Skip to comments.101-year-old Veteran robbed at gunpoint Memorial Day Weekend
Posted on 05/28/2014 4:43:25 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
This Memorial Day Weekend, one of Northern Nevadas oldest veterans was allegedly robbed and held at gun point in his Carson City home.
World War II and Air Force veteran Jim Sorentino lives alone with a caretaker. Hes 101-years-old, and he said in his lifetime, he has never experienced anything like this home invasion.
He said it was around 5 a.m. on Sunday when two men kicked in a rear-garage door, and forced their way into Sorentinos home in a gated community on Canvasback Drive. They held him and his female caretaker at gun point.
"The older one, the bigger one, carried a gun. Kept waving it around," said Sorentino.
He said he has never seen anyone so scared. Sorentino said the two men invaded the home, demanding cash. "They kept asking for the safe. Of course, I don't have any safe."
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If the caretaker lives with him, as opposed to just stopping in, then he doesn't live alone.
That said, what a dreadful thing. I'm glad he and the caretaker are okay.
“Wearing, what you might want to say, dark clothing, but not wholly distinguishable.”
PC speak for “Hoodie”
It’s a shame what Democrats have done to this country.
I can’t prove it, but heard the robber was Harry Reid.
He should have checked his privilege.
The Perps were arrested.
Jordan Burkhart (left) and Michael Hernandez
CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Carson City Sheriff's Office has announced two arrests in connection to a home invasion and armed robbery during Memorial day weekend.
According to a press release, 24-year-old Jordan Burkhart was arrested on Thursday, initially for a probation violation. Following the arrest, Burkhart was identified as a suspect in the home invasion, along with 27-year-old Robert Hernandez.
Burkhart is charged with Conspiracy to Commit a Burglary with a Firearm and/or Invasion of the Home with a Firearm and/or Robbery with the Use of a Deadly Weapon Against a Person Over the Age of 60; Burglary With a Firearm; Invasion of the Home with a Firearm; Robbery with Use of a Deadly Weapon Against a Person Over the Age of 60; Assault with a Deadly Weapon. All charges are Class B felonies.
The Carson City Sheriffs Special Enforcement Team located Hernandez driving his own vehicle at approximately 6:40 p.m. in Sparks. Hernandez attempted to flee through residential areas, but was taken into custody by Sparks Police Officers after a short vehicle pursuit, followed by a foot chase. No injuries were reported.
Hernandez is charged with the same crimes as Burkhart, and bail was set at $250,000 each.
At approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday, the Carson City Sheriffs Office responded to the 1200-block of Canvasback Drive for a reported home invasion/robbery. The victim, 100-year-old James Sorrentino, was reported to be a U.S. Air Force veteran with an in-residence female care taker. Entry to the residence had been forced by kicking and prying at the door, and the victims were robbed at gunpoint by two adult males.
Neither victim required medical treatment. Approximately $30, along with miscellaneous property was taken.
There is no further information available at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Carson City Sheriff's Office at 775-887-2500.
Why does the article say “Robert Hernandez”, but the caption under the pictures says “Michael Hernandez”?
You’ll have to ask the site editors that. I just cut and pasted what they printed there.
It was a rhetorical question. I don’t think newspapers have proofreaders any more.
I wonder if they can get the Criminal Defense Lawyer currently on his “not one more” Speaking Tour in Isla Vista.
>”Why does the article say Robert Hernandez, but the caption under the pictures says Michael Hernandez?”<
Because they all look the same?
Damn! Great idea! (sarc lol)
Iz thet evur tru.