Man Stole $4K Then Gets Caught Taking a Coffee Break at the Dunkin Donuts
Michael J. Cassano, 38, of N.Y., decided to rob a Bank on Monday. He placed a BB gun on the counter, and the teller gave him $4,000 in cash, police Detective Capt. Donald Scorzetti said in an e-mail. He ran off, but didn’t go far, Scorzetti said. He went into a Dunkin’ Donuts to get a cup of coffee, Scorzetti said. Cassano then asked a man in the parking lot for a cigarette. As he walked back to his car, two Maywood police officers stopped him, Scorzetti said. Cassano allegedly had both the cash and the BB gun in his possession. He has been charged with first-degree robbery and two other weapons offenses.Get the full story here.
Robber Busts Through a Convenience Store Door with His Head to Steal Traceable Lottery Tickets
Orlando police said a thief broke into a downtown Orlando convenience store with his head on Thursday morning. The robber got away with more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets. The store had detailed records of which tickets were lost and contacted lottery offices right away. A Florida lotto employee said the tickets were canceled before the bad guy had a chance to cash in. “We were really quick. It was before 6 a.m.,” employee Sonny Patel said. “Even before the lottery office was open, we were ready for it.” It cost store owners $70 to replace the glass in the front door. Get the full story here.
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