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Posted by: thepinetree on 04/29/2017 06:40 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/29/2017 06:40 PM
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Suspect Arrested In Copperopolis for Burglary, Robbery and Vehicle Theft In Angels Camp

Angels Camp, CA...On 04/24/17 an Angels Camp PD officer took a vehicle theft report, where the suspect entered the victim's home and threatened the victim with violence if he did not allow him to use his vehicle. The victim said that a mutual friend brought the suspect to his home, and that he only knew him as "Joey." On 04/26/17 another Angels Camp PD officer was doing follow-up investigation on this case and met with the victim. During the interview the victim advised of a previous incident that occurred on 04/15/17, where the same suspect took the victim's car after threatening him with violence. After taking the car on 04/15/17, the victim stated that the vehicle was returned on 04/22/17. Fearing violence, the victim did not initially report the first time his vehicle was taken.




During the follow-up interview the victim advised that on 04/24/17, the suspect entered the victim's home at approximately 1 AM, and took the vehicle a second time after threatening violence if the victim did not comply. The victim said that he was unsure how the suspect got into his home, and he was later advised by a mutual friend that his vehicle was stolen from the suspect while the suspect was in Stockton.

The suspect was ultimately identified through a photo array, where the victim positively identified him. Officers from the Angels Camp PD went to the suspect's address in Copperopolis to interview him, and arrested Joseph J. Lecompte, a 26 year old male. Lecompte provided a statement and confirmed that the vehicle was stolen from him while he was in Stockton, after he was beaten and robbed. Lecompte denied taking the vehicle against the victim's will, stating that he had permission from the victim to drive the vehicle. Lecompte had no explanation as to why he did not report the battery and robbery that occurred where he was the victim in Stockton.

During the follow-up investigation on 04/26/17, officers were advised that San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office recovered the victim's vehicle in San Joaquin County, and the victim was notified.

Lecompte was transported and booked into the Calaveras County Jail, on charges related to burglary (two counts), robbery (two counts), vehicle theft (two counts), and criminal threats.




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Posted on: 2017-04-29 19:02:08   By: Anonymous
 
Something definitely wrong with this entire story. Beautiful pic though.

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    Posted on: 2017-04-29 19:52:17   By: Anonymous
     
    Some just never learn or refuse to even try. Jails, Institutions and Death are all they have if they do not stop themselves or Divine Intervention does not take place.

    That is reality.

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    Posted on: 2017-04-29 20:39:18   By: Anonymous
     
    If this was Facebook, all I could do was "like."

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      Posted on: 2017-04-29 21:12:08   By: Anonymous
       
      Jerry Browns AB109 let them all out so they have no institutions or jobs. Jerry should hire them for the hi speed rail to Bakersfield or welcome them to live with him .

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        Posted on: 2017-04-29 21:37:48   By: Anonymous
         
        it was not the fault of the squash, chicken, corn, green peppers, chili (sigh) onions..



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          Posted on: 2017-04-29 22:04:47   By: Anonymous
           
          unemployed trimmer

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            Posted on: 2017-04-29 22:48:37   By: Anonymous
             
            Looks like your typical Arnold resident scumbag!

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              Posted on: 2017-04-30 05:16:12   By: Anonymous
               
              Arnold? Murphys, Anal Camp, Copper, San Andreas.....you don't get out much, huh? The crime stats have changed if you haven't noticed. It's more dangerous to live here now then in your "average" big city. That pitiful little bail amount given out up here, let's repeat offenders go on their merry way to commit more crimes while awaiting trial has been one of the main contributing factors to the rise in crime.

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                Posted on: 2017-04-30 09:37:53   By: Anonymous
                 
                That is why I carry a gun everywhere every day fool!

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                  Posted on: 2017-05-01 00:31:47   By: Anonymous
                   
                  I used to carry a bowling ball everywhere I went for twenty years.

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                  Posted on: 2017-05-01 08:15:13   By: Anonymous
                   
                  Sounds like you're insecure and have low self esteem. Sad.

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                    Posted on: 2017-05-01 09:06:01   By: Anonymous
                     
                    Maybe if I run into you I can shot you dumb ass!

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    Posted on: 2017-05-11 05:54:54   By: Anonymous
     
    Definitely had the true potential of being a leader for peace rally demonstrations

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Posted on: 2017-04-30 00:28:54   By: Anonymous
 
Trump supporter. Fact. Sad. #orangearmy

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    Posted on: 2017-04-30 05:17:38   By: Anonymous
     
    I don't think so, he's unemployed, that there is a sure fire democrat, leeching off others like usual.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-30 10:47:19   By: Anonymous
       
      Unfortunately for you there are about 40 states that say different.

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Posted on: 2017-04-30 05:09:54   By: Anonymous
 
He was a good kid until the age of 12 or 13, then he started to become mean, started fighting with kids on the play ground and after school, his grade plummeted.
We found out when he was drinking at an early age because of alcoholic parents who were beating him severely for years.
No doubt he's into harder drugs now, 80 proof or more.

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    Posted on: 2017-04-30 05:20:50   By: Anonymous
     
    Just another Trump supporter

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      Posted on: 2017-04-30 05:58:30   By: Anonymous
       
      Ban all Cannabis!

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    Posted on: 2017-04-30 08:32:15   By: Anonymous
     
    That's a sad story behind all of this. Still, more violence to others can't be excused. I hope he sobers up and has the courage to turn things around.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-30 08:46:06   By: Anonymous
       
      Oh he'll turn around alright. He'll turn around in the shower at the pen, bend over, and take it up the ol' poopshoot from his cellmate/lover. Its just a matter of time...................

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        Posted on: 2017-04-30 09:03:14   By: Anonymous
         
        He is a likely candidate for a Trump protester. He already has bruises and can claim the trump supporters beat him. With his expertise in intimidation, theft and violence he might be used as a trainer. He has probably had multiple offers by now to join the "Never Trumpers".

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Nice tie.
Posted on: 2017-04-30 11:25:19   By: Anonymous
 
Nice tie.

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Posted on: 2017-04-30 13:41:44   By: Anonymous
 
Looks like the robber got robbed, and then had the crap beat out of him. Well, ain't that a shame. KARMA DUDE !

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Re: Its time
Posted on: 2017-04-30 16:04:57   By: Anonymous
 
For squash, chicken, corn, green peppers, chili (sigh) onions..



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If?
Posted on: 2017-05-01 00:30:06   By: Anonymous
 
Our friend Joey were on an inmate of the month calendar, I bet he'd be July.
He just vibes me that way.

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    Re: If?
    Posted on: 2017-05-01 07:11:57   By: Anonymous
     
    Meth labs and tweakers is what are county's been known for for 30 years...

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    Posted on: 2017-05-01 07:40:23   By: Anonymous
     
    Sounds like you're insecure and have low self esteem. Sad.

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          Posted on: 2017-05-01 20:38:10   By: Anonymous
           
          Sounds like experience talking HAHAHA!!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-05-11 05:57:25   By: Anonymous
 
Orange is the new black

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