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Cops: Woman arrested for punching Walmart greeter on Christmas Eve
CBS affiliate WMAZ ^ | 26 December 2011 | Casey Glynn

Posted on 12/28/2011 6:58:10 PM PST by BerryDingle

(CBS/WMAZ) BATAVIA, N.Y. According to CBS affiliate WMAZ, Jacquetta Simmons, 26, was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, says State Police Trooper Tracy Patterson. Simmons faces the second count because the victim, 70-year-old Grace Suozzi, is over 65. On Sunday, Simmons was reportedly still being held in Genesee County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail.

Patterson said Simmons had receipts for everything in her bags, WMAZ reports.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: christmas; hatecrime
Sorry this is old. No pictures, no hate crime charges.
1 posted on 12/28/2011 6:58:19 PM PST by BerryDingle
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To: BerryDingle

No excuse for the assault.

Just wondering; Once an individual pays for their shopping items and receives a receipt, are not said items property of the individual?


2 posted on 12/28/2011 7:10:25 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: Carthego delenda est

Technically yes, but not after said fist makes contact with the requester’s face. Said fist is then in question of rightful property momentarily along with blunt trauma produced.


3 posted on 12/28/2011 7:15:32 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Carthego delenda est

“Just wondering; Once an individual pays for their shopping items and receives a receipt, are not said items property of the individual?”
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Maybe so, but I would think the merchant has every right to
request that you show a receipt before you leave their property.


4 posted on 12/28/2011 7:17:23 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Carthego delenda est
The obvious answer to your question is Yes, but what does that have to do with preventing a Shoplifter from leaving the store with items that have not been paid for?

I hope the Perp gets every bit of Justice that the Law will allow. Funny how “justice” means something different to FReepers than it does to Liberals.

5 posted on 12/28/2011 7:18:35 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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To: BerryDingle
Jacquetta (But you knew it was an Amish name.)


6 posted on 12/28/2011 7:19:57 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: BerryDingle

The checks are not just to discover shoplifting, but also (and I suspect mainly) failure to scan their friends purchases by cashiers.


7 posted on 12/28/2011 7:22:02 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Thanks Revolting cat!


8 posted on 12/28/2011 7:23:00 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: BerryDingle

“Technically yes, but not after said fist makes contact with the requester’s face.”

Guess you missed: “No excuse for the assault”.


9 posted on 12/28/2011 7:26:02 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: BerryDingle


10 posted on 12/28/2011 7:27:41 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: Kickass Conservative

“The obvious answer to your question is Yes, but what does that have to do with preventing a Shoplifter from leaving the store with items that have not been paid for?
I hope the Perp gets every bit of Justice that the Law will allow. Funny how “justice” means something different to FReepers than it does to Liberals.”

I fail to see the difference in Justice between FReepers and “Liberals” as you express such. would you care to explain?


11 posted on 12/28/2011 7:35:16 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: Carthego delenda est

“No excuse for the assault.”

I won’t go into a Walmart because of those stupid greeters at the door!

The couple of times I did going in i told them to get out of my face and go to hell!


12 posted on 12/28/2011 7:35:41 PM PST by dalereed
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To: BerryDingle
JAF0V...
13 posted on 12/28/2011 7:41:42 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: dalereed

for doing their job,,,How very nice of you............


14 posted on 12/28/2011 7:42:17 PM PST by Airwinger (Semper Fi, Time to use that motto for our Constitution. (ALWAYS FAITHFUL!))
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To: Carthego delenda est
Once an individual pays for their shopping items and receives a receipt, are not said items property of the individual?

"Shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud and organized retail crime cost the U.S. retail industry $119 billion in 2011"

Ever been to BJ's or Sam's Club?

Every customer leaving with merchandise is asked to show their receipt. The employee then checks each item against he receipt and punches the receipt when a 100% match is made. Then you are good to go.

Shoplifting Rises in Weeks Leading up to Christmas

Theft in retail stores was up to its highest level in four years in 2011, and it seems shoplifters picked up the pace in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

Shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud and organized retail crime cost the U.S. retail industry $119 billion in 2011, or 1.45% of sales. That rate is 6.6% higher than the previous year, and represents the highest percentage recorded by the survey since in began in 2007.

The figure averages to about $435 per family, and about 47.8% of all U.S. retailers, according to The Global Retail Theft Barometer, a survey of more than 1,187 retailers worldwide.

Much of that theft, or 36% of the losses, included shoplifting by regular people, while employees stealing supplies represented about 44% and the loss from professionals stealing large quantities added up to about 3%.

In the four weeks leading up the Christmas, an estimated $1.84 billion in merchandise will be shoplifted, according to the Global Retail Theft Barometer. That’s up 6% from $1.7 billion in 2010.

"They shoplift for Christmas gifts, they steal for themselves, for their family," Joshua Bamfield, executive director of the Centre for Retail Research and author of the survey, told the Associated Press.


15 posted on 12/28/2011 7:43:00 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: dalereed
“I won’t go into a Walmart because of those stupid greeters at the door!

