The getaway driver forgot something -...

The getaway driver forgot something - his partner

There are 36 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Aug 20, 2008, titled The getaway driver forgot something - his partner. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

The 16-year-old robber sat in the tall grass, eyeing the bank he planned to rob.

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dumb and dumber

Kennewick, WA

#1 Aug 21, 2008
This is one for television dumb and dumber. Easy pinch now these kids will get the book. UNLESS THEY GET SOME HIGH BINDING AttORNEY. wITH THE SCHOLARSHIP HE COULD HAVE BECOME A BRAIN SURGEON. Attorney can claim mistaken idenetity. Seven feet is hard to proe.
Matt

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Aug 21, 2008
What a moron. Big shocker that he found his friend at a basketball game. Big tuff guy, wanting to be a gangster. I hope they give him at lease half of the maximum. 3 or so.
bugs

Farmington, MN

#6 Aug 21, 2008
how did this kid get a scholarship??
reddog22

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Aug 21, 2008
wonder if they will show this on americas dumbest criminals

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#8 Aug 21, 2008
Talk about trashing your life big time!! I wonder what the lawyers defense will be?? This is gonna be a good one!!
OMG

Shakopee, MN

#10 Aug 21, 2008
This is one for Jay Leno's "stupid criminals".
Bud in St Paul

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Aug 21, 2008
These two are not the brightest bulbs in the pack!
pumpkin

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Aug 21, 2008
Why does a young man with a promising future stray so far? The love of money is truely evil.
Just Sayin

Saint Paul, MN

#14 Aug 21, 2008
How much meth were they doing?
Sam

United States

#15 Aug 21, 2008
I would like to see his ACT score.
Former Saint Paulite

Clarksville, TN

#16 Aug 21, 2008
A basketball player on a "scholarship" and an idiot. Typical. They should just execute these two "geniuses" and save the world some trouble.
gail

Bemidji, MN

#17 Aug 21, 2008
This will be a good tv show!!! Two basketball players who rob and bank, forget the gas, and go home!! LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL
Lily

Minneapolis, MN

#18 Aug 21, 2008
I nominate them for the Darwin Award!

Can you imagine looking around for the car and it is gone....long gone.
Stupid teens

Saint Paul, MN

#20 Aug 21, 2008
Teens do some stupid things. Remember all the lame-brained ideas you came up with to raise some money to buy toys? These guys made some really, really stupid decisions in an effort to raise money for God knows what. My only fear is that they will go to prison and learn how to successfully rob a bank, and may pick up some bad habits and hardened outlooks on life. Do you think they will be so apt to be apologetic and polite the next time they go for some loot?
Give them both minimal terms and have them do 400 hours of community service talking to youth about screwing up their lives and how not to do the same. Hard prison time will only hurt the situation and drive them down a path too often glorified by Gangsta rap and movies. Remember, they are kids.
The Original Kacy

Minneapolis, MN

#21 Aug 21, 2008
Let me guess... he's going to play for the Gophers this year?
Peter

Robertsville, MO

#22 Aug 21, 2008
Why not rob the casino that is across the street in Danbury. They will now have enough time to think about their actions in prison.
TtB

Minneapolis, MN

#23 Aug 21, 2008
So he wasn't the getaway driver after all...Paging Earl Grey, Earl Grey to Burnett County Wisconsin...
Rebecca

Savage, MN

#24 Aug 21, 2008
What a way to waste your life, just by one stupid mistake.
Rebecca

Savage, MN

#25 Aug 21, 2008
bugs wrote:
how did this kid get a scholarship??
Must be good at basketball. Many schools don't require high test scores to accept athelets...
JBL

Minneapolis, MN

#26 Aug 21, 2008
I'm amazed these two morons could find Wisconsin.

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