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Flash mob causes havoc at Walmart
news4jax.com ^ | July 17,2012

Posted on 07/17/2012 7:17:04 AM PDT by Hojczyk

Flash mobs are known across the United Stats as a group of people, dancing, having fun and enjoying themselves while entertaining others.

However, the Wal-Mart off Lem Turner Road in Jacksonville fell victim to a flash robbery when more than 300 people entered the store and destroyed the security system as well as some merchandise.

According to the police report, the group destroyed an electronic anti-shop lifting security scanner that costs about $1,500. The police report also stated the massive crowd could have arrived at the store after a party that was broken up on Sampson Road.

YouTube video showed the teens throwing food and merchandise around the store.

Channel 4's Crime Analyst Ken Jefferson said any sort of crime where there's hundreds of people involved is a dangerous situation.

"You've got a large number of people going and coming at the same time they are throwing produce," said Jefferson. "They are stealing items, they are all over the store. You can imagine how fearful the customers were who were in there at that particular time."

Police did not make any arrests after the mob of people took over the store. If caught, these teens could face criminal charges.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chimpout; criminals; flashmob; gangs; punks; retail; thugs; vandalism; walmart
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1 posted on 07/17/2012 7:17:06 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk
Police did not make any arrests after the mob of people took over the store. If caught, these teens could face criminal charges.

However, if a stray poodle walked in, he would have been shot
2 posted on 07/17/2012 7:20:03 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: Hojczyk

http://www.news4jax.com/news/Flash-mob-causes-havoc-at-Walmart/-/475880/15568130/-/vt1vdlz/-/index.html

Comments are the best part


3 posted on 07/17/2012 7:20:18 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Related:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2907447/posts?page=1

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2907375/posts


4 posted on 07/17/2012 7:21:29 AM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Hojczyk

Are we allowed to mention the race/ethnicity of the mob?

Why is it ok to identify by age, to say that they are teenagers or young adults, but not okay to identify by other characteristics?

Were they compelled to theft and mayhem because they live miserable lives grappling with poverty??? Are we supposed to feel sorry for them?


5 posted on 07/17/2012 7:21:43 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Hojczyk
Flash mobs are known across the United States as a group of people, dancing, having fun and enjoying themselves while entertaining others.

No, they're not. They are known for disrupting shoppers, stealing and sometimes engaging in violence. I guess this reporter never actually was in the middle of one of them.

6 posted on 07/17/2012 7:23:25 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Hojczyk

I couldn’t see the comments when I went to the page...guess there was too much truth telling in them?


7 posted on 07/17/2012 7:24:06 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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If I had a son...

8 posted on 07/17/2012 7:24:38 AM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: Hojczyk

Black Feral Youths out of control will become the norm because no one wants to address the real problem ,,, 70% come from homes with no father and everything in their life has been given to them by the government and they want more .

THAT’S RACIST !!!!!!


9 posted on 07/17/2012 7:28:34 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Hojczyk

It’s a black thing.
Y’all wouldn’t unnastan’.


10 posted on 07/17/2012 7:28:56 AM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: Hojczyk

Walmart is a success because somebody else built it!


11 posted on 07/17/2012 7:30:15 AM PDT by Jumpmaster (Defund the Left!)
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To: LostInBayport

That’s a shame...assistant principal Terri Jones does a great job ‘stirring the pot’...truth is EXACTLY what she got a good dose of...where are the ‘white flash mobs’...where are the ‘asian flash mobs’...where are the ‘hispanic flash mobs’..?


12 posted on 07/17/2012 7:30:37 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Hojczyk

Maybe this is why the city of Detroit does not have one chain grocery supermarket store within city limits. Pretty tough to chalk up a profit between food fights!


13 posted on 07/17/2012 7:31:32 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: Hojczyk

Blacks stealing.


14 posted on 07/17/2012 7:31:55 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

You’re allowed. They’re blacks stealing.


15 posted on 07/17/2012 7:33:06 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Every time I see a link to a flash thug video, it is certain to consistently contain criminal behavior from just one racial group. With absolutely no positive leadership in the black community, and a drive-by media remaining silent, expect much more of these.

...note to self, get more re-loaders

16 posted on 07/17/2012 7:35:04 AM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: Hojczyk

Look on the positive side. Nobody got beaten near to death.


