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Beaumont Serial Robber Caught After Victim Shot Him
setxhomepage.com ^ | 7 April, 2013 | Erin Nichols

Posted on 04/08/2013 7:33:33 AM PDT by marktwain

After striking again early Sunday morning, a Beaumont serial robber has finally been caught, but not before he targeted a victim who fought back.

Beaumont and Lumberton Police collectively captured 21-year-old Scott Allen Willis Sunday after he committed two more robberies in Lumberton.

Police say Willis, along with the help of 22-year-old Malik Washington and 21-year-old Ariel Malveaux, first abducted a woman in the 200 block of Village Creek Parkway.

They drove her to an ATM and made her withdraw money before releasing her.

Then they attempted to rob two women at their home in the 100 block of Dennis Drive.

However, one of the women had the chance to grab a handgun from inside the home and shoot Willis in the abdomen.

Willis, Washington, and Malveaux were arrested later at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.

Police say the woman acted bravely in self-defense, and want to warn criminals that a county or city line won't stop police from coming after them.

Willis is suspected of also robbing several other women in Beaumont over the last two weeks.

No word yet on whether malveaux and washington were involved in those crimes.


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KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; defense; guncontrol; kidnap; secondamendment; tx
This is why crime is declining. Criminals fear armed citizens at least as much as they fear the system.
1 posted on 04/08/2013 7:33:33 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Gosh, I wonder why Willis, Malik, and Ariel targeted women instead of men?

Firearms are societies great equalizer for the weak and infirm.


2 posted on 04/08/2013 7:38:55 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: marktwain
However, one of the women had the chance to grab a handgun from inside the home and shoot Willis in the abdomen.

Center-of-mass. Good shooting, ma'am.

3 posted on 04/08/2013 7:39:03 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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To: marktwain

So—this happened in Beaumont, TX.

I grew up there, graduated from high school there, and my parents continued to live there until their deaths.

Our last name was is/was Willis. Our skin is fair.

However, I don’t think the Willis in the article is kin to us. He looks more like one of the resident’s sons........


4 posted on 04/08/2013 7:40:56 AM PDT by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: marktwain

Colorado state senate Democrat troll mouth-breather Evie Hudak would be only to happy to point out to this crime victim how the “statistics are not on your side.”


5 posted on 04/08/2013 7:42:05 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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6 posted on 04/08/2013 7:43:04 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: SampleMan
I wish the woman had shot and killed all of them. I don't think good men understand the anxiety of possible attack women deal with when they leave their house. Even if a woman has a carry permit, she has a much higher possibility of being attacked than a man does.

These men cowards made it their MO to just attack/rob women because they are weaker. It just makes my blood boil to hear a story like this. Shoot to kill the cowardly bastards.

7 posted on 04/08/2013 8:01:40 AM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: marktwain

wat you talkin’ bout Willis

(Someone had to do it)


8 posted on 04/08/2013 8:17:33 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Marcella
I don't think good men understand the anxiety of possible attack women deal with when they leave their house. Even if a woman has a carry permit, she has a much higher possibility of being attacked than a man does.

Well said, Marcella. Let me add two thoughts, please:

1. Having a gun does very, very little to change the odds on being attacked. Keeping and bearing arms on a daily basis does, indeed, change one's attitude and encourage most of us to improve our awareness of our surroundings; most criminals, however, aren't skilled enough at victim selection to spot the differences. Having a gun makes all the difference in the world after the fact of an attack, of course, but doesn't do much to prevent attacks.

2. Statistically speaking, there's at least a 20% an American woman will suffer a serious sexual assault at some point in her life: rape or attempted rape, not being patted on the bottom by a high chool class mate at the swimming pool. If we, the people understood what the odds actually are, there'd be no such thing as leftist extremist so-called "gun control" on the national agenda, because millions upon millions more of us would be carrying guns.

I never once asked a concealed carry student why he or she was taking the (unfortunately state-required) class: none of my business, and I've never been the nosy kind, anyway; that said, more than a few of my women students took me aside to explain why they wanted the permit. I heard some truly horrendous stories.

