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  • Accused six-time bank robber freed by state bail reforms is finally jailed - by the feds (NY)

    01/18/2020 8:44:56 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/17/20 | Rebecca Rosenberg, Bruce Golding
    An accused, six-time bank robber who’s become the face of all that’s wrong with New York’s new bail-reform law is now finally in jail - thanks to federal prosecutors, who have seized control of his case and done what no state judge was free to do. Gerod Woodberry turned himself in at the Manhattan Criminal Court building on Centre Street around 4 p.m., Friday - 18 days after his alleged spree began. “I’m Woodberry,” he told a court worker. “I’m the one that’s been robbing banks.” The feds promptly scooped him up, arguing that Woodberry, 42, had been arrested, then...
  • Armed robber shot, killed by armed man in west Dallas

    01/13/2020 6:30:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    DFW Scanner ^ | 11 January, 2020 | dfwscanner
    The Dallas Police Department is investigating the shooting death of an alleged armed robber that occurred late last night in west Dallas. Officials say a homeowner was hosting a social gathering in the front yard of a house when three suspects robbed the party at gunpoint. One of the individuals at the party, who police say is a licensed handgun carrier, produced his weapon and shot one of the robbers. One robber was shot and two others fled the scene. The injured robber was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.
  • Thief Didn’t Expect Customer To Be Packing Heat — And He Pays The Ultimate Price…

    12/25/2019 2:36:51 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 51 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 12/24/19 | Kane
    Video of a customer ending a robbery. Click here => https://www.citizenfreepress.com/breaking/thief-didnt-expect-customer-to-be-packing-heat-and-he-pays-the-ultimate-price/Pretty brutal. Don't watch if you're squeamish.
  • ‘I don’t like bullies’: Rider from Boston disarms robber on Blue Line train

    10/18/2019 4:57:46 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 32 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | October 15, 2019 | Emmanuel Camarillo
    Boston man Jean-Paul LaPierre, who caught a Blue Line train Sunday morning to the Chicago Marathon, said he didn’t hesitate to act when he heard someone was robbing people on the train. “I don’t like people that strike fear in people like that,” he said. “I don’t like bullies.” A man boarded the train about 5:50 a.m. and showed a handgun to passengers while demanding their money in the 5800 block of North Cumberland Avenue, Chicago police said. “He was very quietly robbing people,” LaPierre said. “I went up front and said to him, give me the gun and we...
  • Walgreens security guard opens fire on 2 masked, armed teens; 1 dies at hospital

    05/12/2019 7:31:23 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 89 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 11 May 2019 | Chronicle Staff
    A security guard at a Walgreens on FM 1960 opened fire on two armed, masked teens who were preparing to enter the store, critically wounding one of the suspects. He later died at the hospital. The double shooting happened around midnight on Saturday night at the Walgreens at FM 1960 and Ella Boulevard in northeast Harris County, just west of Interstate 45. Lt. L.R. Rush of the Harris County Sheriff's Office told Metro Video that two cousins, ages 18 and 16, approached the store in what authorities believe was a planned robbery. They did not see the security guard, who...
  • Police say robbery suspect was killed after being struck by 18-wheeler

    11/28/2018 11:39:24 AM PST · by bgill · 41 replies
    fox7 ^ | Nov. 27, 2018 | Steven Sarabia
    “We got a call of a robbery at the shell gas station just north of St. Johns on the north bound frontage of I-35,” said Lieutenant Ken Hubbs with the Austin Police Department. The victim told police they were assaulted and robbed inside their vehicle. Officials said a white female fled in a tan car and a black male suspect fled on foot... According to police the suspect attempted to cross the busy highway when he was hit by the 18-wheeler. “We don't have any witnesses besides the officer that saw him last,” said Lt Hubbs... Police are still seeking...
  • Would-be robber beaten up by restaurant employees in Arizona

    07/16/2018 4:17:57 PM PDT · by BBell · 15 replies
    TUCSON, Az. (FOX26 NEWS) — A would-be robber in Arizona was stopped by several restaurant employees and the whole thing was caught on camera. In the video, the crook can be seen standing behind a counter, armed with a knife and demanding money from employees. However, the workers were not amused and one of them decided to take action by throw a chair at the suspect. At least six employees then start attacking the man and subduing him until police arrive.
  • Dramatic moment mother and daughter fight off shotgun-wielding robber by shooting him.

    02/24/2018 11:34:45 AM PST · by Kozy · 26 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 02/24/2018 | Connor Boyd and Dave Rudge
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5430423/US-mother-daughter-fend-shotgun-wielding-robber.html
  • “Tough” Armed Robber Brought to Tears After 3 Women Outsmart Him (video)

    01/12/2018 9:45:52 AM PST · by Signalman · 7 replies
    conservative tribune ^ | 1/12/2017 | Cillian Zeal
    “I couldn’t believe how much courage she had and she was not scared at all,” Mian said. “She was my hero for that day and she has always been my hero and I am just so proud of.” It wasn’t until Bell came out of the back that he realized the dire straits he was in. According to KPRC-TV, Bell walked into the store at about 11:50 a.m. on April 17, 2017 and demanded the employees open the cash register. However, the employee refused. Bell, apparently not willing to go through with any sort of violence to get the money...
  • Starbucks Customer Fighting Off Masked Robber With Chair Caught On Tape

