Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    7:08 PM

GasBuddy News Article

48
votes
Armed robbers hit gas stations hard during holiday season

GasBuddy Blog -- The headlines across the country tell the story. In large cities and small towns alike, gas stations are being robbed at gunpoint and we can only hope that the cashiers and employees who are confronted are able to turn over the cash without injury.

In Michigan alone reports in recent weeks from Grand Rapids, Niles and Detroit suggest that gas station holdups are dominating police blotters... but Detroit may have a lock on it.

In Detroit, robbers with AK-47s hit two gas stations Dec 5th and police there are looking for four suspects and a white Chevy Impala. They believe the four men involved robbed at least 11 gas stations in a two-week period. And just hours after police put out a public notice about the robberies, the...


Read the Full Article

Submitted Dec 22, 2012 By: PD
Category: GasBuddy Official Blog > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: Armed robbers hit gas stations hard during holiday season Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Don
Moderator
Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 1:23:36 PM

When a GasBuddy Blog post is submitted by GB staff, it is automatically placed at the top of the 'Top 5 Recent News\GasBuddy Blog' area, where it will remain until the next official blog post is made. This is done purposefully to expose the blog.

The GasBuddy Official Blog is not updated as often as the Daily News Article feature (as the blog is not user driven), in the event you click on a blog article, and it is the same as the previous days article, the blog has not yet seen a new post. Some articles can often remain for a few days (the blog contributors are understandably not required to submit new content over the weekend or during the holidays).

If you've responded to the blog post already, you can choose to either join in on the current discussion at hand, or move on to another news article.

I'd recommend the All Recent News page.

This user driven area of user submitted articles is fairly active with lots of content to respond to.

-Don
joanne_abrahams
Rookie Author New York

Posts:73
Points:7,565
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 11:23:34 AM

sad
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:24,057
Points:2,389,665
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 3:07:42 PM

OB: or just a way to get points? As for hiding, you're right about that (including, hiding behind user names to spout all sorts of falsities).
OriginalBudman
Champion Author Barrie

Posts:12,492
Points:2,916,625
Joined:Apr 2006
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:46:08 AM

honda0105 - these people just like to complain, because they can, and it's easy hiding behind the user names we have here.
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:24,057
Points:2,389,665
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:33:28 AM

those whining about new articles, there have been new ones posted... and you can always check the "recent news" listings if you're bored w/ the front 5.
lindact
Champion Author New Haven

Posts:11,825
Points:2,458,275
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 6:00:05 AM

Really old news...
rocket_ron
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:9,482
Points:2,732,235
Joined:Jul 2006
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:59:18 AM

ok
Petrock
Champion Author Lexington

Posts:12,389
Points:3,337,560
Joined:Apr 2005
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:55:30 AM

I can't believe there is any money left after the gas stations have been robbed every day this week!
bigLtowing
Champion Author Columbus

Posts:4,923
Points:1,267,015
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:53:30 AM

crazy
subnuke
Champion Author Atlanta

Posts:10,261
Points:2,257,070
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:53:15 AM

ok
ILVET
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:18,274
Points:3,702,445
Joined:Jan 2005
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:52:53 AM

Will this article ever go away??????????????????????
scottydoesnt
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:4,552
Points:608,750
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:52:21 AM

I can't believe this story is still posted here.
joezIN
Champion Author Gary

Posts:4,179
Points:961,755
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:51:03 AM

time to get'em back
Alaydown
Champion Author Los Angeles

Posts:7,265
Points:1,233,810
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:49:35 AM

This must be a record for the longest story post on this website. I wish they would go back to the top 5 news stories instead of the top 3 plus 2 PD blogs.
Dailyrun
Champion Author Kentucky

Posts:2,217
Points:434,915
Joined:Apr 2012
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:49:32 AM

still sad
LeeFree
Champion Author Pittsburgh

Posts:12,358
Points:3,014,025
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:49:26 AM

A record 5th day for this one!
teamsimons
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:4,027
Points:1,107,335
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:48:04 AM

We posted a reply to this article yesterday.
jeff95519
Champion Author California

Posts:5,641
Points:2,130,750
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:45:48 AM

repost
N5EXY
Champion Author Austin

Posts:8,770
Points:2,288,430
Joined:Jul 2004
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:44:25 AM