At least two thirds of my students were men. At least 80% of all students were middle-aged or old. Where were the women, who are much more likely to need to defend themselves than men? Where were the young people? I can't tell you more than this: accepting responsibility for one's life and safety seems to be difficult for lots of people.

9 posted on 04/08/2013 8:39:02 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: marktwain

I just luv happy endings!


10 posted on 04/08/2013 8:51:06 AM PDT by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

>>Center-of-mass. Good shooting, ma’am.

If this were my sister she’d have told the press that she shot a little high.


11 posted on 04/08/2013 8:51:29 AM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Standing Wolf
“Having a gun makes all the difference in the world after the fact of an attack, of course, but doesn't do much to prevent attacks.”

I wonder if there is a very large pin to pin to front of shirt/blouse, that reads, “I CARRY A GUN” or other statement that lets the cowardly men know they will get shot.

I read this morning there is a Texas bill going through the legislature that will reduce gun carry class time to 4-6 hours. That is so more Texans can get carry permits and get them faster.

I know there are a few other states that are gun friendly, but I'm surely glad I live in Texas and we are passing laws to keep the feds from messing with our guns.

12 posted on 04/08/2013 8:59:01 AM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Standing Wolf

I’m all for women arming themselves, but be careful about quoting that “20% chance...women sexually assaulted in their lifeteim” claim. Many quotes about female sexual assault come from arch-radical feminists. A number of people, including Christian Hoff-Summers, have investigated those claims (and the 1 in 4 college female rape claim) and concluded they don’t hold up to scrutiny.


13 posted on 04/08/2013 9:06:26 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: Standing Wolf

Here is a button that reads in large letters, “I CARRY A GUN” and in smaller letters under that it reads, “Because a cop is too heavy.” The pin is $3.55. I will get one.

http://www.zazzle.com/i_carry_a_gun_pinback_button-145091334336132764


14 posted on 04/08/2013 9:12:41 AM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: marktwain
Malik & Ariel...traditional Amish first names
15 posted on 04/08/2013 9:17:24 AM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: marktwain
He looks like a fine upstanding citizen to me, kind of like the son that 0babma would have had.

Note this mugshot is from an earlier arrest for kidnapping

16 posted on 04/08/2013 9:46:07 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: SampleMan
"Gosh, I wonder why Willis, Malik, and Ariel targeted women instead of men?"

My wife is the one to carry when we go out to eat. She doesn’t drink but I do; a no, no in Texas.
17 posted on 04/08/2013 10:10:35 AM PDT by askrenr (HOOAH! It's an Army thing.)
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To: marktwain

IF this is the same guy he’s been in trouble with the law several times.

http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Arrest-made-in-Beaumont-toddler-kidnapping-4114963.php


18 posted on 04/08/2013 10:10:43 AM PDT by deport
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To: marktwain


19 posted on 04/08/2013 10:39:16 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: marktwain

Sorry, criminals fear an armed populace only.

The (judicial) system, panders to the criminals, be they drunks, abusers, illegals, etc. There is no fear of the revolving door.

Start bringing the double-tap to the game, when the response to the police should be, “I stopped shooting when I felt safe”, and these sort of problems ‘unexpectedly’ start to disappear.


20 posted on 04/08/2013 10:53:55 AM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: marktwain

“...Criminals fear armed citizens at least as much as they fear the system....”

That’s one of the reasons the Rat communist Party wants to disarm the law-abiding. They’re all criminals.


21 posted on 04/08/2013 11:10:28 AM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: from occupied ga

Yeah, he’s one of King Hussein’s sons for sure.


22 posted on 04/08/2013 11:13:23 AM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: i_robot73
Start bringing the double-tap to the game, when the response to the police should be, “I stopped shooting when I felt safe

My favorite home defense weapon NOT for carry

for carry


23 posted on 04/08/2013 12:50:18 PM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: driftless2
I’m all for women arming themselves, but be careful about quoting that “20% chance...women sexually assaulted in their lifeteim” claim. Many quotes about female sexual assault come from arch-radical feminists. A number of people, including Christian Hoff-Summers, have investigated those claims (and the 1 in 4 college female rape claim) and concluded they don’t hold up to scrutiny.

Good point, driftless2. What do you suppose the verified number is?

