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400-pound woman caught shoplifting when motorized cart gets stuck at Rochester Hills Meijer
Macomb Daily ^ | Published: Monday, February 14, 2011 | By Dave Phillips

Posted on 02/14/2011 12:01:47 PM PST by Red Badger

A Pontiac woman’s alleged theft attempt was foiled this week when her motorized cart became stuck at a Rochester Hills Meijer.

Jerrie Perkins, 30, is charged with unarmed robbery, resisting and obstructing a police officer and second-degree retail fraud.

Her bond was set at $15,000 by 52-3 District Magistrate Nick Camargo during arraignment Thursday.

Investigators said Perkins was attempting to leave the Rochester Road Meijer with more than $600 worth of stolen electronic merchandise when her cart got stuck and she was unable to drive out the door.

The door alarm was activated when Perkins passed through it around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, and Meijer employees approached her asking for a receipt for the items.

Perkins — approximately 5 foot 2 and 400 pounds — shoved a loss prevention officer and hit her in the face, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.

A sheriff’s deputy arrived and asked Perkins to put her hands behind her back, but she “cursed at the deputy, balled her right hand into a fist and took a fighting stance,” according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.

The deputy pulled his Taser and told Perkins to put her hands behind her back, but Perkins brought her fist up over her head and looked directly at the deputy.

The deputy Tasered Perkins, who then complied with the deputy’s commands and was taken to jail.


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1 posted on 02/14/2011 12:01:53 PM PST by Red Badger
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To: Lazamataz; The Comedian; martin_fierro

ping..........


2 posted on 02/14/2011 12:02:59 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Red Badger

I don’t even want to know where that thing got stuck...


3 posted on 02/14/2011 12:03:44 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Here's the proof of Obama's U. S. citizenship: " " Good enough for some people.)
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To: Red Badger

She will sue someone, blaming them for being fat.


4 posted on 02/14/2011 12:08:56 PM PST by Cpl. Dwayne Hicks (Somebody wake me up!)
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To: Red Badger

How do you eat electronics? with catsup?


5 posted on 02/14/2011 12:09:25 PM PST by DainBramage
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To: Red Badger

6 posted on 02/14/2011 12:09:39 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: grellis
Odd she is fit enough to stand up and fight, yet she needs the cart.
7 posted on 02/14/2011 12:10:49 PM PST by Mark was here (It's either Obama or America. There cannot be both.)
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To: Red Badger
The door alarm was activated when Perkins passed through...

...as was the local Richter scale.

8 posted on 02/14/2011 12:10:55 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Red Badger

Wide angle lens?


9 posted on 02/14/2011 12:13:27 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Red Badger

Lovely. I feel sorry for whomever had to delouse her at the county lock-up.


10 posted on 02/14/2011 12:13:58 PM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (At DiDi's Used Guns, if we can't kill it, it's immortal - DiDi Snavely, Proprietor)
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To: Red Badger

Meijer finally have door alarms. I worked there until around 2006 and I remember they did not have these as not to make people feel uncomfortable. I had friends that stole stuff from there when I was very young and I theft was very common. Glad they finally got the right idea.


11 posted on 02/14/2011 12:17:05 PM PST by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue
Artist(Band):Dean Martin

Five foot two, eyes of blue
But oh what those five foot could do
Has anyone seen my gal

Turned up nose and turned down hose
Never had another beau
Has anyone seen my gal

Now if you run into five foot two covered with fur
Diamond ring and all those things
Bet your life it isn’t hers
Could she love could she woo
Could she love could she coo
Has anyone seen my gal

Five foot two, eyes of blue but oh what those five foot could do
Has anyone seen my gal
Now if you run into five foot two covered with fur
Diamond ring and all those things
Bet your life that it wasn’t her

Could she loving could she coo
Could she could she woo
Has anyone seen my gal


12 posted on 02/14/2011 12:18:28 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Mark was here

5 foot 2 and 400 pounds......


13 posted on 02/14/2011 12:20:16 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Red Badger

She should have just formed herself into a ball and rolled away.


