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July 5, 1995 | By Terri Sanginiti, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The two would-be moviegoers sauntered up to the box office of the AMC Millside 4 about 15 minutes past the start of the last showing of Judge Dredd Monday night and asked for four tickets. As the young cashier began dispensing the tickets, the pair apparently had a change of heart. One of the men reached into his pocket and pulled out a handgun. Then he stuck it through the narrow glass opening, aiming it at the frightened cashier, and demanded cash. "He tells him, 'Give me all the money or I'll blow your head off,' " said Delran Police Lt. James Gilbert.
NEWS
January 24, 2013
Chester County police are on the hunt for a man who they say robbed the Girl Scouts. About 5 p.m. Sunday at the Pathmark grocery at 450 W. Swedesford Rd. in Berwyn, a man came up to a table set up for cookie sales by Troop 4305. He reached into a cash box and grabbed about $20. At the same time he reached into a large plastic jar containing cash donations for the military and took an unknown amount. The man, described as being in his 20s or 30s, did not take any cookies. Police said that both adults and children were by the table at the time.
NEWS
July 20, 1988 | By Rich Heidorn Jr., Inquirer Staff Writer
The Camden County Surrogate's Office has apparently been hit with two more thefts of cash, while authorities continue investigating a $500 theft in early June and allegations of a cover-up of previous shortages. Sgt. George Fallon, spokesman for the county Sheriff's Department, said $30 in fees was reported missing June 28 and $50 in petty cash was discovered missing last Wednesday from the office on the sixth floor of the Hall of Justice. More than a dozen such incidents involving a total of more than $1,500 have been reported since 1984, according to former employees.
NEWS
September 12, 1997 | by April Adamson, Daily News Staff Writer
He thought he'd pick on someone his own size. After raiding an 8-year-old's lemonade stand for $30 in change, cops say, unemployed druggie Brian Burns decided he'd snatch a purse from an unsuspecting pedestrian to support his habit. But cops say officers recognized him yesterday as the ponytailed ruffian who robbed third-grader Ami Reader, of Blackwood, N.J. - and put the squeeze on him. The arrest capped an exciting week for young Ami, who has been the center of media attention since her run-in with a thief.
NEWS
October 2, 1986 | By Katharine Seelye, Inquirer Staff Writer
The West Chester office of Democratic candidate for Congress Timothy Ringgold was broken into Monday night. Among the items missing were the preliminary results of a poll that Ringgold had commissioned of the district's voters and his opponent's vulnerabilities. Ringgold's campaign manager, John Rieder, said Tuesday that when he arrived at the office at 11 W. Chestnut St. about 8 a.m. he found the cash box on the floor and the desks in disarray. He said $90 in cash and $100 worth of stamps were missing, as was one copy of the poll results, which had been left on a desk.
NEWS
July 17, 1986 | By Maura C. Ciccarelli, Special to The Inquirer
An 18-year-old employee of the Anthony Wayne Movie Theater was handcuffed to an office desk and chair early Saturday by two men who took $1,100 from a cash box at the theater. The employee, David Sands of Bryn Mawr, managed to work his hands free and call Radnor police. A police dispatcher stayed on the line with Sands until officers arrived. Police said Sands told them that about 12:30 a.m., after the last showing of Big Trouble in Little China, two men approached him as he had locked the front doors.
NEWS
September 2, 1989 | By Stephen Keating, Special to The Inquirer
A report of a road obstruction on Route 70 in Cherry Hill led to the arrest of eight youths who made their getaway from the scene of a burglary on bicycles, police said yesterday. The obstruction was a smashed cash register. According to police, the boys, ranging in age from 12 to 16, entered Christine's Hairstyling on Route 70 through an open side window shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday. They took $56 from the shop's cash register and then took the register out the front door and dumped it onto Route 70, obstructing traffic, police said.
NEWS
January 23, 2013 | By Mari A. Schaefer, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Chester County police are on the hunt for a man who robbed the Girl Scouts. On Sunday at the Pathmark grocery at 450 West Swedesford Road in the Berwyn section of Tredyffrin Township, a man came up to a table set up for cookie sales by Troop 4305. He reached into a cash box and grabbed about $20 before the box was pulled away. At the same time he reached into a large plastic jar containing cash donations for the military and took an unknown amount of cash. The man, described as in his 20s or 30s, didn't take any cookies.
