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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by 2 blaazed, Oct 22, 2005.

  1. 2 blaazed

    2 blaazed New Jack

    Joined: Jun 28, 2002 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 3
    OCTOBER 21--As if sticking up a Vail, Colorado bank and fleeing via ski lift wasn't dopey enough, it turns out that a pair of young robbers made the mistake of photographing themselves with the pilfered loot.

    As you can see in the pictures below (which were released today by federal prosecutors in Denver), would-be bandits Anthony Prince, 20, and Luke Carroll, 19, sure looked pleased with themselves following the March robbery of WestStar Bank.

    The men, both Australian residents who came to Vail to work during the ski season, pleaded guilty in June to the $130,000 heist, which they pulled off with the aid of unloaded BB guns.

    During today's hearing, Carroll (who posed holding two fans of twenties) was sentenced to five years in prison, while Prince (seen with a brick of bills in his right hand) was hit with a four-and-a-half-year term.

    Other digital photos recovered by investigators showed some of the stolen money stashed in a snowboard case. The robbery has received extensive coverage in the Australian press, where the pair has been dubbed "Dumb and Dumber" in light of the hair-brained plot.

    Along with their distinctive Down Under accents, when they robbed the bank, the men were wearing work badges from the ski shop where they were employed. And, minutes after the stickup, they even used their Vail ski passes to board a getaway chairlift just blocks from the WestStar branch.

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/1021052bucks1.html

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  2. trackstand

    trackstand Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 21, 2004 Messages: 2,262 Likes Received: 3
    I wonder if they put those photos on Myspace...
     
  3. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    Looks like the type of pictures someone would put up on there.
     
  4. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    whats funny about that isnt how stupid it is, but the fact i graduated with an anthony prince and a luke carroll and both of them seem like morons who woud do this...guess it comes with the name
     
  5. Tyler Durden

    Tyler Durden Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 18, 2001 Messages: 5,263 Likes Received: 40
    That first dude looks like this choad I went to school with.
    Therefore, he continues the track record of people who look like "that" being total fuckwads.

    Actually, they all kind of have that "Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers" look. Fuck them.
     
  6. Neskoner

    Neskoner New Jack

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 1
  7. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    I'd love to have met those dudes right after they robbed that bank because I've got a bridge to sell....
     
  8. shai

    shai Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 17,602 Likes Received: 707
    I would have beat them senseless with their bb guns, taken the loot, then gotten the FUCK outta Dodge.

    They had it coming...fucktards.
     
  9. wAndEreR

    wAndEreR Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2005 Messages: 774 Likes Received: 0
  10. Hoblow

    Hoblow Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2003 Messages: 1,618 Likes Received: 12
    They look like hobbits.
     
  11. D0WN

    D0WN Member

    Joined: Jan 15, 2005 Messages: 547 Likes Received: 56
    they robbed a bank and all they got was $130,000?
     
  12. skullnbones

    skullnbones Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 20, 2004 Messages: 3,759 Likes Received: 53
    i live in australia and have never reaad or heard anything about this untill now. fuck, who hasnt thought about robbing a bank before. these idiots actually committed it. thats awesome.
     
  13. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15


    That's actually a really large amount of money to get from a bank these days.
     
  14. Tough Love

    Tough Love Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 10, 2004 Messages: 1,894 Likes Received: 2
    yeah, most of the big loot isnt kept at bank safes FYI

    those are funny pics
     
  15. Mauler5150

    Mauler5150 Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 17, 2005 Messages: 9,434 Likes Received: 106
    At least they could have used some fake accents IMO.

    These clowns just give the rest of us Aussies a bad name.

    If I robbed a bank it would have much more intricate planning involved than using BB guns, haha.
     
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