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Ohio.com - Police arrest two in pizza robberies

There are 95 comments on the Akron Beacon Journal story from Aug 23, 2007, titled Ohio.com - Police arrest two in pizza robberies. In it, Akron Beacon Journal reports that:

Akron police announced arrests Thursday that they hope will put the brakes on a rash of recent pizza delivery robberies in the city's University of Akron and west side neighborhoods.

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Strongsville, OH

#1 Aug 24, 2007
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Conneaut, OH

#2 Aug 24, 2007
Good job APD. These thugs needed taken off the street. Shame on them for making these poor drivers lives so dangerous.

Lorain, OH

#3 Aug 24, 2007
Capri Pizza will not deliver to my street, and there is no record of violent crime on our street, but we are surrounded by "bad" streets.

Mel, be glad that I don't set up a boycott of your business.

Canton, OH

#4 Aug 24, 2007
No Comment wrote:
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Keep blogging "No Comment", someday you'll say something intelligent.
Joann Brown


#5 Aug 24, 2007
Thank god they caught them... I live in this area and people like that make it hard for the rest of us...I pray they are locked up and not let out again.
Sonar 68

Englewood, CO

#6 Aug 24, 2007
Let me be the first. They were good kids or they seemed so nice or they were never in trouble before. Just throw their lame ----- asses in jail
where they belong. Make no mistake this will be their MO for they next 40 years unless they are shot.

Canton, OH

#7 Aug 24, 2007
Good going Akron Police Department. Nice arrests.

Now if only **** Mayor Don P would add the additional 39 officers you need to bring the police force back up to full staffing.

Joe Finley knows how to get to full staffing of the police department.

Vote for Joe Finley in 2007 !!!
a voice

Mantua, OH

#8 Aug 24, 2007
10 yrs HARD LABOR sounds fair. No work no food!!!!!!!!!! That's what the MAJORITY wants and I will go out on a thick limb on this one.
Ignorance Spotter

Columbus, OH

#9 Aug 24, 2007
Great job APD!

“I'm as Mad as Hell...”

Since: Mar 07

Your Neighbor & Friend

#10 Aug 24, 2007
a voice wrote:
10 yrs HARD LABOR sounds fair. No work no food!!!!!!!!!! That's what the MAJORITY wants and I will go out on a thick limb on this one.
And most certainly no pizza.

Lakemore, OH

#11 Aug 24, 2007
Hopefully with more officers out on the street more of these thugs will be captured and removed from our society.
Give me a break

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

#12 Aug 24, 2007
I am glad APD caught these criminals but they need to do a better job at following the law as they do enforcing the law. I have a friend that lives on Eastgay where one of the robberies took place. It was a Sunday evening after dinner when my friend, who works for the police dept, her son, and granddaughter who has never been in trouble with the law, and have jobs and one goes to college heard a loud knock at the back door. APD told them to open the door before they kicked it in. When they did APD had their guns drawn and escorted them into the hall where they searched the home without an explanation of what was going on, not to mention they didnít have a search warrant and wasnít given permission to come in. My friend didnít dare say anything in fear of being hurt, or arrested for speaking their mind. When the officers were done, they didnít apologize for treating them like criminals they just went on with their day.

Not all cops are bad but not all them are honest, and law abiding either. She is mandated by the City to live in the city but then she is treated like a criminal because of where she lives.

Something has to give!
Akron Marine

Stafford, VA

#14 Aug 24, 2007
Good job APD. I enjoy reading my home town streets getting cleaned up. Now start going after all the drug labs and dealers out there. I agree, we need more cops. It makes me sick when I come home from Iraq and see my streets unsafe because all the drug heads have moved in. Maybe I should go out and apply?? Wait never mind, youíre not hiring!
Why not Don?
Paul D Brown

Covington, KY

#15 Aug 24, 2007
Must we worsh our hands ?
May Fong

Jefferson, OH

#16 Aug 24, 2007
No Feed em only pizza for the 20 yrs they are there. They will be sick of it in a week.


Plano, IL

#18 Aug 24, 2007
The Hammer wrote:
The parents of these delinquent "gangsta's" are to blame, plain and simple. If they would have had the intelligence to raise their children right then this neighborhood we live in would most definately be a better place. Until then I have no choice other than to carry a gun, a knife, pepper spray, and a cell phone at all times.
I hate all of you little punk ass wanna be's out there that walk around with no respect for nothin and think jail time is nothing more than initiation into whatever "click/gang" you hang with. You'd better watch out from here on out. Im shootin to kill if you invade my sanctity.
The parents are not always to blame. You can raise your children the "right way" and they can be easily lead astray. However the "protical"(sp) child always will come back home. I hardly ever read the postings because someone is always pointing fingers at someone else or making everything a race issue. The truth is we need to examine ourselves and make sure that we are helping the community that we are involved in what is going on not only in our childrens' lives but in our community. It takes a village to raise a child. I do not care what anyone has to say in regards to my comment. "Let he without sin cast the first stone."
Akron Marine

United States

#19 Aug 24, 2007
FYI pizza drivers! Carry a gun and next time shoot these punks. Justice served

“Just Watching the Parade”

Since: Jul 07


#20 Aug 24, 2007
Did I miss the obligatory "But they're good boys" comment by friends, family, what-have-you?

I hate when I miss those.

Hudson, OH

#22 Aug 29, 2007
These street thugs need a good old fashioned beat down. I would have loved if these scum bags would of robbed an off-duty cop or citizen with a CCW permit. That would of been a great article to read, "pizza robbers get shot and killed by normal citizen legally carrying concealed pistol".

Deshler, OH

#24 Sep 3, 2007
There's a reason for everything im not saying there not guilty but dont pen point Bruce Neal as the "Ring Leader" if you really dont have any proof. He didnt make these people particapate in anything they did it willingly. Bruce is a good kid hard working and a college student, did you do reaserch on that??? NO. Because the system is so quick at pointing fingers and not hearing what anyone has to say. Did they do any research into why they did it??? No because they're narrow minded and they only see skin color. Now if these were white kids do you think they'll be doing hard time like this i think not. I know for a fact he didnt plan this it was forced upon him.

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