17 posted on 07/17/2012 7:35:20 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Hojczyk

yep, holder’s people


18 posted on 07/17/2012 7:35:45 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

“Flash mobs are known across the United States as a group of people, dancing, having fun and enjoying themselves while entertaining others.”

She makes it sound like a a convention of court jesters were simply staging a show.


19 posted on 07/17/2012 7:36:28 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: Hojczyk
And then, when they wind up living in "food deserts" because they drove all the businesses out of the 'hood, they blame it on racism.
20 posted on 07/17/2012 7:38:27 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Hojczyk

This is merely a standard pagan ritual of sacrifice to Saint Trayvon. (Please note my tag line).


21 posted on 07/17/2012 7:41:48 AM PDT by Towed_Jumper (Saint Trayvon of Skittles --Patron Saint of Feral Hoodie Flash Mobs)
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To: Hojczyk

And now we know where Obama’s radical vision for blacks in America is taking us. Want more of this? Do what you can to keep Obama in office, and enjoy the entertainment, until it comes to your doorstep.


22 posted on 07/17/2012 7:43:50 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Hojczyk

I fear a nationwide flash mob, if Hussein loses the election.


23 posted on 07/17/2012 7:45:46 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Hojczyk
Flash Mobs?

More like Trash Mobs / Grab and Dash Mobs / Trash Robs / Bash Mobs.

We will soon regret this was not stopped sooner.

In Minneapolis, the same "teens" are randomly attacking white people (so it does not reach the level of a crime) and the reaction was to implement a curfew.

24 posted on 07/17/2012 7:45:51 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Now you be pickin' my cotton!)
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To: Hojczyk

Headling is NOT RIGHT....”causing havoc?” They were STEALING!!!


25 posted on 07/17/2012 7:46:50 AM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: lacrew
And if he wins!
26 posted on 07/17/2012 7:46:57 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Now you be pickin' my cotton!)
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To: Hojczyk

Go to YouTube and search for “Flash Mob Walgreens”, “Flash Mob Convenience store”, “Mob beating man” “Brawl at Ihop” and they’ll all show the same thing.

those were just random things I typed into YouTube.

This unreported problem is much much bigger than anyone care to admit, and it’s eventually going to blow up in a worse way anyone can imagine.


27 posted on 07/17/2012 7:52:34 AM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I think they were either crazed Latvian or Finnish teenagers high on something.


28 posted on 07/17/2012 7:54:51 AM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“Are we allowed to mention the race/ethnicity of the mob?”

I’m from Jax. Lem Turner road is pretty much Amish. I wouldn’t go in that area 20 years ago.


29 posted on 07/17/2012 7:57:21 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Gee and to think I passed near that place on my way back from the range about that same time yesterday. Probably good did not stop or I guess I’d be the next George Zimmerman since this is in the prosecuting DA’s area of enforcement.


30 posted on 07/17/2012 8:00:30 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Probably those trouble-making Lithuanians again.


31 posted on 07/17/2012 8:06:09 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=D9vQt6IXXaM&hd)
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To: Hojczyk

Those freak’n Amish!


32 posted on 07/17/2012 8:08:16 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Mouton
Gee and to think I passed near that place on my way back from the range about that same time yesterday.

A "Gateway" Fudd, huh?

Meh...

33 posted on 07/17/2012 8:09:48 AM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: Jumpmaster

“Walmart is a success because somebody else built it!”

You gotta bidness?? Just ‘cause you think you so smart? Well you ain’t gonna get to wreck it yousef!! No somebody gotta hep you do dat!!


34 posted on 07/17/2012 8:22:05 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Hojczyk
I'm still anticipating the day when one of these crowds of young Obama supporters “flash mob” the wrong establishment and the clerk opens up with a street sweeper semi-automatic riot shotgun....
35 posted on 07/17/2012 8:24:02 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Try doing a search for flash mob and Hallelujah chorus. Then look at the related videos. The flash mobs she referred to are very entertaining and, even inspiring.


