Posts Tagged ‘Robbery’

assault-still-shot-nj-suspectHUFFINGTONPOST — Police in New Jersey are using nanny cam footage to track down a robbery suspect who punched and choked a suburban mom while her terrified 3-year-old daughter watched.

At 10:30 a.m. Friday, the suspect kicked down the locked door of a Millburn, N.J., house and assaulted an unsuspecting homeowner.

“I knew that if I started screaming, my daughter would too, and I was afraid she would get hurt,” the victim told News12 N.J. “I took it. I didn’t cry the entire time.”

The suspect made off with an unspecified amount of jewelry, including the woman’s wedding ring, according to WABC. The woman’s 1-year-old daughter was upstairs during the incident. Neither child was harmed.

“The man viciously beat the woman,” Capt. Michael Palardy told Millburn Patch.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated for injuries to her face and legs, according to The Star-Ledger.

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Still-shot photos taken from the nanny cam which show the unidentified suspect

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The suspect is being described as an adult, black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing approximately 210 lbs. He possibly has a salt-and-pepper beard.

Nanny cam video of assault (audio included) (WARNING – Disturbing!)

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone with information or who can identify the individual in the photo is urged to please contact: Millburn Police at 973-564-7001.

SOURCE: Huffington Post

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gillings-wantedCLEVELAND — The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Everton Gillings, wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office.

Gillings is wanted for kidnapping, aggravated burglary, and eight counts of aggravated robbery with a firearm, all stemming from an alleged home invasion that happened in September, 2012.

He is believed to be hiding somewhere in the Collinwood area and he also has a previous address near the 1400 block of Clermont Road in Cleveland.

Gillings, 20, stands 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information in reference to Everton Gillings, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411)

Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

Source: WKYC-TV

Two suspects still wanted for the armed robbery of a store in Union, New Jersey during the Summer.

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They were described as being two black males, believed to be in their late teens, both with a thin (med) build, standing approximately 6`0″ tall. If the still-shots are two small for viewing then please click here to view a larger set.

In the early morning hours of July 10, 2012 at approximately 4:00AM, two young black males, believed to be in their late teenage years, robbed the Quick Check store located on Morris Avenue at gun point.

According to the victim’s who were working the late night shift, the male wearing the white t-shirt pulled out a silver revolver and ordered the store employees to the floor while the suspect wearing the striped shirt, bright blue sneakers, went behind the counter and removed the cashier draw which contained an undisclosed amount of money. The unidentified robbers then fled on foot, heading in the direction of Sayre Road.

Even though the robbers were caught on security footage, no one has yet come forward with their identity and the case remains unsolved.

Case: UN-12-03655

New Jersey Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of these individuals. You can contact NJCS by calling 908-654-TIPS 8477

You are also urged to contact: Union County Police Department with any information. You can Submit a Web Tip on their website UCTIP and/or text them – Text “UCTIP along with your message” to 274637 (Crimes)

  • A female robber who has been dubbed “The barista bandit” has held up at least three coffee stands in Everett, Washington
  • Police describe her as being a Caucasian female in her 20s with blonde hair and several facial piercings.
  • Witnesses say she is between 5’2” and 5’4” tall.
  • The unidentified woman was last seen in a red pick-up truck with no canopy

Wanted: Police are looking for a woman who has been robbing coffee shops in Washington state.

Police are looking for a female who has been robbing coffee shops in Washington state.

Back for More: The suspect is believed to have stolen money from Stiletti Coffee, pictured, twice in two weeks.

The suspect is believed to have stolen money from Stiletti Coffee, pictured, twice in two weeks.

Police noticed similarities in the recent robberies, which included a November 20, 2012 robbery. Now they believe the same woman is responsible.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department at (425) 388-3377.

Click here for the full article written and published by Dailymail.co.uk

BYRON SMITH: Murder or Self Defence?

Byron Smith (center) and the teens he shot — Haile Kifer (left) and her cousin Nicholas Brady (right).

According to 64-year-old retired State Department worker Byron Smith, two Little Falls teens broke into his rural home on the Mississippi River when he shot and killed them in self-defense. He then let the bodies sit in his house for more than a day before authorities, following up on a suspicious vehicle report, came to Smith’s home and he told them about what happened.

The criminal complaint says that Smith shot the two as they came down his basement stairs several minutes apart on Thanksgiving Day. The complaint adds that he shot them numerous times – each in the head after already critically wounding them.

He then waited a day before asking a neighbor to alert authorities, the document added.

According to Smith, his home was burlarized on multiple occasions (eight) and he believes the teens had something to do with atleast a few.

Smith told investigators he shot Schaeffel as he walked down the stairs, then shot him again in the face as he lay on the floor looking at him.

“I want him dead,” Smith told police.

Smith said he sat down in a chair when Kifer started walking down the steps. Smith shot her and she also fell down the stairs. He tried to shoot her a second time, but his rifle jammed. When the gun jammed, Kifer laughed at him, fueling his anger.

“If you’re trying to shoot somebody and they laugh at you, you go again,” he told police.

Smith told police he then shot Kifer “more times than I needed to” in the chest, leaving her gasping for air. He ended her suffering with a “good, clean finishing shot” under her chin.

“Smith acknowledged leaving the bodies in his home overnight before calling a neighbor to ask about a lawyer and to request that authorities be notified,” the Strib reports.

Source: blogs.citypages (clicking on the photo of Smith and the murdered teens will link you to the source.)

Woman raped and man beaten in horrific home invasion while 18-month-old child slept in the same house

  • Two attackers jumped on the father as he approached his apartment
  • They forced their way inside and assaulted both parents, beating the father and sexually assaulting the mother
  • The pair then ransacked there Burien, Washington home and fled the scene
  • Authorities are now searching for two unidentified African American men
  • For additional details, click the (source) link above
Frightening: The couple were accosted at their home in Burien, Washington, while a child slept in another room

Frightening: The couple were accosted at their home in Burien, Washington, while a child slept in another room

Rapid response: Police arrived at the scene shortly after the incident at 9pm last night and set tracking dogs on the scent

Rapid response: Police arrived at the scene shortly after the incident at 9pm last night and set tracking dogs on the scent

Article written and published by Dailymail.co.uk on 11/13/12

Bellona Avenue fire

Towson, MD — A recent fire that broke out at a Towson, Maryland residence Monday Morning (Oct. 1,2012) has been ruled an arson by the Baltimore County Police Department’s arson squad, who continue to investigate. The fire happened on Bellona Avenue. A fire-fighter fell threw a floor while trying to put out the flames. He came out uninjured.

The unknown culprits to the arson are suspected of also burglarizing the home and driving off in the victim’s 2006 Porsche Cayenne. License plate number to the vehicle is 584M126.

Authorities say an accelerant was used to start the fire, which was set-off in two different area’s of the home. It appears there were no witnesses around the area at the time the arsonist set the house on fire.

Please be on the look-out for the vehicle mentioned above.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this crime to please contact: Baltimore County PD Arson Squad  at 410-887-4870.