Articles Tagged with armed robbery

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A tourist riding in a taxi cab has been accused of using a gun while robbing the driver of her personal items and money.

30-year-old Houston resident John Cleveland, who was reportedly visiting Florida on vacation, ordered a cab to pick him up from the Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon around 2:00 am on October 4.

Isabel Samanez, the cab driver, arrived to retrieve Cleveland from the hotel to take him to Hallandale Beach as per his request, and she reported that nothing seemed out-of-sorts during the ride.

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On Wednesday, a Wisconsin Walgreens had been the target of a failed attempted armed robbery and the alleged suspect was seen throwing his gun onto the roof of a store while the police were chasing him.

In Milwaukee on the morning of August 22, a person with their face obscured by a skull cap who was toting a 9mm handgun reportedly attempted to rob a Walgreens pharmacy after noticing that the cash register was left unattended. The suspect was spotted by one of the people working in the store who reported that they saw him near the register and then watched him run out of the building.

A passerby saw the suspect exit the store and trailed him while using a cell phone to capture him on video. When the person that was recording saw a police car driving past he got their attention and showed them the video to try to assist them in locating the suspect who had allegedly attempted the robbery.

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On Sunday, when a woman in her apartment was the alleged victim of an intruder who was not wearing pants, she reportedly used a baseball bat in an attempt to protect herself from possible harm.

When Simone Parker came out of the bathroom in her apartment after hearing a strange noise she was allegedly confronted by 29-year-old Timothy Valdez in the act of burglarizing her residence. Valdez was said to have been in possession of a knife and nude from the waist down.

Valdez allegedly made the knife visible to Parker and ordered her to provide him with clothing and give him her cash. Parker retrieved a shirt and threw it at Valdez trying to use the distraction to run past him so she could get out of the apartment. Valdez allegedly prevented her attempt and the pair began to get physically aggressive with each other.