Tuesday, December 13, 2016

ATM stolen at Belhaven Walgreens

JPD issued the following statement and photos on Twitter:

JPD investigating burglary at State St. Walgreens. ATM stolen, silver Ford Expedition involved and possibly a black PU truck. Four suspects.



22 comments:

Flee Jackson Press said...

"Perception of crime"

Anonymous said...

@9:48

Same thing happened in Madison. Twice.

http://wjtv.com/2016/05/19/jpd-suspects-steal-atm-from-walgreens/

Anonymous said...

Too many people have watched 'Breaking Bad'. Maybe they missed the part where the ATM crushed the meth-heads melon.

Anonymous said...

Memo to Walgreens: Install concrete bollards.

Anonymous said...

Again, this is why we cant have nice things around here.

Anonymous said...

Business insurance will so costly no business can afford it in JackTown. Make Jackson Great Again.

I'm Fresh Outa Cash...Wait! said...

Would an ATM meet the legal definition of 'attractive nuisance'? Usually a thing meeting that definition takes over your mind and draws you in like a kid to a trampoline down the street or a large hole with a culvert down in it that beckons for children to come play.

I see absolutely no reason for a business to have an ATM machine. If you go shopping without any money, you don't need to be unsupervised, out in public. Same with casinos.

Johnny Weir said...

11:01 AM
The crooks are after something of value.
Have you ever heard of a crook stealing something of no value?
Crooks do ATM's because they don't have to confront anyone.
These Indians, pakanstain who own the store are fully armed to the teeth.
Casinos offer the HOPE of turning a dollar into a million.

Anonymous said...

If you think you're going to come out of a casino with more money than you had when you entered, you don't need to be unsupervised in public.

Speaking of which, if you think you're a little past your prime, maybe not as young and good-looking as you once were, maybe a bit overweight. If you feel bad about yourself, then visit a Mississippi or a Louisiana casino. You'll walk out feeling like a new person! Everyone in these places is either fat (I mean Orca fat), disabled, on oxygen, over 80, missing limbs, missing teeth, or some combination of these.

It's one of the best services they offer to the population. One trip to Vicksburg or Shreveport to gander at the clientele will make you feel like you're 25 and at your physical peak.

Wow said...

Dang. That's where I go to grab tennis balls and pick up prescriptions. Wild.

The Solution For Walgreens is Simple said...

Johnny Weir: Show me a reason for an upscale chain store like Walgreens to have an ATM machine. ATMs are stolen because they are full of money. Why the hell would Walgreens invite this level of crime to their stores? It's like having a jewelry display case in the front window. Get rid of the damned things. Tomorrow. If not today. But no later than next Monday.

Anonymous said...

folks don't use the ATM for cash to shop in the store, they get cash to spend elsewhere...

how do these thugs know how to get the cash out of the machines???

Anonymous said...

@6:13 they tear it to pieces with crowbars and sledgehammers.

Anonymous said...

If the business is doing a cash only business they need the machines. Some places would go out of business completely if their cash only business was stopped. Those places usually have a salesman somewhere outside of the store.

Anonymous said...

9:46; Your post is rather irrelevant to the story. We're talking about upscale drugstores here. The last three or four have been the same chain. They are not 'cash only' businesses.

Anonymous said...

1:14, you are not keeping up. The cash only business is not store products. It is what the people working there or hanging around sell. Their special product, not store bought items. Sold in the parking lot, street, or behind the store. These people do not take credit cards.

Anonymous said...

Walgreens and any store in the metro area just should take out those ATM machines anyway

Snatch Them Sumbatches Out! said...

2:00 - That's the point I've tried to make three times. A drug store is actually a convenience store now. None of them needs a damned ATM machine. No reason for them to have them installed in the first place.

I don't give a rat's ass about the reason people use them. If there is no benefit to the store, there is no business reason to have one. NONE. Period!

PittPanther said...

I'm positive the store gets a cut of the transaction fee you pay when withdrawing money from an ATM. That's their benefit. That's why they're willing to allocate space in their stores for the machine. They are selling you easy access to your money.

Anonymous said...

If the store did not benefit from the machines they would not be in there taking up space.

Anonymous said...

I hope the 'benefit' they derive from having these machines will wipe out the expense of replacing front doors and sixteen panels of glass and aluminum on either side of the doors. But, HEY, it's great PR..... Never mind the fact that hundreds of people will decide, for the sake of safety, to head to CVS where these machines won't be found.

Anonymous said...

The people who decide to put and keep the machines in the stores are not the ones who pay for the damage done. Must be a lot of grade school kids on here. They can't understand simple English.
The machines are there for the customers to drug dealers and thieves. How much more simple can a person get? Drug dealers and thieves do not take credit cards. Anything on the store shelves you can buy with the same card you use in the machine and not be charged for using the card. People use the machines to get cash to buy drugs and stolen items people sell in the parking lot, on the street, or behind the store. Sometimes the workers in the store will sell these items but they do not take credit cards either.

Is that simple enough to understand?

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