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March 3, 1998 | From Associated Press
An armored car driver suspected of stealing $17 million from his company's vault was in custody Monday after being captured in Mexico, bringing a five-month manhunt to an end. David Scott Ghantt, 28, was arrested Sunday at Playa de Carmen, Mexico, near the island resort of Cozumel, FBI spokesman William Perry said. He was returned to Charlotte, where he is charged with stealing a van stuffed with cash from the vault at Loomis, Fargo & Co. in Charlotte. The company reported the theft Oct. 5.
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March 23, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Fugitive bombing suspect Eric Robert Rudolph may be the intruder who broke into up to 12 mountain homes from July to January to steal food and toilet paper or sometimes just to get a shower and a shave, a federal agent said in Andrews, N.C. Woody Enderson of the Southeast Bomb Task Force described the break-ins as significant in the hunt for Rudolph, the suspect in a fatal Birmingham, Ala., abortion clinic bombing last year and others in Atlanta, including the 1996 Olympic Park bombing.
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NEWS
July 15, 1998 | From Associated Press
The manhunt intensified again Tuesday for abortion clinic bombing suspect Eric Rudolph after authorities said that he stole a truck and a six-month supply of food. Rudolph, on the run nearly six months after the Alabama bombing, was seen Thursday by the man he robbed, officials said. He disappeared after ditching the truck at a campground that leads into the 5,000-foot mountains and areas honeycombed with caves, according to authorities.
NEWS
February 24, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Six people got sentences ranging from probation to nearly 13 years in prison for their roles in a $17-million heist from a vault at the Loomis, Fargo armored car company in Charlotte, N.C., one of the biggest thefts of its kind in U.S. history. More than $2 million is still missing.
NEWS
February 21, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Items seized from the masterminds of a $17-million robbery were auctioned and thousands clamored to buy a piece of criminal history in Charlotte, N.C. U.S. Marshals sold the booty to reimburse insurer Lloyds of London for losses from the highly publicized October 1997 robbery of an armored car company's cash warehouse in Charlotte. The sale was expected to generate about $250,000. Steve and Michele Chambers, who plotted the heist, and 17 others have been convicted.
SPORTS
November 17, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Several stolen items of memorabilia from Duke's 1991 Final Four championship were recovered on the campus of archrival North Carolina. The trophies and memorabilia were found aligned around the Old Well, Duke's public safety office said. They were taken from a trophy case at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
NEWS
March 23, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Fugitive bombing suspect Eric Robert Rudolph may be the intruder who broke into up to 12 mountain homes from July to January to steal food and toilet paper or sometimes just to get a shower and a shave, a federal agent said in Andrews, N.C. Woody Enderson of the Southeast Bomb Task Force described the break-ins as significant in the hunt for Rudolph, the suspect in a fatal Birmingham, Ala., abortion clinic bombing last year and others in Atlanta, including the 1996 Olympic Park bombing.
NEWS
August 20, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Three people accused in a $17-million armored car company heist pleaded guilty. Michael McKinney was accused of delivering money to and plotting to kill former Loomis Fargo & Co. employee David Scott Ghantt, who was allegedly filmed stealing the money. Sandra and Dennis Floyd pleaded guilty to one count each of money laundering after being accused of accepting $40,000 to rent safe deposit boxes in which $1.9 million was found.
NEWS
February 24, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Six people got sentences ranging from probation to nearly 13 years in prison for their roles in a $17-million heist from a vault at the Loomis, Fargo armored car company in Charlotte, N.C., one of the biggest thefts of its kind in U.S. history. More than $2 million is still missing.
SPORTS
February 5, 1998
The retired jersey of basketball great Michael Jordan was stolen out of the rafters of the University of North Carolina Smith Center over the weekend, school officials said Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Jordan jersey, bearing No. 23, will cost as much as $400 to replace, and it will take about three months for a new one to be made, sports department spokesman Rick Brewer said. * Misbehavior by Rhode Island's mascot got more attention than the players late in Tuesday's game against St.
NEWS
February 21, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Items seized from the masterminds of a $17-million robbery were auctioned and thousands clamored to buy a piece of criminal history in Charlotte, N.C. U.S. Marshals sold the booty to reimburse insurer Lloyds of London for losses from the highly publicized October 1997 robbery of an armored car company's cash warehouse in Charlotte. The sale was expected to generate about $250,000. Steve and Michele Chambers, who plotted the heist, and 17 others have been convicted.
NEWS
August 20, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Three people accused in a $17-million armored car company heist pleaded guilty. Michael McKinney was accused of delivering money to and plotting to kill former Loomis Fargo & Co. employee David Scott Ghantt, who was allegedly filmed stealing the money. Sandra and Dennis Floyd pleaded guilty to one count each of money laundering after being accused of accepting $40,000 to rent safe deposit boxes in which $1.9 million was found.
NEWS
July 15, 1998 | From Associated Press
The manhunt intensified again Tuesday for abortion clinic bombing suspect Eric Rudolph after authorities said that he stole a truck and a six-month supply of food. Rudolph, on the run nearly six months after the Alabama bombing, was seen Thursday by the man he robbed, officials said. He disappeared after ditching the truck at a campground that leads into the 5,000-foot mountains and areas honeycombed with caves, according to authorities.
NEWS
March 3, 1998 | From Associated Press
An armored car driver suspected of stealing $17 million from his company's vault was in custody Monday after being captured in Mexico, bringing a five-month manhunt to an end. David Scott Ghantt, 28, was arrested Sunday at Playa de Carmen, Mexico, near the island resort of Cozumel, FBI spokesman William Perry said. He was returned to Charlotte, where he is charged with stealing a van stuffed with cash from the vault at Loomis, Fargo & Co. in Charlotte. The company reported the theft Oct. 5.
SPORTS
February 5, 1998
The retired jersey of basketball great Michael Jordan was stolen out of the rafters of the University of North Carolina Smith Center over the weekend, school officials said Wednesday in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Jordan jersey, bearing No. 23, will cost as much as $400 to replace, and it will take about three months for a new one to be made, sports department spokesman Rick Brewer said. * Misbehavior by Rhode Island's mascot got more attention than the players late in Tuesday's game against St.
NEWS
June 8, 1993 | Associated Press
A man who said he was a police officer who had been fired herded six people to the back of a grocery store, stacked them by twos and began shooting and stabbing, police said. Three people were killed and two were badly hurt. Officials said the motive was robbery but declined to say what was taken. They were searching for a 20- to 30-year-old man.
NEWS
June 8, 1993 | Associated Press
A man who said he was a police officer who had been fired herded six people to the back of a grocery store, stacked them by twos and began shooting and stabbing, police said. Three people were killed and two were badly hurt. Officials said the motive was robbery but declined to say what was taken. They were searching for a 20- to 30-year-old man.
SPORTS
November 17, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Several stolen items of memorabilia from Duke's 1991 Final Four championship were recovered on the campus of archrival North Carolina. The trophies and memorabilia were found aligned around the Old Well, Duke's public safety office said. They were taken from a trophy case at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
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