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Assault Rifle, Ammo Found In Car Trunk [Philly]
MyFoxPhilly.com ^ | June 2, 2009 | unattributed

Posted on 06/03/2009 9:49:55 PM PDT by smokingfrog

An assault rifle, with close to a hundred rounds of ammunition, and other evidence were found in the trunk of a parolee's car.

The startling discovery makes police believe they may have prevented a tragedy.

An alert parole agent and city police just may have headed off a violent confrontation before it ever happened when they acted on their instincts and checked out the car of a former inmate when he came to check in with his parole agent, reported Fox 29’s Dave Schratwieser.

When 29-year-old Alexander Rivera reported to his parole agent on Monday at 13th Street and Clearfield Street, the agent said Rivera was acting suspiciously so she locked him in a holding cell and went to search his car. Inside, she found a civilian version of the AK-47 assault rifle.

“He's got that kind of weapon in his vehicle. He's going to see a parole officer while he's got this kind of stuff in the car. I mean, you know, for what?” asks Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.

The semiautomatic assault rifle and the 100 round drum magazine were found in the trunk along with a hoodie, a black mask, work gloves and Internet material on how to purchase a bulletproof vest. Rivera was arrested on the spot.

While parole officers were searching Rivera's car, one of his friends arrived on the scene and asked to take possession of the car. When police checked his car, they found drugs and another weapon.

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxphilly.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: banglist; felonwithweapon; hoodie

Watch the video.

Also this (possibly) related story. Little Rock Suspect Had Map To Philly

1 posted on 06/03/2009 9:49:56 PM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

but but but the zerrhoids said we’d all “regain our standing in the world”...just make nice and all the bad stuff would magically melt away....like you know....your rent, gas and grocery bills.

No wonder the zerrhoid won’t say a thing about any soldier being killed (while lamenting the baby-killer), it’s all embarassing enough as it is.

I know liberals have as much shame as a chimp throwing crap in a zoo but...


2 posted on 06/03/2009 9:55:18 PM PDT by tpanther (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for g!ood men to do nothing---Edmund Burke)
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To: smokingfrog

Good thing I didn’t drive through Philli on the way to the range this past weekend. They would have loved my PTR91 with 6 loaded magazines, a couple hundred more rounds in boxes, my Saiga 12 with a loaded 20 round drum, and 200 rounds of shotgun shells. They would have had me labeled as a mass shooter caught before the act, and put me away for no good reason.

Of course this guy was on the way to see a parole agent, and doesn’t look a bit friendly. Being on parole, he probably wasn’t supposed to have the weapon with him in the first place.


3 posted on 06/03/2009 9:55:40 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: smokingfrog

What’s his Muslim name?


4 posted on 06/03/2009 9:55:55 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("If Dick Cheney is Darth Vader, then Barack Obama is Jar-Jar Binks!")
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To: smokingfrog

looks like a mooselimb!


5 posted on 06/03/2009 9:55:59 PM PDT by US_MilitaryRules ("We live in an amazing, amazing world, and it's wasted on the crappiest generation of spoiled idiots)
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To: smokingfrog

I was going to ask if there were any other indications of a possible violent action by this individual - until I saw this photo. Never mind.


6 posted on 06/03/2009 9:56:20 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: smokingfrog

Imagine that......

All, while the TOTUS is across the pond, preparing his speech blaming the USA for pretty much everything that has ever happened in the history of the planet....

Son-of-a-.....


7 posted on 06/03/2009 9:56:39 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic. Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: smokingfrog

Amish on parole. Shocking.


8 posted on 06/03/2009 10:01:06 PM PDT by Westlander (Unleash the Neutron Bomb)
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To: Slings and Arrows
What’s his Muslim name? Ibn Azziz Abdullah Muhammed Al-Goracle al-marooni.
9 posted on 06/03/2009 10:05:20 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: smokingfrog
Oh. Sur-r-PRIZE, sur-r-PRIZE. Race and religion left out and looky who shows up in the picture. Can't wait to see the picture of his ‘friend’ who tried to ‘take possession of the vehicle. How can these idjiots even call themselves journalists? They are O’s lap dogs.
10 posted on 06/03/2009 10:07:40 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: smokingfrog

Onoz! What the hell does somebody think they’re doing with an evil gunnnnnnnn and ammo in their vehicle in the birthplace of the Republic?


11 posted on 06/03/2009 10:12:36 PM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: smokingfrog
While parole officers were searching Rivera's car, one of his friends arrived on the scene and asked to take possession of the car. When police checked his car, they found drugs and another weapon.

Dumb & dumber....... LMAO.

