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Woman puts man in sleeper hold, stops bank heist
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Posted on 06/23/2009 12:05:27 PM PDT by Chet 99

MISSION VIEJO, Calif.—Cyndi Orel worked as a police officer for 25 years and never caught a bank robber. She was apparently saving that hobby for retirement.

The retired Long Beach police officer foiled a bank robbery at a grocery store Saturday when she put a 220-pound bank robber in a chokehold until he passed out. Orel is about 5 feet 7 inches and 128 pounds

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: California
KEYWORDS: leo; longbeach; robbery
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1 posted on 06/23/2009 12:05:28 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: Chet 99
Love the pic.

You're very clever.

2 posted on 06/23/2009 12:08:01 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: Chet 99
Deputies arrested Tony Fennell, 52, of Las Vegas, who they believe committed eight to 10 bank robberies,

By the age of 52 you would think that this man would have found productive work.

The guy needs to grow up.

3 posted on 06/23/2009 12:10:00 PM PDT by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: Chet 99

OK Bubba, tell us one more time, exactly did you get busted?


4 posted on 06/23/2009 12:10:52 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (Unions are the storm troopers of socialism.)
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To: Chet 99
police officer foiled a bank robbery at a grocery store

I'm stuned.

5 posted on 06/23/2009 12:13:55 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Better link here http://www.kfwb.com/Woman-Uses-Sleeper-Hold-to-Foil-Bank-Heist/4658080

It was inside an Albertson’s. They don’t say what bank branch it was.


6 posted on 06/23/2009 12:16:37 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Chet 99

I’m picturing Royce Gracie vs. Dan Severn...


7 posted on 06/23/2009 12:16:57 PM PDT by astyanax (I'm here to spread peace, love and happiness... so get the f*#% out of my way.)
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To: Chet 99

“Classie Freddie Blassie, The Fashion Plate of Professional Wrestling,” would have loved this story...pencil neckie! :)


8 posted on 06/23/2009 12:17:01 PM PDT by RexBeach
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To: Chet 99

9 posted on 06/23/2009 12:18:47 PM PDT by mrmeangenes
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To: Pontiac

Most likely a career criminal.


10 posted on 06/23/2009 12:19:54 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Socialism is the belief that most people are better off if everyone was equally poor and miserable.)
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To: Chet 99

Now they’re going to bust her for excessive force.


11 posted on 06/23/2009 12:20:20 PM PDT by JohnLongIsland
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

don’t know how it is there, but up here most of our supermarkets have small business located across the front such as a bank branch, potrait studio, shoe repair, eyeglass shop, camera shop, western union, etc.


12 posted on 06/23/2009 12:20:25 PM PDT by absolootezer0 (thank God for Chicago: makes Detroit look wholesome by comparison.)
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To: RexBeach

I’ll bet the Crusher and raise you turkey neck.


13 posted on 06/23/2009 12:21:08 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

“I’m stuned.”

Really, I find that I am ‘stunned.’

;-)


14 posted on 06/23/2009 12:21:46 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: Pontiac
By the age of 52 you would think that this man would have found productive work.

I'm guessing the average congresscritter is older than this and still haven't found productive work.

15 posted on 06/23/2009 12:22:19 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: absolootezer0; jiggyboy; Hulka

The “journalist” wasn’t making that clear which is why I was so stuned.


16 posted on 06/23/2009 12:22:24 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: Chet 99

nice


17 posted on 06/23/2009 12:23:43 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Chet 99

https://www.mearsonline.com/images/forsale/Gagne%20%20sleeper%20hold%20apr%203.jpg


18 posted on 06/23/2009 12:23:53 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I guess criminality runs deep.

Some never find their way to break free of it;)


19 posted on 06/23/2009 12:31:09 PM PDT by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: Hulka
If you don't get it, you just don't get it.
20 posted on 06/23/2009 12:37:47 PM PDT by I Buried My Guns (Buy Lots Of Ammo Today: BLOAT)
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
Kudos!
21 posted on 06/23/2009 12:38:10 PM PDT by Renkluaf
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To: mrmeangenes

320 pounds and not an ounce of fat. Talk about taking your breath away... wow.


22 posted on 06/23/2009 12:40:12 PM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: Hulka

“I’m stuned.”

Really, I find that I am ‘stunned.’

;-)

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23 posted on 06/23/2009 12:44:05 PM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: Hulka

Oh, yeah, just so you know, beebers stune!


24 posted on 06/23/2009 12:44:37 PM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: Chet 99
The Nature Boy would be proud....


25 posted on 06/23/2009 12:44:55 PM PDT by wolf24 ("Why can't I just eat my waffle?")
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To: CSM

Knew about cheese, moose biting a sister, viking kitties, hugh, series, but never ‘stuned.’


26 posted on 06/23/2009 12:46:03 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
police officer foiled a bank robbery at a grocery store...
I'm stuned.