Lets get another story.
hamdriver
Champion Author Lansing

Posts:6,474
Points:2,143,405
Joined:Feb 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:42:15 AM

Old news
wkb03
Champion Author Georgia

Posts:3,272
Points:1,000,000
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:41:45 AM

Enough of this one
Lengas
Champion Author Gary

Posts:17,013
Points:3,497,575
Joined:Nov 2004
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:39:58 AM

Old old news.
kirzon484
Champion Author Atlanta

Posts:5,010
Points:1,200,175
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:39:29 AM

enough already move on
jdhelm
Champion Author Iowa

Posts:17,461
Points:1,966,590
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:38:01 AM

come on gb, just because you're against the 2nd amendment, doesn't give you the right to cram your beliefe down our throats, take this old story off
BEngr
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:10,023
Points:2,350,540
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:36:37 AM

We need to kill enough robbers to scare the others off.
pfone1847
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:6,428
Points:1,401,180
Joined:Oct 2010
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:36:01 AM

Very old news.
FBI2991
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:7,156
Points:1,903,735
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:23:12 AM

Four days in a row for this post!!
mystic92
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:4,396
Points:1,099,485
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:22:22 AM

This is ridiculous, this is the 7th time in 10 days this article has been here
jalan25
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:2,705
Points:831,270
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:21:29 AM

Tired of this one
Bonanza
Champion Author Boston

Posts:15,931
Points:3,330,355
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:20:25 AM

Old news
joko0
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:2,492
Points:1,026,940
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:18:01 AM

A day in the life...
n3tbc
Veteran Author Wilmington

Posts:355
Points:421,825
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:15:46 AM

If this continues... attendants will be in bullet proof rooms and their will be a greater number of automated systems as well as payment methods.
SOLONGCOLD
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:1,568
Points:354,070
Joined:Nov 2010
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:12:21 AM

never changes in detroit
WR-INC
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:43,977
Points:4,398,320
Joined:Dec 2002
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:09:58 AM

6 days old and counting.
Bill100
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:45,935
Points:1,892,930
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:09:41 AM

Day 4?
flsharktooth
Champion Author Jacksonville

Posts:1,742
Points:1,308,150
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:07:11 AM

very old
Settjec
Champion Author Little Rock

Posts:5,154
Points:1,448,270
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 5:01:27 AM

old
driver169
Champion Author New York

Posts:15,370
Points:3,337,845
Joined:Jan 2006
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:59:11 AM

No, it's NOT!
VDubBill
Champion Author Jacksonville

Posts:4,621
Points:1,882,675
Joined:May 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:58:27 AM

In other news, the Detroit gas station robbers had children who are now robbing gas stations.
FogCitySpotter
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:3,663
Points:1,012,225
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:57:51 AM

Ok
Pozole
Champion Author Portland

Posts:18,828
Points:2,374,320
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:53:37 AM

...GAS BUDDY...YOUR ARROGANT, IGNORANT, LAZY DISREGARD IS SHOWING...
StrangeLuv
Champion Author Kansas City

Posts:6,578
Points:1,611,035
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:49:40 AM

Old.
jetlagAK
Champion Author Anchorage

Posts:2,524
Points:723,430
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:46:05 AM

This is the result when law abiding citizens are deprived thier rights to carry concealed firearms to defend themselves. Criminals LOVE "gun free zones." Just look at IL, CA, DC.
NedW
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:8,113
Points:1,728,020
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:44:30 AM

I very much agree, mrjames1818.
cheapertvs
Champion Author Richmond

Posts:13,659
Points:3,521,520
Joined:Jan 2004
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:41:52 AM

Interesting....

Gasoline prices?
mrjames1818
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:4,808
Points:2,774,395
Joined:Mar 2004
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:41:10 AM

The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun
LVNV6ofSpades
Champion Author Las Vegas

Posts:1,624
Points:368,360
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:33:45 AM

5
Tiput
Champion Author Ottawa

Posts:1,980
Points:461,125
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:31:26 AM

old news
DrivingFool2
Champion Author Appleton

Posts:11,917
Points:2,374,635
Joined:Apr 2005
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:29:52 AM

older
BigDogOH
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:11,790
Points:2,586,660
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:28:47 AM

Week Old
Hunter724
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:11,331
Points:2,420,680
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 4:28:44 AM

Old News...
Post a reply Back to Topics