For what it's worth, I acquired the 20% number mentioned above from a woman who'd been stabbed and raped and left for dead, and very nearly did die. She spent quite some while in a hospital and considerably more undergoing plastic surgery, lived in a center for rape victims some while, and eventually heard I owned a gun and asked me in a timid voice whether it was true and how people qualify for licenses to buy guns. I introduced her to shooting. She went on to become an NRA-certified trainer long before I did, and made it her business to reach out to other women crime victims.

24 posted on 04/08/2013 1:08:31 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: from occupied ga

“He looks like a fine upstanding citizen to me, kind of like the son that 0babma would have had.”

...and he looks so intelligent, too. I’ll bet he was an aspiring rapper who was almost set to turn his life around. His mama would tell you he has always been a good boy and sang in the church choir. How long until a lawsuit is filed against the evil racist white person that shot her baby?


25 posted on 04/08/2013 1:21:49 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: basil
The shooting took place in Lumberton. The shootee and friends had been doing the crimes in Beaumont but branched out.

They don't look like David.

26 posted on 04/08/2013 1:28:53 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: SampleMan

“Gosh, I wonder why Willis, Malik, and Ariel targeted women instead of men?

Firearms are societies great equalizer for the weak and infirm.”

Indeed they are.


27 posted on 04/08/2013 3:09:47 PM PDT by Monorprise (`)
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To: Marcella

As I understand Colorado, New York, Connecticut and Illinois is among a minority of primarily liberal states that are moving towards restricting self-defense rights.

Most States are either moving in the other direction, like Texas, Alaska, and Indiana just to name a few or are doing nothing.

All in all I think Obama is losing his war on guns. Washington is the only real threat for most of us right now, and that threat only exist if the house republicans cave.


28 posted on 04/08/2013 3:14:35 PM PDT by Monorprise (`)
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To: Monorprise
I got an email notice today from the NRA that the Senate would likely take up the gun bills this week. But, I thought Reid was putting those bills off because he didn't have the votes he needed and they were going to take up immigration bills this week.

I guess starting tomorrow, I'll check CSPAN thorough the day to see what the Senate is doing.

I did order that pin and will wear it when I go somewhere.

29 posted on 04/08/2013 3:30:59 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Standing Wolf

According to Hoff-Sommers, the number is maybe around 5-8% from the Justice Department, but no one really knows what the absolute correct number is. What she checked was the original story by a feminist named Mary Koss who came up with the 20% number. She and some other people found Koss’s research troubling. For instance, like many feminists, Koss didn’t ask women if they were rapedd but set up a list of factors that supposedly constitute rape but didn’t involve actual sexual intercourse. Many of the feminists assume more rapes are taking place but that many women do not report them.
Then there’s the one in four college rape claim. Again people like Heather MacDonald found a lot of the claims spurious. She checked a number of campi where supposedly female coeds were being raped and found a minuscule number of rapes had actually taken place.
I usually doubt or dismiss claims made by feminists of numbers of violence against women out of hand. That is not to dismiss any violence perpetrated against women (or any other group of people.) But like many of the claims about racial prejudice and race crimes, leftist feminists simply cannot be trusted to give correct numbers about anything related to women and violence.


30 posted on 04/08/2013 3:52:48 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: driftless2
I usually doubt or dismiss claims made by feminists of numbers of violence against women out of hand. That is not to dismiss any violence perpetrated against women (or any other group of people.) But like many of the claims about racial prejudice and race crimes, leftist feminists simply cannot be trusted to give correct numbers about anything related to women and violence.

Thank you, driftless2! I'll be more cautious henceforth.

31 posted on 04/08/2013 7:21:06 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: TexasRepublic
How long until a lawsuit is filed against the evil racist white person that shot her baby

I don't know the race of the person who shot him. It wasn't clear from the article, but if I'd have to guess I'd guess black.* In fact if it weren't for the names and the ability to look up mug shots online, we'd never know the race of the criminals.

*MSM Crime reporting matrix

criminal race = white criminal race = black
victim race = white occasionally report almost never report
victim race = black always report occasionally report

32 posted on 04/09/2013 3:51:18 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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