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Search Result: Armed Robbery

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Gumby Attempts To Rob 7-Eleven

September 8, 2011

A man dressed as Gumby, the clay animated cartoon hero, attempted to rob a San Diego-area 7-Eleven this week, but had to leave the store, when the costume blocked a gun he said was in his pocket.

LAPD: Avoid Flashy Displays of Gold

September 7, 2011
Gold prices have reached an all-time high and are fueling a crime spree in the precious metal. Police nationwide are seeing an uptick in robberies and burglaries related to gold prices, which peaked at $1,891 an ounce last month.

Cop Kills Suspected Armed Robber who Crashed Stolen Car Into House

August 29, 2011
A Duluth (Minn.) Police officer fatally shot a suspected armed robber during an exchange of gunfire at a home near where he had crashed a stolen vehicle after a pursuit.

Two Charged In Calif. Armored Car Holdup

August 29, 2011
Two of the three men who attempted to rob an armored truck in Pinole, Calif., and exchanged fire with police officers have been charged in connection to the Wednesday incident.

Video: Houston Cop Regrets Punching Suspect

July 15, 2011
A Houston Police officer "let her emotions get the best of her" when she punched a handcuffed armed robbery suspect, she said in a statement Friday.

Details of $1M Calif. Warehouse Heist Emerge

July 11, 2011
Robbers who broke through the roof of a southern California warehouse and stole $1 million from an armored car business used rope to rappel into the building and likely circumvented a video surveillance system.

"Scarf Face" Robber Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

July 6, 2011
During both robberies, Lonnie Troy wore a hooded jacket, gloves, and a black scarf over the bottom half of his face, and brandished a chrome-plated long-barrel .45-caliber revolver. As Troy left both stores, he wished the clerks, "Merry Christmas."

N.Y. Pharmacy Gunman Wanted Painkillers

June 21, 2011
Four people killed during a pharmacy store robbery in suburban New York City, including a teenager due to graduate high school this week, were shot at very close range by a dangerous suspect intent on stealing painkillers.

Man Gets 7 Years In Armed Robbery of 86 Cents

April 25, 2011
During the robbery, Michael Armstrong's handgun went off, seriously injuring the man. As a result, the judge ordered the two to pay more than $65,000 in medical bills.

Florida Ex-Con Shot by Jacksonville Police Tied To 7 Robberies In 5 Days

April 20, 2011
Brandon Paul McCrory, 28, had apparently become increasingly aggressive and began wielding larger knives in the robberies of motels, restaurants and a drugstore.

Robbery Suspect Left Photographic Evidence of Self

April 8, 2011
The black T-shirt had a picture of Jonathan Huntley, 25, that resembled a mug shot with the saying, "Making Money Is My Thang," according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Tennessee Cop's Suspected Killer Identified

April 3, 2011
Jesse Mathews, who is wanted in Colorado on robbery warrants, is suspected of fatally shooting Sgt. Timothy Chapin and wounding Officer Lorin Johnston during a pursuit after an armed robbery at the U.S. Money Shops on Saturday.

Tenn. Sgt. Killed In Gunfight With Prison Escapee Wearing Kevlar Vest

April 2, 2011
Sgt. James Timothy Chapin, a 26-year veteran, was shot in the head during a foot pursuit with the suspect, whose Kevlar vest protected him from numerous police bullets. A bullet from the suspect struck a second officer, Lorin Johnston, in his ballistic vest.

Encounters with Bloods and Crips

March 22, 2011
Whether on duty or off duty, whether you are a federal agent or a county sheriff, whether intended or unintended, close encounters with Blood and Crip gang members can be very dangerous.

Addicted Thieves Increasingly Target Pharmacies

February 7, 2011
In Maine, one pharmacy began using a tracking device on prescription bottles so police could quickly locate the thieves. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, provided training to officers with the Biddeford (Maine) PD on how to investigate pharmacy thefts.

Man Apologizes While Robbing Convenience Store

February 7, 2011
The robbery is the fourth in the five years John Henry has owned the convenience store. Surveillance cameras captured the man telling Henry, "Empty the till. I'm robbing you sir."

Vegas Police Arrest Casino Chip Thief

February 4, 2011
A Las Vegas Metro Police undercover operation connected Anthony Carleo with a brazen theft at the Bellagio casino in early December of $1.5 million in chips.

Shots Fired: Norfolk, Virginia 04/15/2007

January 21, 2011

Non-cops might generously color such cognitive powers as acts of "intuition;" others less taken with the idea of extra sensory perception are more apt to dismiss them as some form of "profiling." By any name, Investigator Christopher Scallon had it working for him the night of April 15, 2007.

Two Charged In Fatal Shooting of Mass. Officer

December 27, 2010
Just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Woburn PD's Officer John B. "Jack" Maguire, a 34-year veteran of the force, responded to an attempted robbery by three men at a Kohl's during a snowstorm.

Georgia Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Robbery

December 24, 2010
The fatal 9mm round struck Lt. Cliff Rouse in the abdomen below his body armor. A second round struck his leg.
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