Armed robbers take over 100 copies of “Call of Duty: Black Ops” before it hits shelves – PC 211

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Approaching the release of the highly anticipated video game, “Call of Duty: Black Ops,” two men armed with semi-automatic weapons held up a Gamestop and made off with over 100 copies of the game. The robbery took place on Saturday as the employees of the Baltimore-area gaming retail store was closing shop for the night. …

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Man Stabbed at 7-11 over Beer – California Penal Code Section 211

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It was recently reported in the OC Register that a man was stabbed outside of a Santa Ana, 7-Eleven store after he refused to hand over his beer during an attempted robbery. The Police officers stated that a man and his sister walked out of the store and were approached by two men in dark …

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Ho Hum Bandit Suspected of Robbing Orange County Bank – California Penal Code 211-215, 459

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It was recently reported in the OC Register that the so-called “ho hum bandit” is alleged to have robbed an Orange County Bank. The “ho hum bandit,” nicknamed for having bland features, is suspected of robbing five San Diego banks. In the latest alleged incident, the robbery occurred in Corona Del Mar. The man gave …

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I am Accused of Robbery – What Should I Do? – California Penal Code Section 211

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California Penal Code Section 211 defines robbery as the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear. Felonious taking is defined as the illegal taking away of something. In order to be convicted of robbery the …

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Trial for Santa Ana Robbery Begins and How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You – California Penal Code section 211

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It was recently reported in the OC Register that trial began for the robbery of a Buena Park liquor store. On August 8, 2006, two individuals intentionally shot a liquor store owner and a customer in the head for purposes of avoiding any witnesses to the robbery. The two alleged robbers were William Deshawn Cartlideg …

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Glendale Bank Robbery

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On May 6, 2010, it was reported that a robbery occurred in the city of Glendale at Community Bank when a petite girl in her late teens made off with an undisclosed amount of money. Glendale, bisected by the Verdugo Mountains, is famous for having helped, in conjunction with Burbank, father the emerging age of …

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Man Facing Robbery Charge from Del Taco Incident – California Penal Code Section 211

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How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You It was recently reported that 4 men are facing robbery and assault charges after they allegedly struck a man over the head with a beer bottle and took a woman’s purse at a Del Taco in Costa Mesa, California. Miguel Mondragon, 19, is the sole suspect facing …

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Five Accused in Newport Beach Robbery – California Penal Code Section 211

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According to the Orange County Register, five men have been accused with robbing a former mortgage lender at his Newport Coast mansion on December 8, 2009. One was arraigned on December 11, 2009. Two posted bail and were arraigned on January 26, 2010, and warrants have been issued for the other two suspects. Each suspect …

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Los Angeles Neighborhood Councilman Facing Felony Charges for Misusing City Funds

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James Tyrell Harris, a South Los Angeles anti-gang activist, was arrested for allegedly misappropriating $85,000 in city funds. While serving as chairman and treasurer of the Empowerment Congress Southwest Area Neighborhood Development Council, Harris is said to have made unauthorized withdrawals and purchases for travel expenses and hiring his daughter for administrative work. Harris already …

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