The couple of times I did going in i told them to get out of my face and go to hell!”

Are you not aware that these jobs are usually given to mentally or physically impaired individuals? This position was created specifically to give these unfortunates a JOB.

Maybe you should rethink your position, oh you don't go there anymore..... GOOD.

16 posted on 12/28/2011 7:46:17 PM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: faucetman; dalereed

Very well said.


17 posted on 12/28/2011 7:48:39 PM PST by Oceander (TINSTAAFL - Mother Nature Abhors a Free Lunch almost as much as She Abhors a Vacuum)
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To: dalereed
The couple of times I did going in i told them to get out of my face and go to hell!

And get off of your lawn?

18 posted on 12/28/2011 7:49:11 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Carthego delenda est
>”I fail to see the difference in Justice between FReepers and “Liberals” as you express such. would you care to explain?”<

With pleasure. Liberals think the Perp deserves sympathy because Life isn't fair and our Justice System exists to redeem them. The Victim is not part of the equation.

FReepers (at least this one) think Justice assures that the Perp is punished to the full extent of the Law if convicted of a crime. The Victim is not forgotten, they are embraced.

Ever discuss the concept of the Castle Doctrine with a Liberal? The abhor the idea that you can use deadly force in defending your Family Home, since the poor Burglar was just looking to steal a TV.

Liberals are mind readers doncha know.

19 posted on 12/28/2011 7:56:05 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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To: Revolting cat!
When are they going to DO something about these rabid and out of control AMISH ?!?!
20 posted on 12/28/2011 7:56:23 PM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front.)
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To: BerryDingle

No worries. I’ve seen the perp pic in another article posted on FR.

This is just another DIVERSITY ON THE RAMPAGE ping brought to you by Obama, Holder, and Leftists everywhere!


21 posted on 12/28/2011 7:56:31 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Iron Munro

She was just inflicting some social justice on Mrs. McCrackerhonkey for all the racism felt by Jaquetta over the years. This completely negates any need for a hate crimes charge.


22 posted on 12/28/2011 8:00:24 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Iron Munro

“Ever been to BJ’s or Sam’s Club?”

No... I’m one of those distrustful ‘hicks’ who gets offended while exiting a store only to have a ‘greeter’ walk over to me asking for the receipt for the merchandise I just purchased. At one time I used to be offended. Now I view such as an affront upon our Liberties.


23 posted on 12/28/2011 8:00:46 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: Iron Munro

Now who do we need as a constultant on all of that shrinkage?


24 posted on 12/28/2011 8:02:13 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: dalereed

“I won’t go into a Walmart because of those stupid greeters at the door!

The couple of times I did going in i told them to get out of my face and go to hell!”

WOW, that’s pretty harsh. They are usually elderly people that are there just to welcome shoppers, sometimes offering answers to generic questions.


25 posted on 12/28/2011 8:08:57 PM PST by callthemlikeyouseethem (Biden10/19/08: "I probably shouldn't have said all this because.. the press is here")
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To: Carthego delenda est

I’m one of those distrustful ‘hicks’ who gets offended while exiting a store only to have a ‘greeter’ walk over to me asking for the receipt for the merchandise I just purchased.


I like Costco, and they make sure no one else is stealing from me by checking us all.

I can let my cart full of valuable purchases sit unwatched while I enjoy a slice of pizza before leaving, knowing that no one can leave with my cart, because the receipt is in my pocket.

None of my liberties are offended by this private company protecting my property for me.


26 posted on 12/28/2011 8:10:43 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Author of BullionBible.com - Makes You a Precious Metal Expert, Guaranteed.)
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To: callthemlikeyouseethem

I’m 75 and those old bastards had better keep out of my face and if they say helo or what ever i will give them a mouthfull of language I would get banned for here!!!


27 posted on 12/28/2011 8:18:47 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“Now who do we need as a constultant on all of that shrinkage?”

Silly You, the Government of course!


28 posted on 12/28/2011 8:19:16 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: Carthego delenda est

I thought it was George Costanza!


29 posted on 12/28/2011 8:24:06 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: dalereed

“I’m 75 and those old bastards had better keep out of my face and if they say helo or what ever i will give them a mouthfull of language I would get banned for here!!!”

You obviously have severe anger management issues. You need to seek help from a mental health professional. Seriously.


30 posted on 12/28/2011 8:26:10 PM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“I thought it was George Costanza!”

NY Yankees? ah


31 posted on 12/28/2011 8:27:55 PM PST by Carthego delenda est
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Carthego delenda est


"Once an individual pays"

That's what the greeter was attempting to determine.

HAVE A COOL YULE!

CLICK HERE FOR GIFT


32 posted on 12/28/2011 8:28:54 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: Carthego delenda est

TRY leaving a Costco store without someone looking over your cart of goods VS your receipt.......

Standard procedure.

Never seems to bother those shoppers & they PAY for the priviledge of shopping there in the first place.