    07/24/2017 6:50:25 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Incredible new video out of Fresno was shot when a masked robber used a fake gun and a knife to threaten a Starbucks clerk. It happened on Thursday. Fifty-eight-year-old customer Cregg Jerri grabbed a chair, walked up behind the robber and smashed it over his head. The two started fighting, according to investigators. Jerri was stabbed in the neck during the struggle but managed to wrestle away the knife and stab the robber several times. “It was incredibly heroic and the way most people would think that they would respond but may not have the courage to respond,” said Chief...
  • Man shoots, kills robber in Dothan church

    07/17/2017 4:50:02 PM PDT · by boycott · 49 replies
    AL.com ^ | July 17, 2017 | Erin Edgemon
    A staff member of a Dothan church shot and killed a man who robbed him and another parishioner inside the church on Sunday night, police said. Dothan police found Steffon Parreese Valentez Tolver, 26, dead of a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the Crossroads Baptist Church 2574 Westgate Parkway at around 10:34 p.m., police said. Police said Tolver had entered the back door of the church and robbed a parishioner of about $50. When Tolver then attempted to rob a staff member of the church, the staff member fired his handgun once, hitting Tolver in the upper torso....
  • Robber Forgets To Pull Down His Mask - 54 sec clip

    03/29/2017 6:03:37 AM PDT · by bogusname · 10 replies
    A Washington D.C. robber made a big mistake during an armed robbery of a convenience store, one that could very well cost him his freedom.
  • Man mugged at an ATM returns minutes later and hits the robber with his car, takes his money back

    09/22/2016 2:12:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/21/14 | AP & Snejana Farberov
    Man mugged at an ATM returns minutes later and hits the robber with his car, takes his money back and leaves the bloodied suspect lying in the street**SNIP** The driver, who had his wife and young child in his white Chevy Cobalt at the time, sped off, but later realized that his debit card was still in the ATM, so he returned to look for it, thinking the robber was long gone, reported Philly.com. But the married dad was in for a startling surprise. Investigators say the perpetrator showed up again, this time brandishing a knife. That is when police...
  • Foiled robber threatens to blow up bank, claims to be with ISIS

    05/03/2016 4:54:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    nbc-2 ^ | 5/3/16 | staff
    Collier County sheriff's deputies apprehended a man claiming to be with ISIS who tried to hold up a bank in Golden Gate Estates. Deputies said he demanded cash at the BB&T location at 15285 Collier Blvd., and threatened to blow up the bank. The man left in a car which was later spotted on Rockledge Road, where he was taken into custody 10 minutes later with no cash. The FBI is being notified of the ISIS claim, and Collier deputies said it's been "some time" since they had a threat of an explosion.
  • Family Livid After Homeowner Shoots And Kills Teenage Burglary Suspect (He had no money)

    03/16/2016 3:39:23 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 70 replies
    KFI AM 640 ^ | March 15th 2016 | KFI AM 640
    17-year-old Trevon Johnson was shot and killed by a 54-year-old homeowner when she saw him climbing out a window in her home. According to CBS Miami, the unidentified homeowner was alerted to a break-in by her home security system. You have to look at it from every child’s point of view that was raised in the hood. You have to understand… how he gonna get his money to have clothes to go to school? You have to look at it from his point-of-view. Waht-da-heck?
  • Deputies: Woman shoots and kills would-be Craigslist robber

    11/29/2015 3:15:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 64 replies
    WBTV ^ | 11/26/15
    AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man trying to rob a couple who thought they were going to buy a car off Craigslist has been shot and killed. Aiken County deputies said in a news release that officers are looking for the second robber after he ran away following the shooting Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say the would-be robbers pulled out a gun and demanded money when they met the couple at an Aiken gas station where they planned to buy a car listed on the Internet site. Deputies say while the gun was pointed at the man, his girlfriend...
  • NOT SO FAST: Lyons resident gives alleged robber a beating

    11/13/2015 8:57:32 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies
    the Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, NY ^ | Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 10:00 am | Mike Hibbard
    LYONS — Talk about getting more than he bargained for. A Rochester man who tried to rob two Lyons residents at gunpoint with a BB pistol Wednesday night ended up getting injured — and later arrested by Wayne County sheriff’s deputies — when one of the residents put up a fight. Muhaimin Muhammed, 48, was charged with two counts of second-degree attempted robbery, second-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree burglary. All are felony charges. Deputies said the incident happened about 11 p.m, when Muhammed entered a home on Geneva Street in the village of Lyons, confronted...
  • Firefighter Takes Down Armed Robber In Gas Station

    07/15/2015 2:25:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    ktrh.com ^ | July 15, 2015 | Michael Berry
    Firefighter Takes Down Armed Robber In Gas Station VIDEO ONLY ON LINK
  • Robber killed by former CNN journalist in attempted robbery reportedly identified

    07/03/2015 3:40:36 PM PDT · by rikkir · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/3/2015 | No author listed
    The man shot and killed by a former CNN journalist at an Albuquerque motel was reportedly identified by police Thursday night. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier said Tomorio Walton, 27, was involved in the shooting, the Albuquerque Journal reports. Walton was on parole in Memphis, Tennessee before fleeing police. Officials are unsure how long Walton was in the city for. Former CNN anchor Lynne Russell said her husband Chuck de Caro, and Walton exchanged gunfire after the man entered their room at a Motel 6 on Albuquerque’s western edge and demanded jewelry.
  • Fargo man locked out of car allegedly uses opportunity to rip off rescuing locksmith

    03/14/2015 5:11:32 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 7 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | Mar 13, 2015 at 9:26 p.m. | Emily Welker
    MOORHEAD, Minn. – A Fargo man is accused of stealing the tools from a locksmith who helped him after he was locked out of his car in the Target parking lot here Wednesday.