Tagged: robbery

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Customers at three Sacramento area Starbucks were robbed of their devices Tuesday evening. The perpetrators ┬áliterally walked into two area Starbucks and forcibly took mobile devices from individuals; the third occurred on the patio of the cafe. (more…)

Sacramento Sheriff deputies are investigating an at&t Parrot  store robbery in the Arden area.

Sacramento Sheriff deputies are investigating an at&t Parrot store robbery in the Arden area.

An Arden cellular retail store has been robbed at gunpoint, employees forced into a back room.

An armed suspect, described as a male Hispanic wearing a white hard hat and white t-shirt robbed the at&t Parrot store at gunpoint late Tuesday morning and forced the employees into a back room while he stole several cellular devices. (more…)

Officer Michelle Lazark, SacPD and backup officer question sword carrying traveler at Amtrak station

Officer Michelle Lazark, SacPD and backup officer question sword carrying traveler at Amtrak station

From random pellet gun shootings to flaming vehicle crashes and stabbing homicides, Sacramento ran the gamut of  incidents Monday.

The mid-morning activity began with a report of a man with a sword at the Amtrak station downtown and early reports of the arrest of a murder suspect in a south area stabbing incident.

In the afternoon a four car collision on Business 80 at Exposition resulted in a fiery blaze and one person injured.
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DSC_4906.JPGSacramento, ┬áCA | “Hostage is up! Suspect is down!”, said the SWAT officer over the radio as a fast food restaurant hostage situation reached a dramatic end.

A Jack in the Box robbery gone bad turns into a hostage situation leaving two hostages and one gunman in the restaurant Saturday afternoon.
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Officers apprehend suspects in GameStop gunpoint robbery

Sacramento, CA | A Sacramento GameStop was robbed twice in a week. May be related to other area robberies.

Thursday morning Sacramento Police Officers were alerted to a robbery at gunpoint in progress at the GameStop on Northgate Blvd.

Two suspects were apprehended nearby matching the description. (more…)

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SacPD investigates attempted bank robbery in the Arden area of Sacramento

Sacramento, CA | Failed bank robbery in the Aden area may be linked to other Northern California bank robberies.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, at approximately 9:45 Friday morning, a subject in a mask and a vest with a star on it attempted to access the Tri Counties Bank, at 1760 Challenge Way, via the back door.

The subject knocked at the back door and when employees checked through the peep hole they became suspicious of the person and alerted authorities. (more…)

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MetroPCS clerk shot Wednesday afternoon

Sacramento, CA | MetroPCS clerk shot in South Sacramento armed robbery.

Two suspects entered the Metro PCS on Power Inn Road wearing bandannas, held a gun to the clerks head and demanded cash a spokesman for the Sacramento Police Department stated late Wednesday afternoon. (more…)

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3 black male adults, armed, at large after gunpoint robbery

Sacramento, CA | A South Sacramento liquor store was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.

A robbery at gunpoint occurred late Wednesday night at the liquor store Franklin and 44th Ave. Per unconfirmed radio reports, the store was robbed by 3 black male adults wearing masks and all armed with handguns. The suspects remain at large.

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SSD Deputies apprehend sexual assault/home invasion perp (click this image to see more photos from this incident)

Sacramento, CA | After eluding deputies, K9 and a CHP helicopter Saturday morning, deputies apprehend the suspect in the afternoon.

A suspect SSD had been attempting to apprehend all day in the south area was apprehended Saturday afternoon.
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The suspect was later identified as Renell Thorpe and is being held on $1.6 million bail and charged with kidnap to commit another crime, Oral copulation by force, penetration by foreign object, assault with intent to commit rape, false imprisonment, first degree robbery, and violation of parole. Thorpe has an extensive criminal resume in Sacramento dating back to 1998 according to county records.  (more…)

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Suspect is uncooperative as police detain him after an attempted market robbery (click this image to view more photos)

Oak Park, Sacramento, CA | Two suspects attempt to rob a neighborhood market in Oak Park.

Sacramento Police Department responded to Better Trade Market at 4000 12th Avenue Saturday afternoon for an attempted robbery. Details are still unfolding, however SacPD has confirmed that the suspects had two children in their car while they attempted to rob the market. (more…)