Sunday, August 12, 2018

Bright Lights Stolen Nights

Over $30,000 was reported stolen last night at the Bright Lights Belhaven Nights festival last night.

The vendor who supplied the ATMs did not load the nine machines with cash before delivering them to the festival.  He left the cash in his vehicle while he and two assistants unloaded the machines.  He reported the money stolen from the vehicle.  Thus there were no operating ATM's last night at the festival. No arrests have yet been made.

34 comments:

Anonymous said...

sure.

Anonymous said...

There's roughly about 100,000 suspects! I suspect that this was his First Rodeo.

Dect. Tibbs said...

Sounds like an inside job.

Burke said...

Definitely an insider. What kind of business person would leave that much cash unguarded, even for a few seconds? (Rhetorical question)

Anonymous said...

Talk about an inside job. Unreal

Anonymous said...

If this is true I would like to make my nomination for this year's Darwin Award.....

Anonymous said...

Crime in The Belhaven - who knew? As long as there are easy victims and suckers down there, the usual suspects will stay down there.

Anonymous said...

I was there, I didn't see anything.

Anonymous said...

Just who will investigate; no one. Cops may be in on it as well.

Anonymous said...

Regardless of local. Who leaves that kind of chedda unattended? Poor guy has some tough questions to answer.

Anonymous said...

Only in Jackson...right?

Anonymous said...

not buying that you leave that much cash unattended in a car or truck.

Anonymous said...

Dang. Another con somebody thought of before me.

Anonymous said...

It’s gonna take a lot of small town festivals to make that up.

Anonymous said...

So you make $2.00 on every $60 withdrawal from you atm. How many withdrawals you gonna need to catch up with $30,000?

Good junior high math question. Or mba question for this generation.

Anonymous said...

NFW. Bull!

Anonymous said...

Ok, this time Lamar Adams has gone too far!

Anonymous said...

I'M NO Sherlock Holmes but did the 3 people unloading the ATM's take the $ 30,000.00 or was it actually stolen from the vehicle??????

Anonymous said...

The real Kingfish rocked the streets last night.

BOLO Sharp Dressed Man said...

Somewhat related: Why the hell did somebody think THIRTY THOUSAND dollars should be available for withdrawal at this event?

Note: Somebody gonna be wearin' a new purple suit next Sunday. And mauve alligator shoes.

Anonymous said...

Advanced math question for criminal justice majors:

Suppose the money wasn't stolen, but "borrowed" to finance a drug operation.

Describe the quantities of drugs purchased and then resold depending on the type of drug. Show your work for marijuana, cocaine and purple drank in 55 gallon quantities.

Bonus extra credit: Predict the time required to repay the "loan" depending on the previously mentioned type of drugs.

Extra Double Bonus extra credit: Assume meth heads "borrowed" the money to do a major cook using chinese precursors purchased on the dark web before the Trump tariffs took effect. If at least two of the suspects are wired but running low on their supply (maybe that's why they decided to "borrow" the money for a major cook?) how long before the fire department rolls to a flash fire?

Show all assumptions and work for maximum credit!

Anonymous said...

This is absolute garbage. These 3 guys need to be questioned.

Anonymous said...

I feel sure who ever took it needed it so just move on.

Anonymous said...

JPS wastes more than this before breakfast, and we are going to worry about these three innocent people?

Anonymous said...

"These 3 guys need to be questioned."

DAMN Sherlock! I bet the cops never thought of that. Criminal justice major?

Anonymous said...

A lot of people in this thread are going to feel really stupid when the real story comes out.

Anonymous said...

6:20 AM has a firm grasp on the obvious.

THE Glenn said...

I'm an independent ATM owner/operator, and $30K divided by 6 ATMs is a little heavy (but not unheard of) for this pageant of leftist soyboys, BUT, while we DO leave our asses in the air a lot (and no fault to this guy, in fact I probably know who he is) he DOES need to check his help. Unless he's the unluckiest fucker on the planet, and was the only vehicle broken into, it was an inside job.

Anonymous said...

Clearly another case of a business hiring a person who had no knowledge or experience in the job.

Anonymous said...

5:42 - Six ATM's, each holding $5000 bucks at a fucking block party and a bag of cash holding the entire thirty thousand? And you call that 'a little heavy'?

Next question, since you're an ATM owner/operator: When an employee or owner/operator delivers one of these portable ATMs to a location, is it standard that the employee then open the machine and load it with cash, on location? And if so, how stupid is that?

Anonymous said...

I haven't been to BLBN since they started charging $8/beer, but I recall that it was a ticket based system. A few years back you paid cash to get tickets and I don't think they had Square or other credit card methods. This would require ATMs for people who didn't bring cash.

Anonymous said...

That's cool, 7:35....But, thirty thousand dollars in ATMs for beer?

Anonymous said...

So, was the money just sitting on the seat, in a bag labeled 'MONEY'?

Anonymous said...

"So, was the money just sitting on the seat, in a bag labeled 'MONEY'?"

What kind of vehicle hauls six portable ATM machines? I would think each one would have to be really heavy in order to keep them from being stolen easily. So, the vehicle must have been at least a six or ten wheel truck. And the 'money stash' was hidden under the rear folding seat and only the three employees knew where it was. And if it was next to the box of Gatorade, this could just be a case of picking up the wrong box by mistake.

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