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Mob of Thieves Swarms Las Vegas Convenience Store
www.8newsnow.com ^ | 5-5-11 | Aaron Drawhorn

Posted on 05/07/2011 2:49:24 PM PDT by Justaham

Caught on camera, a mob of young people bombarded the City Stop convenience store on Sunset Road and Pecos Road and stole $600 in merchandise.

"It became a feeding frenzy," said City Stop owner Jon Athey. "They were in the store for three minutes and 30 seconds… It's a pretty scary thing."

Athey says the crowd darted in and snatched numerous items from the store. "Beer to jerky to candy bars to soda, whatever hit their fancy… potato chips," he said.

Athey says this tactic is known as a "swarm". After 42 years in the convenience store business, Athey says this crime stands out.

"This is the biggest one I've ever seen," he said.

If you walk into a convenience store, you expect every move to be recorded on camera. Surveillance cameras in every direction, however, didn't stop this crew.

"Now, you're seeing droves swarming in the front doors - right here - as fast as they can come in," Athey said as he watched the surveillance video. "You can see them milling around by the beer doors. Now, you're going to see them start selecting products they're putting in their coat pockets. They're putting it down their pants."

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: barbarians; collapseofsociety; crime; deathofcivilization; feral; lasvegas; mob; mobsholderspeople
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Of course this news has not been widely reported because of race issues.
1 posted on 05/07/2011 2:49:28 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
12 gauge...bird shot...problem solved.
2 posted on 05/07/2011 2:51:07 PM PDT by a6intruder (downtown with big bombs, 24/7, rain or shine, day or night)
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To: Justaham
No matter what town, city or state there is a unifying factor in all these flash mobs.
3 posted on 05/07/2011 2:52:39 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Justaham
With the shootings in broad daylight, beat downs in the fast food joints, the street fights in I-Hop, the 'wilding' in the parks and now the swarming at stores and malls; I do believe I've seen enough to conclude that we have passed the point of no return.
4 posted on 05/07/2011 2:53:25 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: Justaham

Comment from the page: “Yes, we can!”


5 posted on 05/07/2011 2:53:56 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: yorkie; kstewskis; Cheetahcat

The looters are now doing flash mob attacks.


6 posted on 05/07/2011 2:55:52 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Justaham

Technically not in Las Vegas, but in the Metro area...I am not surprised. This area (Las Vegas Metro area) is just a moment away from anarchy at any given moment. I’d be absolutely shocked if there were even more “spontaneous” crime waves as it heats up. The Las Vegas area is virtualy unbearable without creature comforts in the summertime, and people are unemployed all over the place, whether the government hides the facts or not. Expect more of this type of behavior, and not just in Paradise, but all over the country.


7 posted on 05/07/2011 2:57:31 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: CaptainK

An entitled, “I rule the world” mentaility?


8 posted on 05/07/2011 2:58:34 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: Baynative

“passed the point of no return”

Wow. All because of a few certain people.


9 posted on 05/07/2011 2:59:10 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Baynative

I agree. It’ll only get worse as the year, and years, progress. It’s high time the (IMHO) most fundamental law of the universe “You reap what you sow” is learned. The problem is no one has had consequences to their actions for some time. The productive are pillaged, the unproductive bribed with the thefts from the productive. It can’t go on, and the goose that laid the golden egg has the noose around it’s neck already, it’s just still in it’s death throes.


10 posted on 05/07/2011 3:01:07 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: Justaham

Something like 17 - 20 of them????????????

I saw this here on a much smaller scale, ran in to get some ice cream on my way home and some criminals came in for their “beer run.”

I guess when the union cops became more interested in protecting the criminals (at least in our town), and the convenience stores rolled over, it’s a free-for-all for the looters.

Even though the ones I saw were polite, I was scared!


11 posted on 05/07/2011 3:02:11 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Justaham
Need more Korean store owners.

/johnny

12 posted on 05/07/2011 3:03:11 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: a6intruder

The “room broom”......excellent choice.


13 posted on 05/07/2011 3:03:11 PM PDT by crghill (You can't put a condom on your soul.)
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To: Justaham

“Beer to jerky to candy bars to soda, whatever hit their fancy… potato chips...”

So, as usual, we will pay their health care bills in the near future as well...


14 posted on 05/07/2011 3:03:11 PM PDT by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: JDW11235
I’d be absolutely shocked if there were even more “spontaneous” crime waves as it heats up. The Las Vegas area is virtualy unbearable without creature comforts in the summertime, and people are unemployed all over the place,

So, this is caused by heat and unemployment?

15 posted on 05/07/2011 3:04:06 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Justaham

“Athey says this tactic is known as a “swarm”...”

