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San Jose man charged with robberies in Palo Alto

Original post made on Mar 29, 2013

A man who police believe used a handgun to rob stores and banks throughout the region, including a Walgreens and a bank in Palo Alto, was arrested in Milpitas March 20.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 29, 2013, 1:20 PM

Comments (10)

Posted by scarface, a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:35 pm

PAPD originally described the perp as a tall skinny white male with a large scar next to his right eye. This mug shot fits the description pretty well. He is suspected of at least 2 armed robberies reported in Palo Alto, and apparently numerous crimes elsewhere in the Bay Area.

Posted by notscarface, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Vague accusations and depictions by race/ethnicity are an indicator of bias and low intelligence.

Posted by scarface, a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 29, 2013 at 3:22 pm

Most suspect descriptions in police press release releases are vague depictions by race/ethnicity (plus height and weight). Are you accusing the police of catching this guy by racial profiling?

Posted by Old Palo Alto, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 29, 2013 at 10:43 pm

Hunter Thompson, no relation?

Posted by Old Palo Alto, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 29, 2013 at 10:47 pm

[Post removed by Palo Alto Online staff.]

Posted by loathing, a resident of Palo Verde
on Mar 30, 2013 at 2:51 pm

fear and loathing in palo. hunter thompson .

Posted by scarface, a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 30, 2013 at 6:34 pm

Anyone know what kind of guns this guy had? Were they legal or illegal? Would a better background check have prevented these crimes?

Posted by Enough!, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Apr 1, 2013 at 11:11 am

Another scumbucket off the streets. THANK YOU all who were involved.

Posted by Abe Mitchell, a resident of Meadow Park
on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Yet another hood off our streets. Congratulations to all persons involved in the arrest of this hood!

Posted by Gonzo, a resident of Southgate
on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Thanks to everyone involved for getting this creepy monster into jail to face justice!

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