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Bank robbery at 82nd/Division 8/19/13

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by bellarum, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. bellarum

    bellarum beaverton Well-Known Member

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    I was at work on the PCC construction site next door to the Bank of the West when the bank was robbed. The dummy was using a taxi as a getaway car and as he got into the cab the dye pack exploded and he ran through a hole in the construction fence. 3 or 4 workers chased him down and held him for police. My thought is "why risk your life, especially if you have a family, to try and pin down someone that may or may not have a gun?" With my luck, not only would it be a huge disappointment to my family that I didn't put them first, but my insurance probably wouldn't pay out due to unnecessary risk! Cool they caught him and they are all safe.
     
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  2. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    I wouldn't have bothered to chase him down. It doesn't sound like he is too bright. The police would have caught him probably sooner than later. Besides, insured money is definitely not worth risking life or limb to save.
     
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  3. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    Well just because you two don't have a sack, doesn't mean others don't. :laugh: :yes:
     
  4. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    After all the screwing that banks have done to the population of the world I see no reason why anyone would do anything to help the bank.
     
  5. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I opened an account with Bank of the West when they were giving away iPods, but all I got was a stupid stuffed bear so screw 'em!
     
  6. Talin

    Talin Hwy 30 Active Member

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    I'm working at the same site. About 20 min later he was nabbed with bloody hands sitting down with about 10 cops around him and a EMT.
     
  7. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Detectives learned that Piccolo entered the Bank of the West and used a demand note to obtain an undisclosed amount of money. Piccolo then fled the bank and got into a taxi to leave the area. While seated in the backseat of the cab, a dye pack contained in the money exploded and got red paint all over the suspect's hands.


    I thought those dye packs were blue or purple.
     
  8. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    amateur hour - who doesn't know that A) they use dye packs, and B) that the FBI has a whole branch dedicated to tracking down bank tellers? A friend who worked at a bank pointed out that the idiots who rob banks would reduce their risk factor of being tracked down if they hit check cashing/payday loan shops instead as the feds don't investigate them. Either way this guy is a class A moron. I wonder how long it will take obama to try to re-establish voting rights for convicted felons to help boon their votes...
     
  9. Talin

    Talin Hwy 30 Active Member

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    His hands were red, I'm thinking it was him falling on the ground... keep in mind it was near a construction site, but again the EMT could have been there for another reason.
     
  10. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    That is up to the individual States. In New York some felons can still vote. In Florida if you have a similar name as a felon, you get booted off the rolls without warning.