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Officers fire at would-be robbers in Norfolk; 4 arrested (4 SOBs try to rob undercover cops)
The Virginian-Pilot ^ | April 25, 2012 | Patrick Wilson

Posted on 04/25/2012 4:13:11 PM PDT by csvset

NORFOLK

The two men parked at McDonald's must have looked like good targets for a stickup.

It was 10:53 p.m. Both vehicles were backed into parking spaces at the restaurant on Campostella Road near its intersection with Indian River Road.

Armed with handguns and with their faces covered, two men approached the cars and pointed their weapons at the drivers in an attempt to rob them.

"Give it up," one of the men said.

But then the intended victims drew weapons and began firing. The robbers ran from who they would later learn were officers with the Norfolk Police Vice and Narcotics Unit, who were in plainclothes and working a drug case with other officers.

"It just goes to show the inherent dangers that exist out there at certain times," Officer Chris Amos, a spokesman for Norfolk police, said of the Monday night incident.

Three suspects were arrested nearby and a fourth was taken into custody at Sentara Leigh Hospital, where he showed up to be treated for a bullet wound to his arm.

Police arrested Alfredo Rocco Calogero, 19, of Virginia Beach; Devonte Marquis Davis, 19, of the 1000 block of Coach Circle, Norfolk; Walter O. Martin, 19, of the 5500 block of Campus Drive, Virginia Beach; and Jordan Ceprece Anderson, 19, of Virginia Beach. Street addresses could not be confirmed for Calogero and Anderson.

Each was charged with two counts of attempted robbery and two counts of felonious use of a firearm.

The department would not name the officers and would not release photos of the suspects because detectives were conducting photo lineups, and release would compromise those investigations.

Martin was in court last week on a gun charge.

He was charged in March with carrying a concealed weapon at the Greyhound bus terminal downtown. General District Judge Gwendolyn J. Jackson found sufficient evidence to find Martin guilty at a hearing, but deferred a judgment on the misdemeanor case until July. Jackson ordered Martin to be on good behavior and to take a gun safety class, court records state. Records state the gun was forfeited to Norfolk police.

Davis was on probation following a credit card fraud conviction in July; he and another person stole a woman's check card and used it at Walmart, Sports Authority and Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control stores, according to court records.

Detectives are trying to determine whether the suspects are connected to other robberies.

Pilot reporter Louis Hansen contributed to this report.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: banglist; leo; norfolk; npd; sobs; thugs
Four Sons of Barack try to rob undercover cops.

They, (the SOBs), are working in packs. Four other SOB's were arrested for robbing a hotel.

4 charged in Virginia Beach robbery after chase

VIRGINIA BEACH

Four men were arrested, including two after a chase, in connection with a motel robbery at the Oceanfront.

Two masked men robbed the Sundial Motel in the 300 block of 21st St. about 1 a.m. Tuesday. Witnesses told police they heard a gunshot and saw two men running toward 20th Street and Arctic Avenue.

After an officer spotted a vehicle in the area and followed it onto Interstate 264, the car was stopped and the driver and front-seat passenger were taken into custody. Two others were hiding in the back seat, police said, and they jumped into the front seat and sped away.

Police used road spikes to try to stop the vehicle, and it crashed into a sign at General Booth Boulevard and Rudee Inlet. One person jumped into the water to try to swim away. A police helicopter tracked him and he was arrested. The other man was apprehended by a police dog and suffered minor injuries from a dog bite.

Darius Antonio Casey, 21, of Emporia; Leroy Harris, 25, of Garysburg, N.C.; Maurice Davon Sneed, 24, and Jaquan Rashee Cheek, 22, each of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., were being held without bond on charges including armed robbery.

1 posted on 04/25/2012 4:13:14 PM PDT by csvset
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To: csvset

Poor robbers. Just too many occupational hazards these days.


2 posted on 04/25/2012 4:21:17 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: csvset

[wipes away a tear] I just love happy endings.......sniff......


3 posted on 04/25/2012 4:26:22 PM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: csvset

read the Virginian-Pilot online every day for a month and keep a running account of how many people get shot/killed in that span of time. it’s amazing.


4 posted on 04/25/2012 4:28:44 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: csvset

Same thing happened in Houston about 2 weeks ago, perp was shot dead by all 3 officers.


5 posted on 04/25/2012 4:30:17 PM PDT by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: csvset
Martin was in court last week on a gun charge.

He was charged in March with carrying a concealed weapon at the Greyhound bus terminal downtown. General District Judge Gwendolyn J. Jackson found sufficient evidence to find Martin guilty at a hearing, but deferred a judgment on the misdemeanor case until July. Jackson ordered Martin to be on good behavior and to take a gun safety class, court records state.

Now here is an example of where good advice goes un heeded and a fellow comes to a bad end.

