Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Great Wheeled Jewel Thief

Two people are in police custody following an unbelievable attempted jewelry store heist in El Paso, Texas.


Security camera footage shows 44-year-old Noemi Duchene and 45-year-old Luis Del Castillo arrive outside of Estate & New Jewelry late Tuesday morning with Del Castillo pushing Duchene in her wheelchair.

Duchene then gets out of her chair, covers her head and upper body with a large black trash bag and enters the jewelry store while Del Castillo waits with the chair.

Once inside Duchene pulls a kitchen knife and demands "everything".

Store owner Linda Bradely decided not to comply and drew a stun gun in response.

"We're chasing each other around like keystone cops," Bradely recalls. "I knew I could outrun her because she was obviously not very quick."

A store customer eventually tackled Duchene and held her until police arrived.

Del Castillo was still waiting outside with the wheelchair and was also arrested.

Investigators say the pair live in an apartment across the street from the jewelry store.

21 comments:

  1. lol, they couldn't get away with it :)

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  2. no way! you have GOT to be kidding me?!

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  3. lol no way! Nice blog! You got a new follower!

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  4. that brave, I would run like a motherfucker xD

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  5. sometimes I think I should rob some bank or something like that .. damn I need money !!!!!!

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  6. that's so crazy. great post! keep us updated on these idiots :)

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  7. haha such idiots. They don't deserve to pollute the population.

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  8. lol, now they dont have to worry about money and get a free bed with meals!

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  9. The wheelchair sounds like a helluva get-away vehicle.

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  10. so she never tazed that girl? damn i was waiting for that as the climax :P

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  11. hahaha cool story bro :'D'D'D'D

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