*snicker*
c'mon, I know its' coming....
a price of grocery joke


27 posted on 06/23/2009 12:47:32 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Zer0Bambi to the poor voter: "Welcome to Obamacare, Now Die!" :^)
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To: mrmeangenes
Sorry to rain on your parade and all...

7'4" World's Tallest Woman? Heather Greene: Lives in Vegas, is 6 ft. 5 in.

28 posted on 06/23/2009 12:50:31 PM PDT by TChris (There is no freedom without the possibility of failure.)
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To: Pontiac
By the age of 52 you would think that this man would have found productive work.

Hey, give him a break! He probably spent most of his life in prison with little time to forge a productive career. On second thought, if he had already committed eight bank robberies he seems to have been pretty successful in this career. Only problem is time outs can be lengthy.

29 posted on 06/23/2009 12:53:50 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government)
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To: mrmeangenes

Somebody fetch me a ladder, pronto!


30 posted on 06/23/2009 12:55:59 PM PDT by PoliticalDookie
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To: CSM

and stay away from Thailand!!


31 posted on 06/23/2009 12:56:29 PM PDT by billygoatgruff
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To: mrmeangenes

“Build me a woman - make her ten feet tall” Jim Morrison, The Doors


32 posted on 06/23/2009 12:56:43 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

police officer foiled a bank robbery at a grocery store
I’m stuned.”

Having bank branches inside grocery stores is common in the western US.


33 posted on 06/23/2009 12:58:55 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
Only problem is time outs can be lengthy.

It’s hard to build up that retirement nest egg when you only work a few months every five to ten years.

He needs to find another line of work.

34 posted on 06/23/2009 1:00:08 PM PDT by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: Hulka
Really, I find that I am ‘stunned.’

That is a hugh discovery that you better take seriesly or else your beeber will not work right.

35 posted on 06/23/2009 1:00:15 PM PDT by Eagle Eye (When they came for GM I did nothing because I was not a car dealer....)
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To: TChris

I see !

Well, there is enough of her to go around- that’s for sure !


36 posted on 06/23/2009 1:14:42 PM PDT by mrmeangenes
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To: Hulka

The fact that he is stuned is good. This is a hugh story.


37 posted on 06/23/2009 1:58:02 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault ( Obama, you're off the island!)
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To: Chet 99
It probably went down like this.
38 posted on 06/23/2009 1:58:23 PM PDT by nitzy (Take your pick: Globalism OR Limited Government)
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To: TChris

They say the photos aren’t shopped but there is something strange about the one on the left. Look at the region to the right her leg that’s closest to the tiny woman. There are what look like some discontinuities. I saw these photos some years ago and that one bothered me then.


39 posted on 06/23/2009 2:04:20 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault ( Obama, you're off the island!)
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To: Right Wing Assault
They say the photos aren’t shopped but there is something strange about the one on the left. Look at the region to the right her leg that’s closest to the tiny woman. There are what look like some discontinuities. I saw these photos some years ago and that one bothered me then.

Good eye! You're absolutely right about the discontinuities. Someone has done some enhancing.

40 posted on 06/23/2009 2:16:03 PM PDT by TChris (There is no freedom without the possibility of failure.)
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To: RexBeach

More direct proof that old time pro rasslin was not fake! RIP Blassie and Gorgeous George,too!


41 posted on 06/23/2009 2:17:43 PM PDT by mono
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To: wolf24

#25. Is that Dusty Rhodes that Ric Flair has the sleeper on?


42 posted on 06/23/2009 2:25:57 PM PDT by mono
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To: mrmeangenes

That poor woman has probably been short-changed her entire adult life.


43 posted on 06/23/2009 2:28:15 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Chet 99

I’s a good thing he was sleepy when this little woman grabbed him. Of course this was after another bystander wrestled with him. I would have simply shot him. If you read the whole story it says he told the teller he had a gun.This would have saved the cost of a lengthy trial.


44 posted on 06/23/2009 2:35:16 PM PDT by cquiggy
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To: Rebelbase

No. NO !!

I’m NOT going there !!


45 posted on 06/23/2009 2:47:18 PM PDT by mrmeangenes
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

She wasn’t carrying her beeber, so she had to put him out the old-fashioned way.


46 posted on 06/23/2009 8:10:53 PM PDT by Redcloak ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Hulka
FReep 101

47 posted on 06/23/2009 8:17:24 PM PDT by Redcloak ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Hulka

The problem is you just joined in 2008.

If you were around a few years ago you might be stuned too.

This is hugh and could be series. That’s all I’m going to say right now. I have to take a shower. Keep me posted if anything else happens.


48 posted on 06/23/2009 8:19:29 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane

Stun him with your beeber.


49 posted on 06/23/2009 8:22:57 PM PDT by bannie
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To: Chet 99


50 posted on 06/23/2009 8:32:38 PM PDT by ThePythonicCow (Mooo !!)
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