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Schools on lockdown Monday morning

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 9:35 AM
Last updated 11:45 PM
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Police are searching for two men after the robbery of Family Dollar on Tobacco Road on Monday morning.

Police were called to the business about 8:15 a.m. after two black men robbed it and fled. Police dogs were taken to the scene. Both Jamestown Elementary and Morgan Road Middle schools were on soft lockdown as a precaution while police searched the area.

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seenitB4 01/06/14 - 09:42 am
Family Dollar stores

What is it about these stores...almost every week..

Stakeouts please....

dichotomy 01/06/14 - 11:33 am
2 more living the

2 more living the dream.

"Stakeouts please...."

With "shoot to kill" orders.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 01/06/14 - 11:35 am
Stakeouts please....

I recall being on those, until one was shot no one thought they were serious.. Once that happened the "dream livers" found a different dream!!

dichotomy 01/06/14 - 11:19 pm
CBBP.....'Once that happened

CBBP.....'Once that happened the "dream livers" found a different dream!!"

You got that right. They aren't so brave when they discover they aren't the only kids in the sandbox with a gun. And it didn't take long to stop all of those armed robberies going on back then. I doubt if we will ever see a sheriff who is that decisive ever again. The sheriff back then may have been a lot of things but indecisive was not one of them. Anybody can catch crooks AFTER they commit a crime but very few sheriffs have the cojones to actually instruct his deputies to PREVENT crime. As far as I am concerned, if the sheriff isn't PREVENTING crime then he is just an overpaid report taker who shows up after the fact.....after you are robbed.....after you are beaten or dead.

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