Robbery

Lawrence police are searching for a man accused of robbing a fast-food restaurant on Sunday. Just before 7:45 a.m. a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt entered Taco Bell, 1220 W. Sixth St., and demanded money, said Lawrence Police Sgt. Amy Rhoads. The suspect pointed "something" at a restaurant employee as he demanded the cash, Rhoads said. In all, the suspect left the restaurant with more than $4,200, according to a Lawrence Police Department offense report. He left the scene on foot, hea...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It was a New Year's call Cornasha Henderson will never forget. "The med called me and told me my brother got shot in the head. He was able to give my number and said call his sister. He stopped responding after that," said Henderson. The victim, Muwani Dewberry, held on until his family got to the hospital but died, leaving his family to ring in the new year without him. "My son has 4 kids. They took him away from kids," said Regina Searsessel. On Monday, Lloyd Crawford and...
MONROEVILLE (KDKA) — A robbery suspect and his girlfriend are facing a long list of charges after he says she tried to shot him. The robbery happened over the weekend at Puff’s Discount Tobacco in Monroeville, and the incident turned out to be much more than a stick up. Police say 45-year-old Wayne Lemon came to the discount tobacco shop with a handgun and robbed the store of more than $3,000. According to eyewitnesses, Lemon entered the store and shouted, ‘Where is the money?’ while ...
Saskatchewan RCMP say a traffic stop last week has resulted in charges against three men. One suspect is still at large. At around 10:30 p.m. CT on Feb. 3, Assiniboia RCMP stopped a vehicle and found marijuana, cocaine as well as a prohibited weapon. Devon Kinchen, 17, is facing charges that include possession of marijuana, possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public. He is from Limerick, Sask. RCMP officials said evidence obtained duri...
An armed robbery spree of drugstores and 7-Elevens in Montgomery County may have come to an end after four men were arrested. The men were picked up early Thursday morning after Montgomery County police were called for an attempted robbery of a CVS on Georgia Avenue in Wheaton. Start the conversation, or Read more at WTOP-FM Washington.
Allen County juries twice sentenced the now 62-year-old Azania to death but the Indiana Supreme Court overturned both of those sentences. Azania accepted a 74-year-sentence on murder and robbery charges in 2008 and earned good-time credit that shortened his prison stay. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports (http://bit.ly/2lhhO8K) flowers were placed Monday at the officer's grave by his son, Tim Yaros of Valparaiso, and the son's wife, LaVonne. Azania has said he plans to return to school to l...
Sign up for one of our email newsletters. A couple accused of robbing a Monroeville tobacco shop apparently had a falling-out afterward and the woman allegedly tried to shoot the man. Courtney Baltimore, 20, of Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh's Uptown, was arrested Monday afternoon on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, robbery and a firearms violation. According to Monroeville police, Baltimore and Wayne Lemon, 45, of Garden City Drive, Monroeville, held up the Puff Discount Tobacco ...
Brazil‘s president on Monday ordered 200 troops to the southeastern state of Espirito Santo, where a police strike in recent days sparked a wave of violence including what is already believed to be dozens of murders. The law enforcement stoppage in a state struggling with a budget shortfall is the latest example of how depleted public finances, amid Brazil’s worst recession on record, are crippling even basic health services, education and security in some states. The crime surge in Espiri...
A man was detained soon after a Southwest Side bank was robbed Monday afternoon with the help of witnesses tracking his whereabouts, the Madison Police Department said. Around 2:30 p.m., a man who indicated he had a weapon but didn't display one robbed Old National Bank, 5750 Raymond Road, police said. After he took off with cash, witnesses in the bank followed him at "a safe distance behind," police said. ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Ann Arbor and University of Michigan police are stepping up their patrols after a number of armed robberies reported near the university campus. Two robberies were reported on Jan. 25 - one about 12:13 a.m. in the area of Arch Street and Oakland Avenue and one about 12:17 a.m. on South Forest Avenue and Oakland Avenue. Then, an armed robbery was reported about midnight Saturday, Feb. 4, at Tappan and Oakland avenues and about 1 a.m. Sunday in the area of Vaughn Street and East U...
