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- Great Start to Immigration Reform: Convicted felonious illegal immigrants will work picking crops while incarcerated to defray taxpayer expense, very much like the "Chain Gang of the South". Deportation will begin at the end of the sentence served!
- Indeed Eddie Glaude. Also, it is refreshing to know that President Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett, Colin Powell, Magic Johnson, and/or other prominent Blacks have not duped all US born Descendants of Slavery!
- Send the LA County DA Fraud Division After Danny Bakewell, Sr. et al. Typically, Black leaders have been Serving Themselves and not the Black Community!
- It is the Republican State Senate and Republican Senators who are Demanding the Removal of Convicted Felon Senator Roderick Wright from Office, and not the Democratic State Senate, nor the Democratic Party the so-called Vanguard for the Little Guy or Gal
- ...Thank You Sandy Banks! RE : "Roderick Wright was Wrong"... To Date, By Far this is the Best Los Angeles Times Articles that You Have Authored! The Felon and Carpetbagger Roderick Wright Should be Removed from Office and Banned from Public Service!
Since it is Well Known that President Barack Obama, the Congressional Black Caucus, etc., etc., Don't Serve the Black Underclass/Inner-City Residents, Robin Hood Will. This Is Our Neighborhood Stimulus Package.
Robbery suspects toss cash into air during pursuit, With the cops closing in, bank robbery suspects throw currency from a car, snarling the streets of South L.A.
by Andrew Blankstein, Joel Rubin and Angel Jennings, Los Angeles Times, 6:12 PM PDT, September 12, 2012
Even in the land of police chases, it was a wild ride.
A pair of bank robbery suspects Wednesday led cops on a bizarre, dangerous pursuit, hurling fistfuls of stolen cash from their car in a failed getaway bid that sent hundreds of people scrambling into the path of oncoming police cars as they lunged after the flying bills.
Although it was almost certainly a self-serving gambit meant to slow their pursuers, the robbery suspects' decision to share the loot in such brazen fashion made them instant heroes to many in the impoverished South L.A. neighborhoods where the chase came to an end.
"It's our neighborhood stimulus package!" laughed Diane Dorsey, who watched the bedlam unfold from her front yard at the corner of Kansas and Vernon avenues.
"Kids were smiling like it was Christmas," added a neighbor, who gave only his first name, Desean.
More than a few compared the suspects to a certain folk outlaw known for robbing from the rich to give to the poor. Los Angeles Police spokesman Cmdr. Andy Smith tried to knock down such talk. "Robin Hood is not how I would describe these guys," he said. "It's just the worst side of human nature."
The made-for-Hollywood chase began 40 miles to the north in Santa Clarita, when four armed men held up a Bank of America branch shortly after 10 a.m. and fled in a black Volvo SUV that had been reported stolen hours earlier, police said. Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department quickly located the suspects and began to pursue them. Shortly after the chase began, two of the men bailed from the vehicle in an attempt to escape on foot but were taken into custody, said Capt. Mike Parker, a spokesman for the Sheriff's Department.
The two remaining suspects continued on, jumping from freeways to streets and back again as they wound their way through the San Gabriel Valley and Pasadena and onward toward the skyline of downtown Los Angeles.
People trying to outrun police commonly gravitate to neighborhoods familiar to them, and the driver Wednesday appeared to act no differently. Leaving downtown, he looped west to MacArthur Park, then past the USC campus until arriving in South L.A., where the Volvo had been stolen.
Up to this point, the chase had followed the script of countless others before it in Los Angeles, where police pursuits pass as televised entertainment captured in real time by ubiquitous news helicopters.
But then, as the men sped through congested residential neighborhoods with more than a dozen Sheriff's Department vehicles in pursuit and a police helicopter tracking them overhead, the windows in the back seat of the SUV went down. A hand grasping a wad of bills emerged and let go, sending the money fluttering to the pavement.
As he continued tossing the mix of hundreds, fifties, twenties and lower denominations in intermittent bursts, people in the area left their televisions and took to the curbs. The suspect waited until the car reached corners with large gatherings of people before sending more plumes of bills out the window, seemingly to maximize the number of people who would scramble into the street. Sheriff's deputies were forced to slow and swerve to avoid hitting people.
"It's a true blessing if no one was seriously hurt," Parker said.
The cash grab unfolded in a neighborhood beset by joblessness. A Times analysis of census data shows about half of people age 16 and older are either unemployed or not in the labor force.
With each block, the crowds grew larger. Consisting mostly of young men, many cheered and raised their arms exuberantly as the SUV sped by. In the end, however, the ploy led to the suspects' undoing.
