue-stealers were caught on camera. Footage shows the men driving up to the location with a blue or black sedan, removing the statue from its base and then walking away with the bronze sculpture. Footage then shows the pair driving off with their trunk opened, which had the statue placed inside.

Girl Scouts of America CEO Kimberly Trueba said to KVUU-TV, “We are teaching our girls about being kind and considerate and making the world a better place. And then here we have people stealing our sculpture.”

Trueba further told KSNV-TV that she thinks the thieves planned this operation prior to it taking place because of the speed and deliberation of the theft.

J.R. Eason is the sculptor behind the missing “In Grace” statue, and the sculpture is meant to serve as a reminder to “transcend the craziness,” according to the sculpture’s plaque.

“In Grace” is worth $28,000. However, the bronze sculpture would be worth only $500 if it was melted down, Trueba said to KVUU-TV.

The organization filed a police report, and officers told Girl Scout officials that the statue-stealers may have mistaken the bronze statue for being copper, according to KSNV-TV.

Please help! Our bronze statue was stolen at 2:45 a.m. by two men in a dark blue or black sedan. LVMPD is investigating, but please contact us if you have any info that might lead us to recover our statue.

Posted by Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada on Saturday, May 7, 2022


In fact, the issue of copper theft has increased in Las Vegas.

On May 9, Las Vegas Metro Police arrested a man who was a key player in a “copper theft” ring. And this is one example out of many involving copper and metal theft around the city.

Despite this recent crime spur, we hope that the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada can recover their statue and bring it back home.

If you have any information regarding the statue’s whereabouts, contact Las Vegas Metro Police.

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