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Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Original post made on Sep 10, 2013

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the local restaurant after he confessed to similar holdup in San Mateo.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 4:52 PM

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Posted by typos
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 10, 2013 at 7:10 pm

It was a PT Cruiser, not PC Cruiser. Here is the press release from the police:
Web Link

Also the headline "Confessesd" is a typo.

Is the booking photo going to be posted on the Weekly website? How long did he work at the Pleasanton McDonalds?

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Posted by dan
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Sep 10, 2013 at 7:23 pm

What a Mcdufus

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Posted by Return of the Hamburglar
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 10, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Ahh..... The "Hamburglar" from the 70's returns

Guess stealing burgers didn't pay as much as taking the cash


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Posted by xyz
a resident of Amador Estates
on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:24 am

I guess he thought he was in a dead-end job.

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Posted by Does PC mean Politically Correct?
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 11, 2013 at 1:52 pm

We should all be very proud of the Pleasanton PD,
that they got the info, and were able to ID the bad guy.
I believe it is typical for a few bag guys to do repeat crimes, so taking this guy off the street will make things safer for everyone else!
And it sends a good message!
Editor, can you please follow up and let us know what happens in this case?
And other cases- just look thru the Reports.
So often we never hear whether they get a light sentence or no time, or get locked up!

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Posted by Harold
a resident of Happy Valley
on Sep 11, 2013 at 3:43 pm

McDonaldland is safe again!

McMakes my day that this thief was nabbed.

Here's how I see it...

Ronald McDonald is the victim.

Mr. Becerra is the Hamburglar.
I recall Hamburglar always donned his jail black & white stripes under his cape. yes, yes, yes innocent until proven guilty.

Captain Crook is the counsel for the defense.

Mayor McCheese represents law enforcement. (he was mayor with a star on his chest).

Grimace for the prosecution. Just like this over bloated government.

And the Jury Pool...? All us French Fry Guys.

I wait dining on Quarter Pounder's for my summons, because I want a
nice respectful McDonaldland, where it's unthinkable to pull off armed robbery in our community.

And...another crime is that The Food Police locked up all these wonderful McDonaldland characters that PTown children of today don't get the luxury to grow up with.
That too, should be a First Degree Felony.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Sep 11, 2013 at 3:49 pm

This is the 5'6'' guy, right?
He used his own car to rob the place he manages?



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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm

I don't agree with xyz that for an individual to work in the fast food industry is in any way a "dead end job".

People work to make money so that they can survive. There's nothing amusing about people accepting the responsibility to earn a living. In many instances, the work is an entry point. However, that's not always the case.

What I'm curious about is how does anybody come to believe that working is laughable?

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on Apr 25, 2017 at 3:27 am

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