Robbery

Brady Bonuz

Definition and Type of crime

  • Robbery is the act of unlawfully taking the property of another person by the use of violence or intimidation.
  • Robbery is a violent crime.
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Example

In 2009 Christopher Michael Dean and Ricardo Curtis Lopez were arrested while robbing a bank. While robbing the bank, Dean's gun fired, causing him and Lopez to be charged no only with conspiracy to commit a robbery affecting interstate commerce, but with using, carrying, possessing, and discharging of a firearm while committing an armed robbery.

How families can affect the performance of robbery

  • Families can work together to commit the crime
  • Family members can cover up for people involved in the crime
  • Families can also hinder the performance of the crime by discouraging them.
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Citations

"DEAN v. UNITED STATES." n.pag. SIRS Government Reporter. Web. 04 Feb. 2014.


"Bank Robbery." FBI. 19 Apr. 2010. FBI. 06 Feb. 2014 <http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/vc_majorthefts/bankrobbery>