Now if this poor son of Barak had gone and taken this gun safety course he probably would have learned that it is illegal to use a gun to rob somebody.

Now all of you take notice that when a wise judge tells you to do something YOU DO IT.

6 posted on 04/25/2012 4:31:26 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: csvset

"If I had a son, he'd look like Alfredo, or Devonte, or Marquis, or Walter"


7 posted on 04/25/2012 4:32:25 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: csvset

Only problem I see here is a normal citizen would be dead or injured unless they can get a CCW permit. We in Cali are screwed. Only the gov employee’s can shoot back.


8 posted on 04/25/2012 4:34:15 PM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: RightOnline

“[wipes away a tear] I just love happy endings.......sniff......”

Yeah, but it could have been better...


9 posted on 04/25/2012 4:35:25 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: RightOnline

[wipes away a tear] I just love happy endings.......sniff......

That is a great reply!!!!!!!!!!!


10 posted on 04/25/2012 4:44:48 PM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: csvset
More range time required.

/johnny

11 posted on 04/25/2012 4:45:04 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: csvset
The robbers ran from who they would later learn were officers with the Norfolk Police Vice and Narcotics Unit

... and incredibly poor shots.

12 posted on 04/25/2012 4:45:11 PM PDT by grobdriver
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To: US_MilitaryRules

“We in Cali are screwed.”

Depends on where in California you live (some county sheriffs actually do approve CCW permits). However, we here in Illinois have no rights whatsoever to protect ourselves outside our homes, and even inside our homes we’re likley to get arrested on a felony charge for defending ourselves and our families from home invasions by lowlifes, especially if they are Sons of Barack.


13 posted on 04/25/2012 4:46:32 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: RightOnline

What happy ending? A real happy ending would have been if those SOB bad guys were lead ventilated by the good guys beyond human repair and were now laying toe tagged up on a slab in the local morgue.


14 posted on 04/25/2012 4:54:19 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired high up in the mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: bobby.223

It is indeed looking like concealed carry and having a weapon in reach 24/7 is the future. I’m buying my daughter a .380 ACP tomorrow...maybe two


15 posted on 04/25/2012 5:12:57 PM PDT by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: csvset

Those undercovers obviously need to spend a lot of time at the shooting range, if all they accomplished was to wing one of the perps. Seriously, all four of them should be propped up on boards in front of the dry goods store with signs saying robber around each of their necks.


16 posted on 04/25/2012 6:23:42 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: csvset

This reminds me of when I lived in the Hampton Roads area back in the 70s.

There was a serious problem with 7-11s being robbed, at gun point, on a very regular basis.

Eventually, someone came up with the idea to post a big sign in the stores front wind, proclaiming in large, colorful print something to the effect that cops, armed with shotguns were hiding out in the stores.

This did deter some would-be robbers but not before a few got blown away by the cops! It just doesn’t pay to gamble on whether or not a cop is really there!


17 posted on 04/25/2012 6:24:27 PM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: grobdriver

... and incredibly poor shots.”

We need to start an adopt-a-cop program and take them out to the range and reward them with a doughnut if they shoot well.


18 posted on 04/25/2012 6:32:29 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: RightOnline

[wipes away a tear] I just love happy endings.......sniff......

dont shed to many tears the scum are still alive and probably be out of jail in a year.


19 posted on 04/25/2012 6:53:19 PM PDT by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: Huebolt

Be careful...

My wife purchased a Ruger .380 (pre-coyote model)and has had a hard time with it, both racking and shooting...

Buy one, and then if all is well, go for the second...


20 posted on 04/25/2012 7:51:48 PM PDT by CenTex (My ammunition pile is growing... Hand loading is helping...)
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To: cpa4you

There was a serious problem with 7-11s being robbed, at gun point, on a very regular basis.

Eventually, someone came up with the idea to post a big sign in the stores front wind, proclaiming in large, colorful print something to the effect that cops, armed with shotguns were hiding out in the stores.
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Convience stores were also being regulary robbed at gunpoint in Dallas in the ‘60s (I think it was). The stores did NOT put up signs about cops being there.

Instead, two-way glass was put into the backroom doors and cops would sit there with their shotguns and watch the customers and counter. The local newspapers and TV stations ran numerous stories about the Dallas Police Shotgun Squad. .........Several would-be robbers were gunned down and that info quickly made the news. The robbers never knew if a cop would be at a store or not, so the once frequent robberies became less and less.


21 posted on 04/25/2012 8:54:58 PM PDT by octex
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To: octex

I knew the Texans are smarter. I lived in the Houston area for twenty years, and, learned that “rural” Texas was anywhere more than 5 minutes from downtown Dallas!

I miss Texas!


22 posted on 04/26/2012 5:45:18 AM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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