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  • Florida Man Robs Woman At Hotel, Tries To Run And Swim From The Cops

    10/03/2022 12:07:04 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Tampa Free Press ^ | October 2, 2022 | Jake Grissom
    TAMPA, Fla. – One Florida man found out the hard way, that robbing someone and trying to run, and swim from the cops, isn’t going to work. Your Tampa Department Aviation, Marine, Dive, and Patrol teams worked together to catch a fleeing robbery suspect. According to police, around 8 AM Saturday, October 1, a woman was robbed in the parking lot of a hotel on N. Westshore Blvd when a suspect snatched her wallet and ran. Witnesses saw him flee to Cypress Pointe Beach, which is where officers located him. To avoid an arrest, he entered the water and began...
  • FBI and US Attorney’s Office misled judge who OK’d warrant for $86M safety deposit raid in Beverly Hills: report

    09/26/2022 9:05:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | 09/25/2022 | Melissa Klein
    The FBI and US Attorney’s Office misled a judge who issued a warrant for a controversial raid on a Beverly Hills safety deposit company that uncovered $86 million in cash and millions more other assets, according to a new report.A senior FBI agent recently testified that central to the plan, and not disclosed to the judge, was the permanent confiscation of the contents of every box that contained at least $5,000 in cash or goods, the Los Angeles Times reported.The alleged disclosure failure came out in FBI documents and agent depositions in a class-action lawsuit by box holders at U.S....
  • L.A. Mayoral Candidate Karen Bass Has Home Robbed, Two Guns Taken

    09/10/2022 7:28:39 PM PDT · by Schatze · 56 replies
    deadline.com ^ | Sept. 10, 2022 | Bruce Haring
    The rising crime rate in Los Angeles is a hot-button issue in this year’s race for Los Angeles mayor. And the issue just hit closer to home for one candidate. Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass said Saturday that her home was burglarized. “Last night, I came home and discovered that my house had been broken into and burglarized,” the Bass campaign said in a statement. “LAPD was called, and I appreciate their assistance. At this time, it appears that only two firearms, despite being safely and securely stored, were stolen. Cash, electronics and other valuables were not. It’s unnerving and, unfortunately,...
  • 'The Chi' actor Barton Fitzpatrick robbed at gunpoint in Chicago:

    09/09/2022 6:39:06 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 17 replies
    FOX32 Chicago ^ | Sep 7, 2022
    CHICAGO - An actor, most famous for playing "Reg" on "The Chi," recently found himself in the middle of a truly terrifying scene. According to TMZ, Barton Fitzpatrick was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in Chicago. The actor was a passenger in a car, when someone slid into the backseat and demanded his belongings and the car. The suspect ended up bailing on the carjacking but did get away with Fitzpatrick’s chain and some other personal belongings. Fitzpatrick appeared in 16 episodes of The Chi, playing a gang leader. The character was killed off in Season 2. Fitzpatrick was...
  • While you were learning to fail at robbery, Grandma was studying the blade.

    08/29/2022 5:56:39 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 32 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8-29-22 | Chesty
    Do not mess with this woman. I laughed Twitter video. Sorry about that.
  • Total chaos as millions of student loan borrowers rush to get Joe Biden's $10,000 debt amnesty: Federal websites in shambles, blown out by unanticipated high traffic.

    08/26/2022 10:20:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/26/2022 | Monica Showalter
    As President Obama used to say of his clownish vice president: "Don't underestimate Joe's ability to f*** things up."Which brings us to Joe Biden's student loan debt forgiveness rollout, announced this week.Let's set aside the issue of the legality of the matter.The actual execution of the matter is Joe in Action.According to Axios:The implementation of President Biden's widespread, income-targeted student loan forgiveness is shaping up to be a bureaucratic challenge for the Department of Education.Why it matters: Millions of Americans are in limbo waiting for information on how to take action on student debt relief — the success of which...
  • College Student Is Slain in a National Park by a Woman Pretending to Be a Stranded Motorist, Police Say (+ 5 Yr Old W/ Shotgun)