No, it’s not. Seeing how the AG has already stated he won’t prosecute “his people”, let’s call this what it is:

ad hoc reparations

And expect even more as “his people” feel more and more “entitled”.


16 posted on 05/07/2011 3:05:52 PM PDT by Tigerized
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To: Justaham

Just what the heck will we do with these damn Amish?


17 posted on 05/07/2011 3:06:46 PM PDT by NoGrayZone ("Islamophobia: The irrational fear of being beheaded.")
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To: Baynative

I’m pretty sure you’re right.

What I saw here over the last couple of weeks was enough to make me ill. The rioting illegal alien spawn chained themselves to the school board desks, pounding their fists and chanting like some sort of primitive types.

Needless to say, they don’t pay taxes, and more than likely their parents don’t either. The cops didn’t care and stayed outside (one of their “people” heads the police department), the parents were proud, some of the teachers and board members were even on board. Ward Churchill and some of the other Communist agitators even came down.

No consequences anymore, for anyone but the law-abiding.


18 posted on 05/07/2011 3:06:53 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: umgud

Nope. A correlation in no way indicates a cause and effect relationship.

Unemployment doesn’t cause crime. It merely gives some people (including the criminally disposed) more time on their hands, and arguably less inhibition.

P.S. I don’t like it when someone tries to preposition an argument by jumping to a conclusion and then acting like it was my idea. No thanks.


19 posted on 05/07/2011 3:07:47 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: umgud

Obviously. I feel sorry for the poor starving street waifs just searching for a morsel of food. Did you see how skinny most of them were!?


20 posted on 05/07/2011 3:08:07 PM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: JDW11235

More like “Obama is the president now you gotta do what we say”, mentality.


21 posted on 05/07/2011 3:09:37 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: Baynative

Sadly, I think you’re right. Liberals have succeeded in advancing the entitlement mentality so far that the country is divided into “haves” and “have nots” as defined by the “have nots.” It doesn’t matter what the reality is. If they think you have it and they want it, they’ll try to take it.

Stock up on ammo. Push will come to shove.


22 posted on 05/07/2011 3:11:33 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: Justaham; All

lock the doors


23 posted on 05/07/2011 3:15:37 PM PDT by CzarChasm (My opinion. No charge.)
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To: JDW11235
P.S. I don’t like it when someone tries to preposition an argument by jumping to a conclusion and then acting like it was my idea. No thanks.

A very common occurrence.

24 posted on 05/07/2011 3:16:00 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: Borax Queen

I second that. And I would just like to add one thought (Not in contrast to yours, but something I thought of by your statement, so I decided to share it with you). I don’t care if the illegals pay taxes or not, they deserve none of the benefits of citizenship. If people don’t come in by the front door, by invitation, they’re still intruders.

Whether or not the do get forced to pay taxes during their occupation, that doesn’t stop people from going to the E.R. for a headache, etc. The mentality that goes with being a true American, isn’t just a matter of paying taxes. And paying taxes (especially forcibly taken, at that), isn’t patriotic. I’m sick of illegals robbing Americans of benefits in ways true Americans would never use them. There are lots of people with dignity, that even if because of desperation might apply for say food stamps, that would use the bare minimum to get by, and after all other options, exhausted. Then there’s the people (while born in the U.S., aren’t really “American” in the sense of what America was founded upon) who will fill their carts with taxpayer funded steak and lobster.

It’s time we ended the Socialist “ahnd out’ state and people have to rely on charity if they can’t provide for themselves. If there is to be law and order, people can’t simply think that whatever they decide they want is theirs, nether by a “flash mobbery” nor government brokered robbery.


25 posted on 05/07/2011 3:17:15 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: JDW11235

When a reply to your reply starts with the word “so” you may be sure that somebody is about to put some words in your mouth,


26 posted on 05/07/2011 3:17:59 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: Americanexpat

I guess in their eyes, all this is just part of “Obama’s stash!”


27 posted on 05/07/2011 3:18:17 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: JDW11235

When a reply to your reply starts with the word “so” you may be sure that somebody is about to put some words in your mouth,


28 posted on 05/07/2011 3:18:29 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass; Baynative
All because of a few certain people.

Yes, all because of just a few certain people. This is quite logical. A single criminal can instill fear into many people. The Night Stalker should be a sufficient example; if not enough, look at Jack the Ripper and many more. Fear of a criminal (or, for exceedingly brave, just a concern that he might kill you or your loved ones) is a massive force multiplier. Terrorists know all about that because it's the cornerstone of their acts.