12 posted on 06/03/2009 10:14:02 PM PDT by umgud (Look to gov't to solve your everday problems and they'll control your everday life.)
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To: smokingfrog
An assault rifle, with close to a hundred rounds of ammunition, and other evidence were found in the trunk of a parolee's car.

I was going to say "So?", until I got to the parole part. Everyone who is not a criminal, in Philadelphia and elsewhere, should have an assault rifle and at least 200 rounds of ammo, at least half of that in loaded magazines. (I've got enough mags to have 300 rounds in loaded mags, but only 550 rounds, with 500 more on back order, and that's only for the 5.56)

13 posted on 06/03/2009 10:25:05 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: KoRn
Being on parole, he probably wasn’t supposed to have the weapon with him in the first place.

Probably? They don't do parole from misdemeanor sentences. Anyone with a felony conviction can not only not have firearms *with* them, they can't have them at all.

14 posted on 06/03/2009 10:33:38 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: smokingfrog
http://media2.myfoxphilly.com//photo/2009/06/03/060309_Alexander_Rivera_20090603164611_320_240.JPG

Kind of an unusual beard and facial features for a guy named Rivera. The University of Oklahoma suicide bomber looked a bit like that, except for the facial features.

OTOH, the Arkansas Killer Muslim's original first name was Carlos.

15 posted on 06/03/2009 10:41:41 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: rdl6989

Too Jewish.


16 posted on 06/03/2009 10:42:44 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("If Dick Cheney is Darth Vader, then Barack Obama is Jar-Jar Binks!")
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To: smokingfrog

We are a muslim now, so it’s okay.


17 posted on 06/03/2009 10:44:54 PM PDT by Gator113 (Weak-coward-racist-white hating-lying-traitor= Surrender Monkey in Chief-B. Hussein Obama...)
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To: El Gato
Kind of an unusual beard and facial features for a guy named Rivera.

That's kind of what I was thinkin' too.

18 posted on 06/03/2009 10:46:33 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: smokingfrog

Not the brightest bulb in the lamp and his friend doesn’t sound very smart either. As for the parole officer screaming about him bringing the weapon to his check in meeting, so what? He’s not allowed to own weapons regardless of where he is. Maybe another Jihadi waiting to get his licks in.


19 posted on 06/03/2009 10:51:15 PM PDT by calex59
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To: smokingfrog
100 round drum magazine

Can I have it?

Those things go for big bucks!

20 posted on 06/03/2009 11:35:55 PM PDT by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: smokingfrog

A Hispanic (who looks like a Moslem - notice the shape of the beard) on parole for robbery, with a Soviet SKS assault rifle, ammo, etc. in Philadelphia.

U.S. soldiers shot and killed/wounded by a black Muslim convert here in the U.S.

No stories here. Just another day in Obamaland.

Janet Napolitano: Phone call for you. CAIR calling to tell you that Moslems are peaceful folk. Wanted to make sure you got the message, or else.


21 posted on 06/03/2009 11:49:20 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Westlander

Re AMish on parole.

That does it. No more Amish potato salad for me. That’ll show them foreigners.


22 posted on 06/03/2009 11:50:54 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: smokingfrog
"one of his friends arrived on the scene and asked to take possession of the car. When police checked his car, they found drugs and another weapon."

This story was poorly researched. What gave them the right to check his buddie's car? Is he on parole? If so, he wasn't supposed to be hanging out with his parole buddy in the first place. If he wasn't on parole, did he actually give them permission to search his car? Was he that dumb?

This story brings up more questions than it answers. Oh and to the Philly police chief that wants to ban semi auto weapons, guess what? This parolee is not supposed to have firearms in the first place. He was already breaking the law dope.
23 posted on 06/04/2009 5:28:15 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: smokingfrog

Oh, he’s on parole. Until I saw that I was thinking, “What’s newsworthy about someone having an assault rifle and a 100-round drum magazine in their trunk? Doesn’t everyone? I know I do.”


24 posted on 06/04/2009 5:31:21 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (Life's not fair, people are mean. Get over it.)
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To: smokingfrog
Fu%king reporters cannot even get the distortion “assault weapon” correct - this story they call it an “assualt rifle”.
25 posted on 06/04/2009 5:33:35 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit (Two terms for politicians, one in office, one in jail.))
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To: GOP Poet

These dumbass libs and their inability to tell the truth about these perps

are going to get thousands of people killed.

And all they’re worried about is “offending a minority group”.


26 posted on 06/04/2009 5:39:21 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: smokingfrog; El Gato

He’s a muslim prison convert.

And the press is using his birth name to cover for the fact that he’s a Muslim on a jihad and was going to use those weapons in a terrorist act.


