Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Fenians robbed

Local Jackson favorite Fenian's Irish Pub was burglarized two nights ago.  The thief (or thieves) broke into the pub through the roof.  The safe was opened and money was stolen.  JJ attempted to contact owner Danny Cupit but a receptionist hung up the phone this correspondent tried to provide contact information for the local attorney. 

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

Santa said he is getting the hell out of Jacktown before he gets shot! How many robberies has there been over the last two weeks. I am losing count!

Anonymous said...

Inside job?

Anonymous said...

Belhaven is being targeted for sure. Pizza Shack next door has been hit several times in the past year, Kiefers, Walgreens, and who knows what else hasn't made it to JJ.

Anonymous said...

This is at least the second time they've been hit like this. Earlier this year, there was a bunch of similar break ins that stretched from fondren to belhaven. Only a couple were ever reported on, I guess to keep up appearances....

Anonymous said...

KF, many of your readers don't understand that under our statutes, the word "robbery" means a violent crime committed on a human being; and that what you describe as a robbery of Fenians is in reality a burglary of a business which carries on 7 years as the maximum penalty, while a robbery carries a max of 15, or life if it is armed robbery. Can you be a bit more specific in the legal language you employ?

Anonymous said...

The Overhead Door Company is going to be very busy. Their "roll up window" which you can see on Sal and Mookies when they are closed are very effective at stopping most intruders.

Lighting installers will be busy.

Gun sellers should be busy...because real estate agents who want to be busy in Jackson.....are not.

There is more high dollar real estate for sale right now than I have ever seen.....prices are about to be halved...or more.

Anonymous said...

1:58, it really don't matter. When was the last time you saw anyone in Jackson receive the max amount of time allowed? Might as well charge them with jay walking.

Anonymous said...

"Perception of crime."

Anonymous said...

It's not a smart idea anymore to leave your money in a safe. Did they say how they got into the safe or was the safe stolen?

Anonymous said...

5:54 it says the safe was open. Sounds like an inside job to me.

Anonymous said...

It would save a lot of money for any business in Jackson if they would install a cardboard box on the outside of their business to put their cash in. It would save a lot of damage to their business. One thing they should know by now is that they are going to be robbed. Replacing a cardboard box is a lot cheaper than putting a new wall, roof, or doors.

Anonymous said...

It does sound like an "invisible hand" might orchestrate crime to sell properties in Madison and Rankin counties.

Anonymous said...

How much cash does a business keep on-location these days? I'm quite sure most transactions, particularly at a bar, are handled by card. Is it really worth the trouble these crackheads put into it? Im reminded of when another local business was robbed over a decade ago. Smashed the door and used some heavy tools to break open the safe. Total takings: $200 stolen and $5000 in damage.

Anonymous said...

12:24, it is according to the bar. One might do most of their business by card and one might do none. The smaller bars are cash only.
One of the easiest ways for a bar to make money is padding a bill when a card is used.

Anonymous said...

I would post a notice and tell everyone drink and food prices are going up by 5% (or whatever) until the cost of fencing, gates, lights, cameras, etc are covered.

Next put a notice up that video footage is stored off site and monitored.

Next....realize that Jackson has become a crime ridden shit hole and drink my inventory.

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