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating the robbery of a Navy Federal Credit Union located at 3725 Jefferson Davis Highway in the Potomac Yard shopping center. On Monday, Feb. 6, at 9:17 a.m., a man entered the bank and passed the teller a note demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect threw evidence out of car near S. Glebe Road and S. Eads Street while fleeing. There were no injuries. The suspect is descri...
Dale City residents should expect to see a heavy police presence while police search for a wanted juvenile suspect, Prince William County police said Monday.Police were searching the area of Cloverdale Road, Darbydale Avenue and Dale Boulevard in Dale City around 5 p.m. Monday for a wanted juvenile suspect  who was spotted in the area, Prince William County police said in a post on the department’s Facebook page.The suspect, a 14-year-old boy, is wanted for robbery, burglary and other ch...
Three men are in custody after a robbery at a North Shore service station this morning in which the front doors were smashed open with a log splitter axe. A lone petrol station attendant activated the store's fog defence system as three men smashed down locked front doors with an axe. More to come - NZ Herald
Three teenagers from Nottingham have been charged with robberies and attempted robberies at banks across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Hakeem Stewart, 18, of Palmerston Gardens, Nottingham; Muhallab Elhaghany, 18, of Sherwin Walk, Nottingham, and a 17-year-old, also from Nottingham, were charged with the attempted robbery of the RBS in Dronfield on February 1 and Lloyds Bank in Alfreton on January 27. Read more: Driver handed jail sentence after ferret left in car on...
The alleged offenders broke into the store in the early hours of this morning using an axe. Photo / 123RF Three men are in custody after a robbery at a North Shore service station this morning in which the front doors were smashed open with a log splitter axe. A lone petrol station attendant in the East Coast Bays Rd store activated the store's fog defence system as a group of five men smashed down locked front doors at 4.10am. Sergeant Jeff Kinniburgh said the men stole cigarettes. Kinniburgh ...
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (AP) " Police in the Turks and Caicos islands say a former leader of the British island territory has been shot and wounded during an apparent robbery. Police information officer Kevin Clarke said former Premier Galmo Williams was shot in the leg. Constable Clarke says Williams was walking along the Grace Bay tourism strip late Sunday night when he was approached by three masked men who demanded his wallet. The 57-year-old businessman told police he turne...
A 16-year-old girl was robbed and shoved onto subway tracks in Brooklyn in a frightening confrontation with at least 10 other teens, police said Monday. The girl hurt her head and her ankle but is expected to make a full recovery, police said. The attack happened just past 8 p.m. Sunday at the Utica Ave. station on the IRT line in Crown Heights. The victim was on the southbound platform when 10 to 15 other teens, all boys, confronted her. She was shoved to the tracks, at which point two of t...
Home Minister G Parameshwara on Monday called upon media professionals to be sensitive while reporting crimes involving women and children. Delivering a key note address during a two-day workshop ‘Gender Sensitive Best Practice, Implementation and Capacity Building of Police Officials’ at the Police Commissioner’s office here, he said: “There was an incident on December 31, 2016, in the city. It came to light on January 2, 2017, while a section of media blew it out of proportion as ...
FLINT, MI -- A man has admitted in federal court to his role in an armed robbery ring that struck Flint-area businesses more than 20 times. Khevin Jones pleaded guilty Feb. 1 to using or carrying a firearm during a crime of violence, according to Flint U.S. District Court documents. Investigators said Jones drove Sision Naranjo and Pedro Garcia to steal a car that was to be used in the armed robbery of a Burger King at 1006 S. Ballenger Highway on April 26, court records said. Jones' accomplice...
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (AP) — Police in the Turks and Caicos islands say a former leader of the British island territory has been shot and wounded during an apparent robbery. Police information officer Kevin Clarke said former Premier Galmo Williams was shot in the leg. Constable Clarke says Williams was walking along the Grace Bay tourism strip late Sunday night when he was approached by three masked men who demanded his wallet. The 57-year-old businessman told police he t...