27 posted on 06/04/2009 5:40:47 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
Oh and to the Philly police chief that wants to ban semi auto weapons, guess what? This parolee is not supposed to have firearms in the first place.

Stand by for the usual reaction. "Philly has XX,000 concealed carry permits, what do you expect? We must renew calls in the state legislature for preemption. Philly's hands are tied until we can make our own laws."
28 posted on 06/04/2009 6:02:08 AM PDT by ConservativeWarrior (In last year's nests, there are no birds this year.)
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To: mad_as_he$$

A more proper name for the rifle would be a copy of the well known communist AK-47 rifle. I’d love it if reporters actually started calling them commie rifles...

The muzzies can’t even make rifles. Does anyone know of any mass produced rifle from Saudi Arabia? Iran? Iraq? Yeah, didn’t think so...


29 posted on 06/04/2009 6:05:31 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: ConservativeWarrior

Fortunately, everytime these whiny politicians from philly want to pass gun grabbing laws, they get shot down and die in committee. Why don’t we pass a Muslim confiscation law? All of these Muzzies running around trying to kill people, it seems we’d be far better off if we just confiscate the muzzies.


30 posted on 06/04/2009 6:07:28 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: CholeraJoe
Whenever I see the phrase "100-round drum magazine", I get a warm fuzzy feeling, kinda like it's Christmas morning. I want one.

I know it's wrong, but I can't help it!

31 posted on 06/04/2009 6:31:20 AM PDT by I Buried My Guns (B.L.O.A.T. !)
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To: I Buried My Guns; CholeraJoe

The news report just says 100 rounds of ammo, nothing about a drum. It could have been 3 or 4 regular magazines, or just a couple of boxes of ammo.


32 posted on 06/04/2009 6:40:21 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money -- Thatcher)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Worst “assault rifle” ever:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chauchat

French, of course.


33 posted on 06/04/2009 6:45:26 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: smokingfrog

This does not look like a Hispanic guy. That is not a Latino nose, that is a Middle Eastern nose. And only Muslims seem to like that particular type of beard. You can see a better shot of him showing the full beard in the video.

34 posted on 06/04/2009 6:48:43 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money -- Thatcher)
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To: PapaBear3625

I don’t think you’ll find anyone arguing that this guy is Amish, Dutch-Irish,

or anything but a middle eastern MUSLIM.


35 posted on 06/04/2009 6:50:24 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: PapaBear3625
The semiautomatic assault rifle and the 100 round drum magazine were found in the trunk along with a hoodie, a black mask, work gloves and Internet material on how to purchase a bulletproof vest. Rivera was arrested on the spot.

So this part was made up?

36 posted on 06/04/2009 6:59:46 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (Life's not fair, people are mean. Get over it.)
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To: I Buried My Guns

I have two for my AR-15 and one for my shotgun.


37 posted on 06/04/2009 7:01:21 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (Life's not fair, people are mean. Get over it.)
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To: PapaBear3625

"From my cold, dead hands!"

38 posted on 06/04/2009 7:10:51 AM PDT by Sloth (The Second Amendment is the ultimate "term limit.")
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
The only thing mass produced in Islam is kids.
39 posted on 06/04/2009 7:18:46 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit (Two terms for politicians, one in office, one in jail.))
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To: CholeraJoe

Drums for an AR would be the utmost in coolness. I have a few ARs, but they seize up after about 80 rounds, so a 100-round drum would be a moot point.


40 posted on 06/04/2009 7:42:14 AM PDT by I Buried My Guns (B.L.O.A.T. !)
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To: mad_as_he$$
"The only thing mass produced in Islam is kids."

Don't forget bomb vests, which sort of nullifies the mass production of kids...
41 posted on 06/04/2009 8:30:07 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
with a Soviet SKS assault rifle,

Unlikely. First of all the SKS is not an assault rifle, it's a simple semiautomatic carbine. There is no full auto version, even the ones issued to various militaries and "insurgent" groups were all semiautomatic. Second, the Russian ones are pretty rare in the US. Chinese wer very common before importation was banned, now Yugoslavian versions are most often seen, but those from eastern european former Soviet block states are also seen. But not Soviet built ones. Of course the original design did come from the Soviet union, SKS stands for Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova (Russian: Самозарядный карабин системы Симонова), 1945 (Self-loading Carbine, Simonov's system, 1945),

42 posted on 06/04/2009 8:37:02 AM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

lol True.


43 posted on 06/04/2009 8:42:38 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit (Two terms for politicians, one in office, one in jail.))
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To: SIDENET

Yeah, he could have definitely done some damage with that drum mag.


44 posted on 06/04/2009 2:21:29 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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