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  • CBS4 Exclusive: Business Owner Says Looters Victimize 32 Metro PCS Stores During Irma

    09/21/2017 7:37:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    CBS 4 Miami ^ | September 20, 2017 | Peter D'Oench
    The owner of a Metro PCS store says he has learned that 32 Metro PCS stores in South Florida were victimized by looters as Hurricane Irma was bearing down on the area. Sam Brejt tells CBS4’s Peter D’Oench in an exclusive interview that looters struck his store at 254 N.W. 36th St. sometime between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 10th. Brejt says the criminals drove their truck through the front glass door, causing $10,000 worth of damage just to the door itself.
  • More than 50 people have been arrested for looting in Miami during and after Hurricane[tr]

    09/13/2017 8:48:25 AM PDT · by kevcol · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | September 13, 2017 | Mary Kekatos
    Miami-area police have arrested more than 50 suspected looters during and after Hurricane Irma, including 26 people who allegedly broke into the same Walmart. . . . 'I think it's despicable that anyone would try to take advantage of the fact that we're in a vulnerable state,' Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez said
  • Looters' paradise? Lawlessness reportedly rampant in Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma

    09/12/2017 5:14:37 PM PDT · by kevcol · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 12, 2017 | Lucia I. Suarez Sang
    Business owners on one of the Caribbean islands ravaged by Hurricane Irma say the government needs to send in the Marines -- literally -- and increase patrols to combat the thieves and looters running rampant at Sint Maarten's shopping destination. Elsewhere on the island, men armed with guns and machetes are terrorizing residents and tourists alike, while some wait on piers to steal the bounty of boats and ships carrying aid to the devastated community.
  • Journalist Reports That Police Arresting Looters Is White Supremacy

    09/12/2017 2:17:05 PM PDT · by blueyon · 38 replies
    bluelivesmatter ^ | 9/12/17 | Andrew Blake
    Sarah Jaffe Then Complained About ‘Nazis’ Criticizing Her Tweet Reporter Sarah Jaffe posted on Twitter that police arresting looters was akin to white supremacy. Jaffe was responding to the Miami Police Department posting a photo of looters they caught in a jail cell. The Miami police wrote, “Thinking about looting? Ask these guys how that turned out?” “good morning, the carceral state exists to protect private property and is inseparable from white supremacy” Jaffe posted Sept. 11 on Twitter with a link to the Miami Police Department’s post.
  • Dan Bongino: 'Apparently, Condemning Irma Looters Makes You Racist'

    09/12/2017 6:49:23 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 54 replies
    Fox News Via Yahoo Propaganda ^ | September 12, 2017
    Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino blasted critics who he said labeled him a racist for previously condemning looters in Florida. "Apparently... discussing looting now makes you a racist," he said.
  • Florida looting crackdown is 'white supremacy,' claims author Sarah Jaffe

    Published September 12, 2017 Fox News Jaffe took heat on Twitter after implying that police cracking down on looters was tantamount to 'white supremacy' Jaffe took heat on Twitter after implying that police cracking down on looters was tantamount to 'white supremacy' An author and journalist came under fire on social media Monday, after she tweeted a reply to an anti-looting warning from Miami police by saying: "The carceral state... is inseparable from white supremacy." The Miami Police Department took to Twitter on Sunday, as Hurricane Irma battered the state. "Thinking about looting? Ask these guys how that turned out....
  • Irma looters armed with machetes in U.S. Virgin Islands

    09/11/2017 3:05:31 PM PDT · by kevcol · 68 replies
    FOXBusiness ^ | September 11, 2017 | Nick Giampia
    St.Thomas resident Mike Laplac on Monday said that looters are robbing residents using machetes and guns in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma pummeling the Caribbean island. “I actually know of eight people that were robbed in broad daylight with machetes for everything they had in their vehicles, including their fuel. Yesterday we spent about 3 ½ hours in a line for fuel, and machetes were pulled there as well.
  • At least 19 looters are arrested across Florida during Irma crime spree:

    09/10/2017 8:43:32 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 25 replies
    dailymail.co. ^ | 9/10/17 | By Ariel Zilber and Forrest Hanson and Matthew Wright Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar
    At least 19 people have been arrested across Florida for trying to loot empty businesses and homes that have been evacuated in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Two people burst into an Orlando sporting store and allegedly stole guns, before facing off with SWAT in a standoff. Shocking videos also emerged of gangs trying to break into stores and take advantage of deserted properties. Police were called to the scene after witnesses reported a burglary at Academy Sports near the Mall at Millenia in Orlando, WESH reported. Soon afterward, SWAT team officers arrived when it became clear the looters were allegedly...
  • At least 19 looters are arrested across Florida during Irma crime spree...

    09/10/2017 8:25:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | September 10, 2017 | Ariel Zilber, Forrest Hanson and Matthew Wright
    At least 19 people have been arrested across Florida for trying to loot empty businesses and homes that have been evacuated in preparation for Hurricane Irma. Two people burst into an Orlando sporting store and allegedly stole guns, before facing off with SWAT in a standoff. Shocking videos also emerged of gangs trying to break into stores and take advantage of deserted properties. Police were called to the scene after witnesses reported a burglary at Academy Sports near the Mall at Millenia in Orlando, WESH reported. Soon afterward, SWAT team officers arrived when it became clear the looters were allegedly...
  • SWAT In Standoff at Sporting Goods Store In Florida; Looters Barricaded With Loaded Stolen Guns

