Skip to comments.3 held in LaGrange buggy heist
Posted on 04/16/2005 6:56:29 AM PDT by 2Am4Sure
Three Elkhart County men remained in the LaGrange County Jail on Friday, accused of holding up a buggy and robbing its occupants of $1.
Marc Duchatellier, 18, and Nicholas J. Knox, 21, both of Elkhart; and Clifton Lee Miller, 24, of Goshen, each are charged with armed robbery, a Class B felony punishable by six to 20 years in prison. They are being held in lieu of $50,000 bond.
About 9 p.m. Thursday, the three men were riding in a Pontiac Grand Prix on South LaGrange County Road 200 West, according to a written statement from the LaGrange County Sheriffs Department. The Grand Prix blocked the road so that a buggy could not pass.
The men two of whom wore masks jumped out of the car and held the family in the buggy at gunpoint while they demanded money, the statement said. A man in the buggy threw his wallet onto the road.
The men took the wallet and fled the scene, police said. It contained $1.
The family called police, and police officers in the area searched for the Grand Prix, the release said.
A Topeka police officer stopped the car and arrested its occupants, it said. Police also found the handguns, which had been thrown from the car.
I used to carry my M1911 behind my back right above where I keep my wallet. They asked for my wallet, I would reach back, and I would bet I could get 3 double taps off before they got off even one round.
I hope these idiots get some time in jail. Bust a few rocks for 1/3 share of a dollar.
It was the Crime of the Century.
I hope he got his dollar back.
Thought you guys might be interested. It was no ordinary wallet they stole. FReegards....
This is the bottom of the barrel, now they are robbing the Amish? What are we coming too? Too bad they did not check for the cell phone which they had well hidden, because it was forbidden.ROFL.
That is pretty bad, but tell you what: I've lived around the Amish all my life; they're pretty gentle people, but I wouldn't want to get into a tussle with a typical Amish farmer.
Throw them UNDER the jail!
I know we have Amish in Michigan. One about 65 I know has fingers as big around as baseball bats from hard work. A crusher!!!
The Three-for-a-Buck Bandits. Hehehe!
The Amish don't believe in self-defense. I hope we can all help defend them as best we can and straighten up life around them, but their beliefs are simply not wise. They are completely dependent on the rest of the country to defend them.
It's to America's credit that the Amish are able to survive at all, here.
If I was the Loch Ness Monster, I would have asked for three-fitty.
The guns they threw out the window would have been worth more than their bounty. Not to mention the humiliation they must feel from foe and peer alike. Reads like things are being justly served.
So was this at Lagrange 1, L2, or L3?
I'm not so surprised by the Amish space program, as I am that someone managed to interdict it with a Pontiac Grand Prix.
It's pretty much the same here in Delaware. Incidentally, one of my all-time favorite lines from an Amish gent was, "When my transportation fails, I shoot it!"
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