    08/20/2022 7:47:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 57 replies
    NBC News ^ | Aug. 19, 2022 | David K. Li
    Authorities said the 5-year-old child of a second suspect drew on police with a loaded shotgun as his mother was being taken into custody. Adam Simjee and Mikayla PaulusA would-be robber pretending to be a stranded motorist killed a Florida college student who had pulled his own weapon in self-defense during a gunfight in Alabama, authorities said. Adam Simjee, 22, and his girlfriend, Mikayla Paulus — both students at the University of Central Florida — were driving through Talladega National Forest near Cheaha State Park when they were flagged down Sunday by suspect Yasmine Hider, the Clay County Sheriff's Office...
  • Armed Robbery Occurs Directly Across Street from ‘Defund the Police’ NYC Councilwoman’s Office

    08/20/2022 5:35:17 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/20/2022 | Ethan Letkeman
    An armed robbery occurred at a New York City coffee shop directly across the street from Councilwoman Tiffany Cabán’s office, who is an advocate for defunding the police. On Wednesday at 3:15 p.m., two suspects arrived on motorcycles outside the Under Pressure Espresso Bar located in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens at 30-92 31 Street, according to a New York Police Department (NYPD) spokesperson. They demanded victims hand over their personal property at gunpoint.
  • Clearwater woman stole tips from ice cream shop and hit owner on head with jar: deputies

    08/15/2022 12:45:19 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    WFLA ^ | August 15, 2022 | WFLA
    INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — A Clearwater woman was accused of berating employees at an Indian Rocks Beach ice cream shop, flipping them off, stealing their tips and hitting the owner with the empty tip jar. According to a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Michelle Haag, 55, entered the Tropical Ice Cream at around 9:20 p.m. on July 27 and began cursing at the workers and flipping them off. Deputies said Haag took approximately $50 out of a plastic tip jar and hit the store’s owner on the head with it.
  • Las Vegas smoke shop owner stabs man multiple times during attempted robbery (51 seconds)

    08/09/2022 1:33:47 AM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 16 replies
    8 News NOW Las Vegas via YouTube ^ | August 9 2022 | 8 News NOW Las Vegas via YouTube
    In a dramatic surveillance video, the owner of a local smoke shop appears to defend himself with a sharp object from three would-be thieves – identified only as juveniles – after one of them jumped the counter.
  • IMPD: Teen shot, killed in act of self-defense

    08/06/2022 4:45:46 AM PDT · by marktwain · 61 replies
    Fox 59 ^ | August 3, 2022 | Izzy Karpinski
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says a 16-year-old was shot and killed in self-defense in an “apparent robbery” attempt on the far east side. Just before 4:30 a.m., IMPD got a report of a person shot on Tapp Drive near Cumberland. The homeowner’s daughter and her boyfriend claim they were sitting in their car when at least two suspects yanked open the car door and tried to rob them at gunpoint. Those victims didn’t want to go on camera, but say the whole scary situation lasted just a few seconds. Police found a male who was declared dead...
  • Florida man in ape mask used sledgehammer to rob laundromat, deputies say

    07/31/2022 8:52:39 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    WFLA News Channel 8 ^ | May 17, 2022 | Zachary Winiecki
    ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida man was arrested Tuesday for using a sledgehammer to steal over $800 from a laundromat. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office said around 10:45 on May 8 Michael Justin Rowe, 32, and Taylor Marie Farrell, 34, went into a laundromat. Pictures show Rowe was wearing an ape mask and holding a sledgehammer. Rowe used the sledgehammer to smash a coin change machine, taking about $800 from it, deputies said. Meanwhile in video not released by the sheriff’s office, Farrell can be heard yelling “We got to go. You’ve been in here too long,” to Rowe...
  • Knife-wielding robber attacks Texas store clerk. But clerk has a gun, and she fights back — shooting her attacker multiple times.

