Skip to comments.Flash mob causes havoc at Walmart
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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Yes, I also was unable to get to comments.
Meh. Dog bites man. No news here. Move along.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What really cracks me up is how all the dumba&!es film each other and then post it on the internet.
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.
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.
The police know what side of the bread their butter is on. a/l/a Zimmerman. To wit: Do not mess [interfere] with obama’s sons and daughters and Holder’s people.
And along the BORDER, the Border Patrol Agents have been told to hide and cower in fear if they see cartel members 'doing business'.
See... it's much easier to completely take over the nation if the populace cowers in their houses.
Ever have any feed problems and if you don't what ammo works for you?
Any such declarations will only be proof that the person making them is a Cultural Marxist.
How’s that hope and change thing working out for you?
THE GUY WITH A PLAN, THE COMMUNITY ORGANIZER.
Then show film of the flash mobs, the OWS violence, the SEIU marchers on private property, the Black Panthers in Philadelphia and any other quick pictures of Obama saying things, like "if you have a business, you didn't do that by yourself."
That would only work if the clerk was 'black'.
If the clerk was 'white', or not the correct 'minority', the CIA, FBI, ATF, DEA, DHS, DOJ, CBC, NAACP,Jesse Jackson, and Al Sharpton would be getting hotel rooms nearby so they could pay him a visit, in jail.
,,,, corpral punishment is a crime . I am 67 yrs. old ,,, if I screwed up in school I would be sent to the principals office and he would take a wooden paddle about 3 feet long with 4 rows of 1/2” dia. holes drilled thru it and apply it vigirously to ones back side . Do you think I would go home and complain to my father about that principals actions ??? Hell no ,,, I’d get it all over again . Political correctness has run a muck and parents are forbidden to touch their “out of control children” along with teachers who have to put up with this crap in school as well . Now the govt. has created a breeding ground for feral youths and claim no responsibility as usual . I also was raised as a Christian with Christian values and we all know how big govt. feels about God . Political correctness run a muck . . .
And the food fight was because somebody else did it.
And the food fight was because somebody else did it.