14 posted on 02/14/2011 12:21:58 PM PST by Conan the Conservative (Crush the liberals, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of the hippies.)
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To: Red Badger
Her plan was flawed from the beginning. She should have used the Tank Wheelchair!
15 posted on 02/14/2011 12:22:50 PM PST by The Unknown Republican
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To: Red Badger
I see an opportunity for this young lady to contact a reputable trial lawyer and sue the manufacturer of her taxpayer subsidized electric wheelchair for defect in workmanship, pain, suffering and embarrassment.

...and for loss wages and/or loss of stolen merchandise.

16 posted on 02/14/2011 12:23:57 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Red Badger
Big bottom, big bottom Talk about mud flaps, my girl's got 'em Big bottom drive me out of my mind How could I leave this behind?

"Big Bottom"-Spinal Tap

17 posted on 02/14/2011 12:24:40 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: Conan the Conservative

Just formed herself into a ball?

That is her natural shape..................


18 posted on 02/14/2011 12:25:20 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Lol, that is neat looking...heh heh...


19 posted on 02/14/2011 12:26:20 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR to pimp your blog!!!)
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To: Red Badger

I have seen short and fat women like this who’s arms can’t reach below their waist.

Which made me think of the other kind of waste and how the hell they deal with that, because it sure don’t look like they can reach that far...


20 posted on 02/14/2011 12:27:08 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Red Badger

I missed the part about his gal and a cart that go stuck. ;^)

Dean was a character.


21 posted on 02/14/2011 12:27:16 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Here's the proof of Obama's U. S. citizenship: " " Good enough for our 3 branches...)
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To: Red Badger

I was in a store with my kids when an obese woman in her wheelie headed right for us, making me grab the kids and dive out of the way, as she shouted “move! Low batteries!”

Holy crap.


22 posted on 02/14/2011 12:29:18 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Red Badger
5 foot 2 and 400 pounds......

Then add the irony of a photo caption that reads "click to enlarge".

23 posted on 02/14/2011 12:31:24 PM PST by norton
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To: Abathar

24 posted on 02/14/2011 12:32:22 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: Abathar

I do not wish to think about that................ever.........


25 posted on 02/14/2011 12:33:25 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Red Badger; Lazamataz; The Comedian; martin_fierro
No Laz, NO!

; D

26 posted on 02/14/2011 12:34:20 PM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: norton

I have coffee on my keyboard.....................


27 posted on 02/14/2011 12:34:51 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Mark was here

IMHO, 90% of the people in the carts are doing it because they’re lazy. I see the occasional person who’s old and likely frail, and the odd younger person in a cast or orthopedic boot, and I’m glad the stores provide that service for them. But mostly I see fat women riding those things.


28 posted on 02/14/2011 12:36:15 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Yaelle

I always have to squelch the urge to say, “IF YOU’D JUST GET UP AND WALK MORE YOU WOULDN’T NEED THAT F#$%!@ CART!”............


29 posted on 02/14/2011 12:36:53 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I figured there must be devices like that for them, just never wanted to think long enough on it to go look.


30 posted on 02/14/2011 12:39:35 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Red Badger

Five foot two and smells like a loo
Don’t talk too much but she sure can moo
Has anyone seen my gal

Fingers up her nose and bathes with a hose
can’t get in my car cause the door won’t close
Has anyone seen my gal


31 posted on 02/14/2011 12:43:50 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: Red Badger

Is it me, or has there been an increase in the last 2 years of ‘tons of fun’ people using electrical carts at the grocery store,who ‘purchase’ chips,cookies and other non healthy foods with food stamps???

I see these fatties load up on garbage and then load their large cabooses into a new Escalade with a big fat Obama/Biden bumper sticker.


32 posted on 02/14/2011 12:44:18 PM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Abathar

It’s becoming something of a growth industry. I’m 6 ft., 350lbs, and I’ve never been to a Wal-Mart/Target/Dollar General/Family Dollar where I didn’t see a woman who weighed more than me. http://www.livingxl.com


33 posted on 02/14/2011 12:44:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I’m 6 ft., 350lbs

I think I saw you in Walmart last night!