Besides, there are more than just a handful of criminals out there. In some places majority are criminals. That US territory is already denied to you. As the USA continues on the way down, financially and economically, expect the crime rate to increase sharply. The police will simply take their sweet time to get to the scene, in part to protect themselves and in part because LEOs are laid off left and right, but ranks of criminals are growing. No wise person can dismiss this issue out of hand.

29 posted on 05/07/2011 3:18:34 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: Graybeard58

“A very common occurrence.”

No kidding. : D


30 posted on 05/07/2011 3:19:35 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: Graybeard58

LOL, excellent observation, and one I never thought of, but you nailed it.


31 posted on 05/07/2011 3:20:28 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: Graybeard58

So true! ;)


32 posted on 05/07/2011 3:20:45 PM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Some of this is showing up in KCMO where the archetypical white upscale shopping district, the Plaza, is starting to be targeted. Kids flooding into the area, being dropped off by their parent, harassing shoppers and diners. I haven’t gone down there in years but its about to reach a tipping point.


33 posted on 05/07/2011 3:21:07 PM PDT by Mercat (BHO, Ditherer in Chief)
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To: Justaham

Where’s Charles Bronson when you need him. Maybe it’s re-enactment time.


34 posted on 05/07/2011 3:24:35 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: CaptainK
No matter what town, city or state there is a unifying factor in all these flash mobs.

Yep. No one would expect to see a group of white kids nor Asian kids pulling this kind of crap.
35 posted on 05/07/2011 3:25:13 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
This is the kind of organizing a Community Organizer would organize.
36 posted on 05/07/2011 3:27:36 PM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Justaham

"Hey...they voted for me...so, it's cool"

37 posted on 05/07/2011 3:29:19 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: meatloaf
Where’s Charles Bronson when you need him. Maybe it’s re-enactment time.


38 posted on 05/07/2011 3:31:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Justaham

Feral animals. Bird shot, rock salt,fire off a few and hit the first two, the rest will scatter like the cockroaches they are.


39 posted on 05/07/2011 3:34:08 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: CaptainK
Yeah! If anyone point it out, they'll have to deal with Jesse and Al.
40 posted on 05/07/2011 3:36:47 PM PDT by Realman30 ("I've already made a donation to Haiti. It's called taxes". . . . El Rushbo.)
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To: Mercat

Same here North of the DFW airport. I just bought a Glock G19 for my carry weapon of choice. I will not stay home to avoid thugs. I will go where I please. Thugs beware. I ain’t skeered.


41 posted on 05/07/2011 3:37:23 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: Mercat
Some of this is showing up in KCMO where the archetypical white upscale shopping district, the Plaza, is starting to be targeted. Kids flooding into the area, being dropped off by their parent, harassing shoppers and diners. I haven’t gone down there in years but its about to reach a tipping point.

Exactly the same here in Columbus. Ours is called Easton, and it recently had its first murder (one gangbanger offed another one.)

42 posted on 05/07/2011 3:43:29 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Baynative; Borax Queen

It’s going to be a hot, conflict filled summer, just you wait. With more downturns, there will be more robberies, break-ins, and more and more assaults. All during the bright light of day.


43 posted on 05/07/2011 4:01:15 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: JDW11235

Absolutely!! Just like the occupant in the White House, they so are not Americans, born here or not.

My parents who came here LEGALLY in the 1950s, after waiting years and years to be admitted, and only needing to come because FDR sold them up the river, were and continue to be greater Americans than all of those riff-raff you mentioned. And they’ve never taken a dime from the social programs (well, aside from the SS that they paid into all of their lives), much less demanded “benefits” and “entitlements.”

It’s just sickening.


44 posted on 05/07/2011 4:01:19 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: CzarChasm
lock the doors

Then liberally apply C/S gas or at least pepper spray. Make it a truly memorable experience.

45 posted on 05/07/2011 4:03:36 PM PDT by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: Justaham

That pissed me off when I saw it. These weren’t destitute people, or even hard up. They were well dressed and did this for simple fun.

They should track every single one of them down and prosecute them to the highest extent possible under the law.


46 posted on 05/07/2011 4:06:12 PM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: Justaham

20 pieces of garbage.


47 posted on 05/07/2011 4:12:34 PM PDT by bannie ("The gov't that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul." ))
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To: Justaham

And the liberals pontificate why there are few markets in minority neighborhoods?

It’s the crime, stupid.


48 posted on 05/07/2011 4:14:10 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: Justaham

What else is there to do when you’re not voting for Harry Reed?


49 posted on 05/07/2011 4:21:28 PM PDT by fantail 1952 (Truth is a virus!)
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To: Niuhuru

I’m sure you’re right :(
I mostly work at home, but for the first time, we got a security system. Too many break-ins around this working class neighborhood.


50 posted on 05/07/2011 4:22:31 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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