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Man robs bank, grabs coffee nearby, gets nabbed, police say

Original post made on Jun 17, 2011

Police apprehended a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they believe he robbed about a half hour prior to his arrest.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 17, 2011, 11:18 AM

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Posted by GSB
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 17, 2011 at 11:37 am

Priceless!


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Posted by Mark
a resident of Shoreline West
on Jun 17, 2011 at 11:44 am

Another bankrobbing caffeine addict taken off of our streets! This guy has GOTTA be nominated for the annual Darwin Awards for his stupidity, ignorance and lack of common sense.


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Posted by Ed
a resident of another community
on Jun 17, 2011 at 1:24 pm

If you want to hide from the cops, Starbucks is not the place to go....


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Posted by Jeremiah
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jun 17, 2011 at 1:28 pm

It was super intense. I work at that Starbucks. One minute were working a normal Friday morning rush and then, all these cops were there like magic.


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Posted by mug shot?
a resident of another community
on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm

There is a mug shot of the perp in the Patch: Web Link


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Posted by MM ADV
a resident of Rex Manor
on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:08 pm

He robbed a bank and only got eleven hundred? I'll stick to the lotto.


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Posted by MV Resident
a resident of Jackson Park
on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:11 pm

The tip off was the fact that he was reading a newspaper.

A normal person would be looking at their iPad, notebook computer or smartphone.


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Posted by Sparty
a resident of North Whisman
on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:54 pm

for once the bathroom at that particular starbucks was not locked and "out of order"

wonder if he checked that first....


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Posted by Thom
a resident of Jackson Park
on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Almost sounds like it was his plan all along to get 3 hots and a cot.


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Posted by The Eye
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 17, 2011 at 4:05 pm

The Eye is a registered user.

Thanks for the mug shot, MV Voice! Now I have a new practice target to take to the range!


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Posted by Marti
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jun 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm

Yep! I agree with Mark..... GOTTA be nominated for the annual Darwin Awards!!!


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Posted by MV Resident
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 17, 2011 at 8:33 pm

I live in the building that this Starbucks is in and it's a really great feeling the walk around the corner and run into a bunch of cops with guns in their hands saying 'get outta here, sh*ts about to go down.'.

Doesn't surprise me one bit this guy went to this particular Starbucks location, it's a magnet for shady people that hang out downtown.


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Posted by Partner
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 17, 2011 at 11:20 pm

We smoke weed here all the time and the cops don't care. A bank robber comes in and it's news?!


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Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 18, 2011 at 10:49 am

The MVPD has a policy that if a someone calls and wants to turn himself in after committing a crime, they will meet you at a local Starbucks. You get one free drink and a free ride to the dept.


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Posted by GSB
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm

Geez, Political Insider, do you ever have a non-snarky comment?


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Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 19, 2011 at 11:52 am

Nope.


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Posted by trev
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 19, 2011 at 12:35 pm

way to go...hiding from the police at a coffee shop.


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Posted by Mike L
a resident of The Crossings
on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:57 pm

Well, at least he was not hiding from the Police in doughnuts shop!


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