With so many people following their escapade, the streets became congested with cars and pedestrians. As they tried to navigate along a clogged street, the SUV became trapped behind a truck. Sheriff's deputies lept from their vehicles with guns drawn, swarmed the Volvo and yanked the suspects out. The identities of the suspects have not been released, and police declined to say how much money had been stolen from the bank.
Hundreds of onlookers descended on the scene, surrounding the police vehicles into which the suspects had been placed. With police badly outmanned and the crowd growing agitated, it appeared for several tense minutes that officers would need to use force to keep people at bay. The atmosphere lightened, however, after scores of LAPD officers arrived to help dissipate the crowd.
No serious injuries were reported, although an officer's foot was reportedly run over by the suspect's vehicle and a man on a bicycle claimed he was hit by a police car during the pursuit, police said.
Several people recounted with a sense of bewilderment the day's odd events.
Gary Cabral, 25, was waiting for a bus when the SUV rolled past. "I saw money flying in the air, and I was like, 'Let's go get it!'" Cabral said.
He and others made a dash for the cash. Gabral managed to grab five notes — all of them $1 bills. He divided the meager take among his two nephews.
Anthony Solano watched a crowd on 46th Street as the suspect tossed cash at them. "You know how piranhas feed, how they attack?" Solano said. "Yeah, that's what it was like."
Police urged people to turn in cash they scooped up, warning that it is a crime to keep it and that they would use video footage to try to identify people.
Times staff writers Sam Allen, Matt Stevens, Ruben Vives, Jason Song and Doug Smith contributed to this report.
Copyright © 2012, Los Angeles Times
"Dash For Cash In Bizzare LA Pursuit Today" by mvalgal
In South Central Los Angeles and beyond, although it was wrong for these guys to rob a bank......and more likely these bank robbery suspects are unemployed, under-employed like the recipients of the bank robbery loot on the streets of South Central Los Angeles......
......the fact that these bank robbers knew they would get caught anyway, prompted them to share or give away much of the loot to the neediest, the unemployed, the under-employed, the black under-class of South Central Los Angeles and beyond....which although not intended, made all the bank robbers heroes in this neighborhood.
.........In these inner-city neighborhoods, Compton, Detroit, Baltimore, South Central Los Angeles, New Orleans, Washington, DC, the South Side of Chicago, Newark, New Jersey, etc., etc., .........
..........that have not been served or competently represented by President Barack "the Magic Negro/the Food Stamp President/Illegal Alien Kiss@ss" Obama, the Congressional Black Clueless......AKA the Congressional Black Caucus, past and present elected black leaders, no good Supreme Clarence Thomas, 2nd District Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, Los Angeles City Councilpersons Bernard Parks, Jan Perry, Herb Wesson, etc., etc.......the loot was definitely well received and appreciated by the very individuals who need it the most.
"They needed the $$$ Truth" by mvalgal
Again it is wrong that this happened......however the high degree of unemployment in South Central Los Angeles and other depressed neighborhoods breeds criminal activity.
Unless an individual is insane or a drug addict, very slim chance that anyone would rob a bank or violate the property rights of other individuals if he or she are:
1. Competently represented by an elected official, lawyer, etc., etc., when agents and officials of government violate your Constitutional rights, property rights, etc., etc.......and BO, the Congressional Black Clueless, black lawyers, the Los Angeles Sentinel , are dysfunctional here too.
2. Gainfully employed.
3. An heir to wealth or have sufficient assets he or she acquired by a lawful means to provide the necessities of life, such as food, clothing and shelter.
4. Have a chance of an opportunity to make an honest living, which does not exist in South Central Los Angeles and other inner city neighborhoods, for U.S. born blacks.
5. Afforded the opportunity to be gainfully employed as a U.S. citizen, as opposed to illegal immigrants from around the world (Mexico, Somalia, China, Korea, El Salvador, Jamaica, Trinidad, Belize, etc., etc.) given preference to gainful employment opportunity over U.S. citizens, by disgraceful elected officials such as President Barack Obama, 2nd District Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, former LA County Supervisor Yvonne "Brentwood" Burke, Congresswoman Maxine "Kerosene" Waters, City Councilpersons Bernard Parks, Herb Wesson, Jan Perry, and other past or present elected black leaders, who disgrace the office, and who could care less about their U.S. born black constituency.
6. Etc., etc., etc.
1. YouTube: “Stupid Blacks Who Still Support Obama”Published on Apr 26, 2012 by Whateverhappentocomm.
2. You Tube video: “A conversation between President Obama and the black community” Published on Jun 7, 2012 by drboycewatkins.
3. YouTube: “Demon-crats, & their Negro slaves” published on Jul 4, 2012 by 5723michael
4. Ceyseau and Inept Leaders.
I’m U.S. born, black and with good reason I won’t be voting for Obama!