36 posted on 07/17/2012 8:27:48 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Lionheartusa1
You're right, however, I would say it's now much more than 70% of ferrel kids who do NOT live in intact families, those where the natural father is married to the mother and they live together, and have not combined children from previous relationships. Closer to 80% at the very least. And of those who do come from these intact families, the kids STILL tend to be delinquents, due to peer pressure and the lowered expectations for the culture in general. I work with these types of kids, and I have to say that one of the WORST offenders in my class this past year came from an intact family with an involved father and mother. The kid ended up, on the last day of school, viscously attacking another kid in my room who he did not get along with. He threw him against a desk, splitting the kid's lip, and proceeded to kick him in the back and would not have stopped if he wasn't physically removed by my male aide.

This kid had been suspended repeatedly for provoking and initiating fights on the playground, in the hallway, and in the classroom. He was involved with two others who, in the midst of a fight, pushed my substitute down, causing her to break her upper arm last fall. Much of my time during and after school hours was spent on the phone and in meetings with his (and other's) parents. Our school was cited for too many suspensions. BTW, this is fifth grade we're talking about. The fourth grade was every bit as out of control, and the third graders were not much better. The second graders were angels compared to the other grades.

37 posted on 07/17/2012 8:40:36 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: papertyger

Yup. Blew off some 9s yesterday through my Glocks and Walther PPS and some 380s from the Bersa.


38 posted on 07/17/2012 8:48:55 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Hojczyk

Where is George Zimmerman when you need him?


39 posted on 07/17/2012 8:53:36 AM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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40 posted on 07/17/2012 8:54:31 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: LostInBayport

Yes, I also was unable to get to comments.


41 posted on 07/17/2012 8:58:02 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Hojczyk

Meh. Dog bites man. No news here. Move along.


42 posted on 07/17/2012 8:59:37 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Mouton

Nice facility, but I moved down to Ancient City about two years ago.

Any place too restrictive to let you shoot an Encore on the rifle range doesn’t need my patronage.

How’s that Walther working for you? I’m in the market for a service size, DAO, 9, and I haven’t heard much about the Walther.


43 posted on 07/17/2012 9:01:13 AM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: Hojczyk

This is the problem. Holder’s people know the local police aren’t going to ever do anything because the police have been browbeaten with the racism charge for so long, they are afraid to do anything. It’s going to have to be up to armed citizens to make it right.


44 posted on 07/17/2012 9:03:21 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: chuckee

Exactly. The reporting on this was terrible. The woman newsbabe I saw said that they are just glad nobody was hurt. She acted as if this were some sort of prank. Has the whole world gone insane? Shoot these looters! That will put a stop to it.


45 posted on 07/17/2012 9:04:52 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: lacrew
I fear a nationwide flash mob, if Hussein loses the election.

Or wins.
46 posted on 07/17/2012 9:05:51 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: Hojczyk

One positive thing about Walmart is that they are proactive.

For example, nationally, they are sued by somebody several times an hour for the entire year, average. Often by scoundrels doing fake slip-and-falls.

But Walmart has decided it will not settle anything, but fight each and every case in court. To do this, it created a large “flying squad” of experienced lawyers, who can slice and dice such cases with blinding speed.

As you might imagine, this sends a powerful message to the lawyers of America. Don’t mess with Walmart.

In this case, the flash mob got away with it, once. But now the ball is in the court of Walmart’s corporate head of security.

So here is the problem: How to stop a flash mob of 300 individuals raiding your store?

While I can’t picture how this could be done, I imagine some very creative people are working on this answer right now. And this will not end well for some future flash mob.


47 posted on 07/17/2012 9:11:08 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Hojczyk

What really cracks me up is how all the dumba&!es film each other and then post it on the internet.


48 posted on 07/17/2012 9:13:05 AM PDT by txmissy
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To: All

It makes it a lot easier to “organize: with their “free” (we pay for them) “Obamaphones”. Google or Bing = Obamaphones.

Barry is arming these idiots that he cam IM , Tweet or text, and they each other for optimum havoc when the time is right.


49 posted on 07/17/2012 9:15:25 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

FACT: White Flash mobs are known across the United States as a group of people, dancing, having fun and enjoying themselves while entertaining others.

FACT: Black Flash mobs are known for disrupting shoppers, stealing and sometimes engaging in violence.

Any declarations that I am racist will require proof that the above statements are NOT FACT.


50 posted on 07/17/2012 9:25:43 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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