Panty-Clad Robber

Here's a recent case of a man who is obviously not cut out for a life of crime:
What a cashier first thought of as a practical joke turned into no laughing matter for a Ranson man who was arrested Wednesday after using women’s underwear and a lighter shaped like a small gun in an attempt to rob a convenience store...
“He entered the store wearing a pair of women’s pajama shorts over his face,” Sgt. T.C. Kearns of the West Virginia State Police said Wednesday. “I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried.”...
“At first she (the cashier) thought it was a joke,” Kearns said.
[The robber] then pulled out what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money.
“She was unsure if it was an actual gun or a cigarette lighter in the figure of a gun, which the store used to sell,” Schuessler wrote in the criminal complaint filed in Berkeley County Magistrate Court.
The cashier refused to give the man any money, and [the robber] fled the scene in a Jeep Cherokee on Gerrardstown Road.
The guy was later picked up and arrested. He had the underwear with him. He's being held on $31,500 bail.

Law/Police/Crime

Posted on Thu May 17, 2007



Comments

Honestly, you really get some loons out there.
Posted by Nettie  in  Perth, Western Australia  on  Thu May 17, 2007  at  05:42 AM
This is front page worty... rolleyes

*takes panties off his head while posting*

LOL
Posted by oppiejoe  in  Michigan - USA  on  Thu May 17, 2007  at  08:55 AM
Worty? I don't even want to think about that one, yeesh.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Thu May 17, 2007  at  10:27 AM
There are some stupid people out there. A few years back, here in Tucson, there was a guy who pulled into a bank parking lot, parked next to a marked police car and went to the bank. The uniformed police officer held the door for the man and stood in line behind him. The guy then proceeded to rob the bank. The Darwin Awards books have some winners also.
Posted by Christopher Cole  in  Tucson, AZ  on  Thu May 17, 2007  at  10:50 AM
Worty? I don't even want to think about that one, yeesh.
Posted by Charybdis in Hell on Thu May 17, 2007 at 11:27 AM


Oops... embarrassing typo indeed! red face
Posted by oppiejoe  in  Michigan - USA  on  Thu May 17, 2007  at  02:34 PM
Chris Cole, was that the Wells Fargo incident last year? If so, a friend of mine was working there when it happened.
Posted by Razela  in  Chicago, IL  on  Fri May 18, 2007  at  01:48 PM
No Razela, this happened about seven or eight years ago. And since I have been thinking about it, it wasn't a cop it was a prison guard and it happened right near the Wilmot Federal Prison. Or at least in that area.
Posted by Christopher Cole  in  Tucson, AZ  on  Fri May 18, 2007  at  02:06 PM
ok, never mind then. I was thinking about the guy who walked into the wells fargo last year with a fake "bomb" attached to him.
Posted by Razela  in  Chicago, IL  on  Fri May 18, 2007  at  02:23 PM
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