NEWS
February 28, 2013 | By Walter F. Naedele, Inquirer Staff Writer
A man who admitted stealing $20 from a Girl Scout cookie cash box outside a Berwyn supermarket has been arrested and is a suspect in a rash of recent thefts in Chester County, police said. Jevon M. Avis, 31, of Carlisle, Pa., was taken into custody late Tuesday by authorities in Cumberland County. Police said Avis, formerly of Berwyn, confessed to the Jan. 20 robbery of $20 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at a Pathmark store on West Swedesford Road in Berwyn. Right before he took the money from the Girl Scouts, he reached into a plastic container holding donations for the benefit of U.S. troops and took an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
NEWS
February 28, 2013 | By Walter F. Naedele, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A man who admitted stealing $20 from a Girl Scout cookie cash box outside a Berwyn supermarket has been arrested and is a suspect in a rash of recent thefts in Chester County, police said. Jevon M. Avis, 31, of Carlisle, Pa., was taken into custody late Tuesday by authorities in Cumberland County. Police said Avis, formerly of Berwyn, confessed to the Jan. 20 robbery of $20 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at a Pathmark store on West Swedesford Road in Berwyn. Right before he took the money from the Girl Scouts, he reached into a plastic container holding donations for the benefit of U.S. troops and took an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
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NEWS
February 28, 2013 | By Walter F. Naedele, Inquirer Staff Writer
A man who admitted stealing $20 from a Girl Scout cookie cash box outside a Berwyn supermarket has been arrested and is a suspect in a rash of recent thefts in Chester County, police said. Jevon M. Avis, 31, of Carlisle, Pa., was taken into custody late Tuesday by authorities in Cumberland County. Police said Avis, formerly of Berwyn, confessed to the Jan. 20 robbery of $20 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at a Pathmark store on West Swedesford Road in Berwyn. Right before he took the money from the Girl Scouts, he reached into a plastic container holding donations for the benefit of U.S. troops and took an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
NEWS
February 28, 2013 | By Walter F. Naedele, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A man who admitted stealing $20 from a Girl Scout cookie cash box outside a Berwyn supermarket has been arrested and is a suspect in a rash of recent thefts in Chester County, police said. Jevon M. Avis, 31, of Carlisle, Pa., was taken into custody late Tuesday by authorities in Cumberland County. Police said Avis, formerly of Berwyn, confessed to the Jan. 20 robbery of $20 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at a Pathmark store on West Swedesford Road in Berwyn. Right before he took the money from the Girl Scouts, he reached into a plastic container holding donations for the benefit of U.S. troops and took an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
NEWS
January 24, 2013
Chester County police are on the hunt for a man who they say robbed the Girl Scouts. About 5 p.m. Sunday at the Pathmark grocery at 450 W. Swedesford Rd. in Berwyn, a man came up to a table set up for cookie sales by Troop 4305. He reached into a cash box and grabbed about $20. At the same time he reached into a large plastic jar containing cash donations for the military and took an unknown amount. The man, described as being in his 20s or 30s, did not take any cookies. Police said that both adults and children were by the table at the time.
NEWS
January 23, 2013 | By Mari A. Schaefer, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Chester County police are on the hunt for a man who robbed the Girl Scouts. On Sunday at the Pathmark grocery at 450 West Swedesford Road in the Berwyn section of Tredyffrin Township, a man came up to a table set up for cookie sales by Troop 4305. He reached into a cash box and grabbed about $20 before the box was pulled away. At the same time he reached into a large plastic jar containing cash donations for the military and took an unknown amount of cash. The man, described as in his 20s or 30s, didn't take any cookies.
NEWS
May 24, 2012
Putin: Huge fines for protesters President Vladimir V. Putin signaled his support Wednesday for a controversial bill now working its way through Russia's parliament that would increase fines 200-fold for those taking part in unsanctioned protests. The bill received preliminary approval Tuesday in the elected lower house, where the Kremlin's United Russia party holds a majority. All three of the other parties voted against it. Observers' reports of widespread fraud to boost results for United Russia in December's parliamentary election set off mass street protests that were unprecedented in post-Soviet Russia.
NEWS
February 9, 2012 | Staff Report
A 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged with being the thief who was caught on surveillance cameras stealing $400 from a cash box at a South Philadelphia funeral home. Police credited an anonymous tip with leading them to arrest John R. Mancuso last week. Mancuso, of the 800 block of Porter Street in South Philadelphia, has been charged with burglary, theft and related charges in the larceny at the Carto Funeral Home, 2212 S. Broad St. Police released a video of the burglary on Jan. 26 and later that day received the tip that helped break the case.
BUSINESS
December 12, 2000 | by Earni Young, Daily News Staff Writer
If you buy the media hype, the road to riches is paved with silicon chips. Little wonder that is the road most traveled for folk in search of lucrative jobs. But, though newspaper ads for some computer schools promise salaries of $70,000 or more to graduates, the reality is that entry-level pay for most technology jobs is half that. Joe Reichart, director of Computer Learning Centers' Plymouth Meeting campus, said the earning capacity for someone with an associate degree in computer science starts at $30,000 to $35,000 a year.
NEWS
January 22, 1998 | This report was compiled by Inquirer correspondents Dan Hardy, Mary Anne Janco and Andrew Rice
Unless otherwise attributed, the following reports are based on the statements of local police. Aston A weapons charge was filed against Christopher Fisher, 24, of Glenn Road, Aston, after police responded to a report of a man with a gun at This Is Your Alibi tavern on Concord Road at 12:52 a.m. Sunday. The bartender told police that Fisher had informed her that he had a gun and was going to shoot the doorman because the doorman had ejected him from the bar the previous night.
NEWS
September 12, 1997 | by April Adamson, Daily News Staff Writer
He thought he'd pick on someone his own size. After raiding an 8-year-old's lemonade stand for $30 in change, cops say, unemployed druggie Brian Burns decided he'd snatch a purse from an unsuspecting pedestrian to support his habit. But cops say officers recognized him yesterday as the ponytailed ruffian who robbed third-grader Ami Reader, of Blackwood, N.J. - and put the squeeze on him. The arrest capped an exciting week for young Ami, who has been the center of media attention since her run-in with a thief.
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