Originally Posted by SteveEisenberg
By using a gun they turned a crime police would have ignored into one that almost surely now has a detective assigned. And if caught, they will face a long sentence -- maybe as long as for a non-violent bank robbery (see my last post) -- for a tiny potential payday.
Sorry, but using a gun to steal a Kindle -- or even an iPad -- is really, really, dumb.
Not to mention then running over the victim.
A suspended sentence has suddenly become 10 years in the slot.
But they were "smart enough to" what?