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Old September 12th 09, 06:52 PM posted to alt.mountain-bike,rec.bicycles.soc,rec.backcountry,ca.environment,sci.environment
Mike Vandeman[_4_]
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Default Mountain Biker Robs Bank

Alleged Mountain Bike Bank Robber Nabbed in Palm Springs

Posted: Sep 10, 2009 10:16 PM PDT

By Mike Daniels, News Channel 3 Reporter


PALM SPRINGS - An alleged robber didn't get far after holding up the
Bank of America in Palm Springs just before 5 p.m. Thursday. The
alleged bank robber rode up to the bank on an orange mountain bike.
He walked into the Bank of America on the 1800 block of East Palm
Canyon. Police say he then jumped over the counter, grabbed the cash,
and fled the scene.

On the way out police say he tried taking off his gloves, in turn
dropping a couple stacks of cash. Police finally caught up with the
suspect several blocks east of the bank. They say he ditched his
clothes nearby.

Police Sgt. Paul Parker says, "Some of our traffic officers were
working a special detail close by, they aren't normally assigned to
the area, they would have had him quicker but they came around the
back he ran out the front."

Palm Springs Police officers say the suspect intended to use a note to
rob the place but forgot to. He left the note behind, officers
collected it as evidence. Several witnesses inside the bank were able
to ID the suspect.

No one was hurt and police say no weapons were used in the robbery.
His identity is not being released at this time.
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Old September 12th 09, 09:25 PM posted to alt.mountain-bike,rec.bicycles.soc,rec.backcountry,ca.environment,sci.environment
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Default One of the funnier Vandeman craposts


"Mike Vandeman" wrote in message
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Alleged Mountain Bike Bank Robber Nabbed in Palm Springs

Posted: Sep 10, 2009 10:16 PM PDT

By Mike Daniels, News Channel 3 Reporter


PALM SPRINGS - An alleged robber didn't get far after holding up the
Bank of America in Palm Springs just before 5 p.m. Thursday. The
alleged bank robber rode up to the bank on an orange mountain bike.
He walked into the Bank of America on the 1800 block of East Palm
Canyon. Police say he then jumped over the counter, grabbed the cash,
and fled the scene.

On the way out police say he tried taking off his gloves, in turn
dropping a couple stacks of cash. Police finally caught up with the
suspect several blocks east of the bank. They say he ditched his
clothes nearby.

Police Sgt. Paul Parker says, "Some of our traffic officers were
working a special detail close by, they aren't normally assigned to
the area, they would have had him quicker but they came around the
back he ran out the front."

Palm Springs Police officers say the suspect intended to use a note to
rob the place but forgot to. He left the note behind, officers
collected it as evidence. Several witnesses inside the bank were able
to ID the suspect.

No one was hurt and police say no weapons were used in the robbery.
His identity is not being released at this time.



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Old September 12th 09, 09:27 PM posted to alt.mountain-bike,rec.bicycles.soc,rec.backcountry,ca.environment,sci.environment
Kayak44
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Default Mountain Biker Robs Bank

On Sep 12, 1:52*pm, Mike Vandeman wrote:

Mike, why did you fly on international flights when you claimed
airplanes are only for those who do not care about the environment?

Why don't YOU care about the environment when you fly?

Why are you avoiding my questions?
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Old September 13th 09, 03:14 AM posted to alt.mountain-bike,rec.bicycles.soc,rec.backcountry,ca.environment,sci.environment
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Default Street Biker Robs Bank

Mike Vandeman wrote:
Alleged Mountain Bike Bank Robber Nabbed in Palm Springs
[...]


There are banks in the mountains (or even wilderness) in Palm Springs?

All bicycles ridden on pavement have approximately the same ecological
effect (even Mikey should be able to figure that one out).

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Old September 13th 09, 03:35 AM posted to alt.mountain-bike,rec.bicycles.soc
DaveC
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Default Mountain Biker Robs Bank

The guy was probably trying a creative way to fund one of those new Litespeed
carbons...

 




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