    07/29/2022 9:01:13 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 34 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7-29-22 | DAVE URBANSKI
    The suspect was identified as 62-year-old William Coleman of Beaumont, KBMT said, adding that he was taken to an area hospital for treatment for serious injuries. Coleman later was charged with aggravated robbery, the station said. Once Coleman is released from the hospital, he will be taken to the Jefferson County Jail and held on a $250,000 bond, KBMT reported.
  • No Bill for Man who Mistakenly Shot 9 Year Old During Robbery

    07/29/2022 4:54:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | Dean Weingarten
    On February 14, 2022, at about 9:45 p.m., in Houston, Texas, Tony Earls and his wife were robbed at an ATM machine. They were depositing money, from the inside of their car. The robber stuck a gun in their faces and took $20 and a check, their car keys and a wallet, according to KHOU.com:Surveillance video captured the armed robber approaching Tony Earls and his wife as they were depositing money into an ATM. He pointed a gun at the wife’s face and demanded money, their car keys and wallet, investigators said. Both Earls and his wife complied.As shown in...
  • Florida man says woman he met at bar stole $52,000 in valuables from his home

    07/17/2022 9:08:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 58 replies
    ABC 7 Los Angeles ^ | July 14, 2022 | ABC 7 Los Angeles
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (KABC) -- Police in Florida are searching for a woman they say stole tens of thousands of dollars in valuables from a man she met at a bar during a night out. According to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, the incident happened last month. Police say the woman stole two of the man's designer watches - including a Rolex watch and a Brietling watch - his iPhone, wallet, and $1,000 in cash while she was inside his home. The victim and the suspect reportedly came back to his home at around 1:30 a.m. after a night out.
  • Georgetown [South Carolina] woman sentenced to life in prison without parole

    06/22/2022 5:33:29 PM PDT · by grundle · 43 replies
    abcnews4.com ^ | June 17, 2022 | Julia Varnier
    GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson announces that on Friday, June 17, a Georgetown County jury convicted a Georgetown woman of armed robbery and she was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole under the South Carolina two strikes law. Shannon Lane Bone, 40, of Georgetown, was convicted of armed robbery Friday afternoon following a trial that began with jury selection and motions on Monday, said Liz Smith, the assistant solicitor, who along with Deputy Solicitor Alicia Richardson prosecuted the case for the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office. Bone was convicted of robbing the...
  • Teen suspect turns herself in for Maverik gas station murder

    05/26/2022 12:25:43 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    KOB ^ | May 24, 2022
    <p>One of five teens accused in a March homicide at an Albuquerque gas station is in custody.</p><p>Prosecutors want 17-year-old Caprice Sicilia to be held in jail until trial.</p><p>Sicilia is going to be held pending a determination by the district court whether or not she can be released or held pending trial. That decision could come June 8.</p>
  • Police: Three dead in shooting at Georgia gun range

    04/09/2022 5:36:33 AM PDT · by devane617 · 43 replies
    mypanhandle ^ | 04/09/2022
    <p>Authorities say three people are dead after a robbery at a gun range in Georgia.</p><p>The Grantville Police Department said via Facebook that the robbery occurred Friday evening. When officers arrived at the scene around 8 p.m., they discovered the owner of Lock Stock & Barrel Shooting had been killed, along with his wife and grandson.</p>
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'New York isn't safe for anyone': Crypto expert, 33, reveals he was shot FIVE times by robber who tried to steal his $450,000 Richard Mille watch after Manhattan hotel ambush

    03/30/2022 4:49:55 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3-29-22 | JENNY STANTON
    A 33-year-old French cryptocurrency expert who was shot at point-blank range by a robber trying to steal his $450,000 Richard Mille watch says he believes he was targeted and followed for hours or days before being ambushed outside his Manhattan hotel. Pierrick Jamaux told DailyMail.com he is shocked by how dangerous the city has become and would never have visited had he known how much it had changed since he lived there 10 years ago. The entrepreneur, who was visiting from Hong Kong with his Australian model wife, Sarah Watts, 26, was getting out of an Uber at the Fifty...
  • TPD: Man shot in face during south Toledo robbery

    03/27/2022 12:40:21 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    WTOL ^ | 03/26/2022 | WTOL
    TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo police are searching for a suspect in a shooting and robbery late Friday night. Family members say a man was walking home in a south Toledo neighborhood when someone with a gun approached him and followed him back to his house. Police say the victim was shot in the face and robbed in the 400-block of Crittenden Ave. around 11:30 p.m