    09/10/2017 5:27:46 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 106 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | September 10, 2017 | Breaking 911
    ORLANDO — A SWAT operation was reportedly underway in Orange County Sunday as looters were attempting to steal guns from a sporting goods store. According to local media, the standoff was ongoing at the ‘Academy Sports’ store as Hurricane Irma moved through the area. The scene is at 3557 Gardens Ridge Way—-near the Mall at Millenia. One suspect has surrendered and another was barricaded inside and believed to be armed with stolen guns from the store. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
  • TV stations catch people breaking into stores during Hurricane Irma

    09/10/2017 4:19:08 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 29 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | NOVAN HARRELL
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  • Police: Looter steals, crashes into Temple Terrace business

    09/10/2017 4:52:27 PM PDT · by kevcol · 34 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | September 10, 2017 | FOX 13 News staff
    TEMPLE TERRACE (FOX 13) - Police arrested a man after burglarizing a store during a state of emergency. Temple Terrace police arrested Jonathan Smalls, 31, of Tampa, on Sunday morning. They said Smalls crashed a stolen pickup truck into the front of DTLR Clothing Store, located at 9233 North 56th Street, and fled with a “large quantity of clothing.”
  • Irma Looting in Fort Lauderdale and Miami, BSO Deputy Shoots Teen Who Was Allegedly Burglarizing..

    09/10/2017 4:33:25 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies
    rma Looting in Fort Lauderdale and Miami, BSO Deputy Shoots Teen Who Was Allegedly Burglarizing Weston Home In Miami, an NBC 6 reporter saw an organized group of at least a dozen looters at a store in Midtown loading up boxes of shoes and clothing into cars One teen was shot by a South Florida deputy and another is in custody after they burglarized a home during Hurricane Irma Sunday morning, while looters have been spotted in Miami-Dade and Broward, authorities said. The deputy-involved shooting happened around 3 a.m. at a home in the 2500 block of Monterey Court, Broward...
  • Looters caught by Local 10 cameras arrested by Fort Lauderdale police

    09/10/2017 2:44:11 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 59 replies
    local10.com ^ | September 10, 2017 | Jeff Tavss
    Fort Lauderdale police arrested 9 people caught by Local 10 cameras looting Fort Lauderdale business despite the dangerous winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Irma Local 10 cameras caught a group breaking into the Simon's Sportswear on Sunrise Blvd. and Powerline Road. The group of about 8-9 people broke through the front window and were seen walking in and then walking out with stolen items. The group then began looting a Footlocker and CashAmerica Pawn Store in the same area.  Hours later, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department tweeted that they had caught the criminals. "Going to prison over a pair of sneakers...
  • Meanwhile in Fort Lauderdale, it looks as if looting is well underway

    09/10/2017 2:12:17 PM PDT · by blueyon · 58 replies
    twitchy ^ | 9/10/17 | Jacob B.
    As Hurricane Irma begins to make landfall on the southern part of the Florida peninsula, looters don’t appear to be wasting any time in going after the items they want.
  • Texas Sheriff Warns Looters: We Believe in the Second Amendment and

    09/03/2017 7:17:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 90 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 3, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    As the waters in Houston and surrounding areas begin to recede in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, there's no doubt looters are getting ready to take advantage of empty homes. Some looting has already started. But one Texas Sheriff has a stern warning for those who seek to prey on victims: You do so at the risk of your life. "We've heard of looting around the greater Houston area, specifically Harris County. But as far as Fort Bend County, we haven't," Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls told Fox News Saturday. "I made a comment the other day that we...
  • Houston Police: Looters Are Targeting Firefighters, Officers

    08/30/2017 4:41:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 29, 2017 | Ted Goodman
    Houston firefighters came under gunfire from looters while conducting search and rescue operations Monday. Houston police union officials told The Daily Caller News Foundation that a group of firefighters were targeted by looters while helping people escape the catastrophic flooding. “We had firefighters out there helping people, and looters started firing on them,” Officer Joe Gamaldi told TheDCNF Tuesday morning. “We sent officers down there on a code 1 (which means as fast as you can) to assist, and they too came under fire.” Gamaldi told TheDCNF that the incident occurred at the intersection of Tidwell and Mesa, just north...
  • Houston Police Chief to Criminals: "Don't Victimize Our People"

    08/29/2017 7:06:18 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 12 replies
    wwltv ^ | 8-29-17
    Houston area law enforcement responded to reports of looting as the city continued to face devastating flooding.
  • Cajun Navy coming up with ‘new plan’ after looters shoot at boats, try to steal them

    08/28/2017 5:21:26 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 73 replies
    wgno ABC ^ | POSTED 5:25 PM, AUGUST 28, 2017, UPDATED AT 06:39PM, AUGUST 28, 2017 | BY WGNO WEB DESK
    The famed Louisiana Cajun Navy is “standing down” in Houston after looters tried to steal their boats and fired gunshots at them. The Cajun Navy made the announcement in a Facebook post Monday afternoon. “Looters decided to pose as people needing rescue and they attempted to overtake the boats and there were shots fired at the boats,” the post said. “I repeat they are all safe. Looters must have not wanted our boats in the water for rescues.” The Facebook post has since been removed... “They’re making it difficult for us to rescue them,” he said. “You have people rushing...
  • 'Antifa' website linked to G20 violence banned in Germany

    08/27/2017 4:44:46 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 26, 2017 | Lukas Mikelionis
    German authorities have banned the most influential internet website of Antifa – the country's militant left -- in the wake of violence that occured last month outside the G20 summit in Hamburg. In an unprecedented move against violent left-wing extremism, Germany’s Interior Ministry informed the owners of the left-wing site about the crackdown Friday, the Local reported. Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière claimed the website helped incite the violence in Hamburg and warned of “serious consequences” of left-wing radicalism, the New York Times reported. “The prelude to the G-20 summit in Hamburg was not the only time that violent actions...