33 posted on 12/28/2011 8:34:11 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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Carthego delenda est


"I view such as an affront upon our Liberties"

You have as many liberties in a Walmart as I have in your home. Problem?

HAVE A COOL YULE!

CLICK HERE FOR GIFT


35 posted on 12/28/2011 8:37:04 PM PST by I see my hands (The old sod ne'er shall be forgot.)
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To: Carthego delenda est

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No excuse for the assault.

Just wondering; Once an individual pays for their shopping items and receives a receipt, are not said items property of the individual?
***
You are right, there is no excuse for the assault. And said items are yours but should the store give up the right to know that a shopper actually paid for the items?

When you shop at Costco they check your receipt against purchases. Should we punch them too?


36 posted on 12/28/2011 8:43:00 PM PST by Not gonna take it anymore (If Obama were twice as smart as he is, he would be a wit)
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To: BerryDingle
Jacquetta Simmons

There's isn't a hate crime in here but I can guess her defense. 400 years of oppression caused her to do it because the greeter, a shill for WalMart, reminded her of the injustices that she faces with having slave blood.

37 posted on 12/28/2011 8:43:51 PM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: dalereed

Maybe you should get together with Jacquetta.


38 posted on 12/28/2011 8:47:21 PM PST by Krankor ( spare time.)
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To: dalereed
“I won’t go into a Walmart because of those stupid greeters at the door!
The couple of times I did going in i told them to get out of my face and go to hell!”

Are you not aware that these jobs are usually given to mentally or physically impaired individuals? This position was created specifically to give these unfortunates a JOB.

I'll second what faucetman said. When I was in R&D I helped set up a line at the local handicapped shelter to do some simple assemblies. Most of these people were thrilled to have a real job.

39 posted on 12/28/2011 8:48:01 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: dalereed

Feel the love...


40 posted on 12/28/2011 8:51:14 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: dalereed
I won’t go into a Walmart because of those stupid greeters at the door! The couple of times I did going in i told them to get out of my face and go to hell!

You could probably get some meds from your doctor that would help.

41 posted on 12/28/2011 8:54:06 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: submarinerswife

“There’s isn’t a hate crime in here but I can guess her defense. 400 years of oppression caused her to do it because the greeter, a shill for WalMart, reminded her of the injustices that she faces with having slave blood.”

And STILL no slave reparations!!!!/sarcasm;)


42 posted on 12/28/2011 9:00:33 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: dalereed
I’m 75 and those old bastards had better keep out of my face and if they say helo or what ever i will give them a mouthfull of language I would get banned for here!!!


43 posted on 12/28/2011 9:02:17 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Revolting cat!

Have no fear eric, my people, holder will ride in and save the day by placing the blame on the 70 year senior citizen and reinforced by rev. al and rev. jessie jackass*.


44 posted on 12/28/2011 9:14:55 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: dalereed

(I’m 75 and those old bastards had better keep out of my face and if they say helo or what ever i will give them a mouthfull of language I would get banned for here!!!)

Big friggin deal you are 75 and a grumpy old fart. I am 76 and not only smile at the greeters, but look at their name tag and say thank you.
As someone posted earlier, these folks are gainfully employed doing a needed (but sometimes thankless) job.


45 posted on 12/28/2011 9:53:54 PM PST by Islander2
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To: dalereed
I’m 75 and those old bastards had better keep out of my face and if they say helo or what ever i will give them a mouthfull of language I would get banned for here!!!

It sounds like you need to keep your cranky old ass at home. Why would you want to ruin someone else's day with your B.S?

46 posted on 12/28/2011 10:07:51 PM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Carthego delenda est
....only to have a ‘greeter’ walk over to me asking for the receipt for the merchandise I just purchased. At one time I used to be offended. Now I view such as an affront upon our Liberties.

Why do you bother going to that particular store?

When they show up at your front door asking for your papers you can whine about your "liberties". Until then you have the "Liberty" to stay out of the store that wants to make sure that they're not be ripped off by criminals.

After all, you really don't have a right to their property without paying, do you?

47 posted on 12/28/2011 10:12:53 PM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: dalereed

48 posted on 12/28/2011 10:14:44 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dalereed

You need some brown sugar..... You and Jacketta would make a fine couple you have so much in common


49 posted on 12/28/2011 11:51:47 PM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: dalereed

*I’m 75 and those old bastards had better keep out of my face and if they say helo or what ever i will give them a mouthfull of language I would get banned for here!!!*

Lord, I pray for this man, that you would work in his life, let him see what love is. Lord, soften his heart, convict his anger. Let him see your Grace, see that it is good and see his need for it. In your own loving Sons’ name, Amen.

Whatever is in your heart, that is what will come from your mouth. Whatever is good, think on those things. Love your neighbor as yourself. Kind words are like a honeycomb, a blessing to the soul and spirit.

Peace FRiend. May this coming year be a good one for you and yours.


50 posted on 12/29/2011 5:29:20 AM PST by RoadGumby (This is not where I belong, Take this world and give me Jesus.)
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