34 posted on 02/14/2011 12:47:45 PM PST by SeeSac
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To: Le Chien Rouge

I’ve noticed............


35 posted on 02/14/2011 12:49:41 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ointment application? **shudder**


36 posted on 02/14/2011 12:57:21 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Red Badger
"The deputy Tasered Perkins, who then complied with the deputy’s commands...."

ROTFLMAO!!!! Did the cop have it dialed down to "comply" ???

37 posted on 02/14/2011 12:59:26 PM PST by moehoward
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To: antiRepublicrat
I tore the cartilage in my knee and I shopped in one of those motorized carts a few times at the grocery store. They are FUN! I would NOT want to live that way forever.
38 posted on 02/14/2011 12:59:41 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Tigerized

Hover-round ping!


39 posted on 02/14/2011 1:00:51 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: Red Badger
A sheriff’s deputy arrived and asked Perkins to put her hands behind her back, but she “cursed at the deputy, balled her right hand into a fist and took a fighting stance,” according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.

The deputy pulled his Taser and told Perkins to put her hands behind her back, but Perkins brought her fist up over her head and looked directly at the deputy.

The deputy Tasered Perkins, who then complied with the deputy’s commands and was taken to jail.

Damn, that reads like part of an Austin Powers movie.

40 posted on 02/14/2011 1:00:58 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Le Chien Rouge
I see these fatties load up on garbage and then load their large cabooses into a new Escalade with a big fat Obama/Biden bumper sticker.

Parked in a handicap space.

41 posted on 02/14/2011 1:11:00 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post.)
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To: Red Badger

The good news is now she is going to have an excellent opportunity to lose weight. Call it the prison diet plan.


42 posted on 02/14/2011 1:20:22 PM PST by Ronin ("Dismantle the TSA and send the screeners back to Wal-Mart.")
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To: Ronin

Unless she eats her cell mate...............


43 posted on 02/14/2011 1:23:34 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Abathar
Which made me think of the other kind of waste and how the hell they deal with that, because it sure don’t look like they can reach that far...

In my work with the police department, I knew a female dispatcher who had short arms as a birth defect. Basically her arms ended at the elbow position and her hands were joined to the arms there. It was a stretch for her to pick up a telephone handset and other items. Every time I chatted with her, your thought came to my mind. It's one of those things you just don't ask!

44 posted on 02/14/2011 1:27:00 PM PST by roadcat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

45 posted on 02/14/2011 1:30:15 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Red Badger
"A sheriff’s deputy arrived and asked Perkins to put her hands behind her back,"

She probably can't reach her back!

46 posted on 02/14/2011 1:37:13 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Red Badger
 

 
 

Jerrie Perkins, 30, is charged with unarmed robbery, resisting and obstructing a police officer and second-degree retail fraud.

Her bond was set at $15,000 by 52-3 District Magistrate Nick Camargo during arraignment Thursday.

Investigators said Perkins was attempting to leave the Rochester Road Meijer with more than $600 worth of stolen electronic merchandise when her cart got stuck and she was unable to drive out the door.

The door alarm was activated when Perkins passed through it around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, and Meijer employees approached her asking for a receipt for the items.

Perkins — approximately 5 foot 2 and 400 pounds

 
~snip~
 

The deputy pulled his Taser and told Perkins.....
 
_______________________________________________________
 
 
Actually she looks hitable. If you ignore the fact she is twice her weight limit.
And unless the deputy had a cattle prod... Shold he really be pulling a Taser on that? 
 


47 posted on 02/14/2011 2:11:18 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: SeeSac
Was that you waving? Mine is a little different, like a triangle instead of a pear.


48 posted on 02/14/2011 2:12:29 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. ~Lincoln)
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To: Red Badger
A Pontiac woman’s...

Is that supposed to be a reference to her weight or to her place of residence?

49 posted on 02/14/2011 3:00:50 PM PST by Moltke (Always retaliate first.)
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To: Red Badger

Gack! Lost one of those pads while swabbing the toilet about a year ago - cost us a $95 plumber visit :-(


50 posted on 02/14/2011 3:02:55 PM PST by Inspectorette
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