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Former Co-Worker of Mine Arrested for Bank Robberies

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by editorhoo, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. editorhoo

    editorhoo Member

    A dude who used to be our Sunday editor was picked up for allegedly robbing two banks (it's pretty obvious he's guilty. He was tailed home by a customer after the second robbery and subsequently arrested a little later).

    Funny thing is the two banks he jacked are less than a half mile from his house AND our office.

    So it got me thinking. I'll bet a lot of you have some interesting stories about people you've worked with who have committed felonies or general nefarious acts.

    Let's hear 'em.
  2. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Better yet, we could hear them.

  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I once killed a man to watch him die.
  4. editorhoo

    editorhoo Member

    Corrected. ;)
  5. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    So, umm, is this a D_B from the last thread we had about an SJ bank robbery? Just checkin'.

  6. editorhoo

    editorhoo Member

    Maybe there's a whole new crook, editor element we're only beginning to uncover.
  7. waterytart

    waterytart Active Member

    And is Delia still gone?
  8. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    In terms of criminal activity, bank robberies are pretty high risk/low reward - the average haul is typically around $3,000 max from a "note pass." The good news is, when you get caught you go to a federal facility, which in most cases are nicer than state pens with a better class of criminal.
    Some of the stuff done with identity theft though is pretty inspired.
    Maybe I should have posted this on the "getting out of the business" thread.
  9. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    One of my very good friends, who use to work for me as a part-timer, and did my taxes (hopefully the IRS doesn't come calling) got nailed for illegal acts and had a warrant for his arrest.

    He eventually went on the lam and then was caught out of state, extradited and sent to a federal prison for cheating folks out of money.

    He's a nice guy (though, the journalist in me says, "Everyone says the person is a nice guy, he must be a complete fuckup" but really he is a nice guy and I'd have a beer with him in the future.) Anywhoo, he's somewhere in the federal prison system, though I can't figure out where. I wish I could figure it out, because I was going to send him a letter.

    Wait. What? You wanted to hear my grave-digging or toothpaste stories instead?

    Sorry. This one wasn't as fun.
  10. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I definitely want to hear that toothpaste story again. It was funny reading the thread, and seeing it go almost 2 pages before somebody finally said Whoa, WTF?
  11. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    i can't believe i missed the toothpaste thread.
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Random Thoughts I, IIRC.
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