Suspect In Starbucks Armed Robbery May Sue Man Who Stopped Him

Crime doesn’t pay. That’s especially true if you get caught, but one failed criminal seemingly has a new plan. He’s suing the man who stopped him. 

Ryan Flores, 30, allegedly tried to rob a Starbucks in Fresno, California back in July but was stopped by Cregg Jerri, 58, who first tried to stop him by throwing a chair at Flores. According to investigators, Flores then stabbed Jerri in the neck. Jerri was about to get the knife away from Flores and stabbed Flores multiple times. 

The entire encounter was caught on security cameras. 

The Flores family says that their son plans on suing Jerri for excessive force. Ryan’s mother, Pamela Chimienti, doesn’t stand by her son committing armed robbery but she feels as if Jerri went too far saying, “The guy, in my opinion, went from a Good Samaritan to a vigilante. Stabbing somebody that many times, it doesn’t take that many stab wounds to get somebody to succumb to you.”

Flores had 17 stab wounds, according to his mother. 

Legal analyst, Charles Magill, doesn’t believe this lawsuit is going anywhere saying, “Good luck finding an attorney that wants to represent a young robber who’s going to be convicted of robbery. That’s not going to sell very well to the jury.”

Flores is currently being held on a $ 155,000 bail. He is expected back in court later this month. 

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This Teen Stopped Her Friend From Committing Suicide And Today They're Married

Someone on Quora asked, “What is one moment in your life you thought could only happen in a movie?” and one of the answers, by Kevin Walsh, was especially astonishing and romantic. “I can’t not answer this,” he wrote.

“Once upon a time I was 13 at a summer camp and the prettiest girl I’d ever seen walked right up to me and said ‘black is a good color on you.’ No idea why,” he wrote. “We chatted and became friends, exchanged AIM screen names (it was the time) and stayed in touch for a while.”

“We fell off each others’ radar some time in high school, but I can promise you that not a day went by that I didn’t think about that girl. Even now I’m not sure I can say why – something about her just stayed with me.”

“In my senior year I went through some dumb high school stuff that seemed earth-shattering at the time, and fell hard into depression,” he continued. “I resolved to take my own life, wrote a note and went to where I planned to end things.”

“Somewhere between 5 and 10 seconds before I would have committed suicide, my phone rang. I checked the caller ID – I couldn’t die not knowing. It was a number I didn’t recognize, so I picked up and it was her.”

“I asked her what was up and she said she just felt like she had to call me. At that point it had been a year since we had spoken, and at that moment she just had to call. Long story short, she pried, I spilled the beans and she talked me out of it. I mean she literally said ‘What? Don’t do that’ And that was that.”

“She made me promise to call her the next day, and we hung up. That night I started writing the words which, ten years later, I’d propose with,” he said.

Walsh told Buzzfeed that talking to someone about his suicidal thoughts helped him. “There is power in saying it out loud. There’s a good chance that the moment it comes out of your mouth you’ll realize it isn’t what you want at all,” said Walsh. 

If you, or someone you know, need someone to talk to, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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Bronn's Mailman Stopped Talking To Him Because Of What He Did On 'Game Of Thrones'

Things are starting to heat up on Game of Thrones and yes, that is a reference to dragon fire, baby! On Sunday’s episode, people’s favorite characters who they have been following as they traverse all the regions of Westeros are finally meeting—and they’re clashing. That means you may start seeing one character you love killing another character you love, like when Bronn viciously attacked Drogon, because Drogon was for sure killing lots and lots of people.

Twitter was conflicted:

Apparently, this emotional conflict has spilled over to real life and started to disrupt the real life of actor Jerome Flynn, who brings Bronn to life for us every week. BuzzFeedreports that in an interview for Making Game of Thrones, Flynn claims that even his mailman turned against him when he took action against Drogon:

He also gives a coded answer for how worried you should be about Bronn. Is this a spoiler?

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This Woman Stopped A Carjacking By Leaping Onto The Hood Of Her Car

A woman jumped on the roof of her car to stop a thief who was driving it away—and believe it or not, this isn’t viral marketing for Wonder Woman. CNN got the insane video:

The woman on the roof of the car, Wisconsinite Melissa Smith, admits she’s “apparently a little” crazy. 

“This is what I’m doing,” she told CNN that she thought during her car leap. “You are not leaving with my car,  I’m not dealing with this sort of crap today, and that’s just what I did.” That’s right—her superhero move came out of pure annoyance, which is perfect.

“I don’t tolerate this sort of behavior,” she explained.

The carjacker’s reaction to her, as she screamed in his face from the hood of the car? “He laughed at me,” Smith said. In a few seconds, however, she apparently spooks him, and he gets out of her car. She then opens the front door and jumps into the moving vehicle.

The thief fled away for now, but Smith has her car back. How would you handle this situation?

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