Springfield police: 3 Connecticut men arrested after threatening man at East Columbus Avenue gas station, telling him they 'kill cops'
Police officers arrested three Hartford, Conn., area men early Monday after they allegedly threatened a man pumping gasoline at the Pride station on East Columbus Avenue, claimed they were Blood Gang members who "kill cops" and demanded his sunglasses, police said.
The incident began shortly before 2 a.m. when two vehicles filled with five suspects pulled into the station, Sgt. John M. Delaney said. The victim, a Connecticut corrections officer, told police that three of the five were the main aggressors and that they motioned to their waistbands implying that they were concealing firearms.
After a few minutes, the suspects, unsuccessful at getting the victim to hand over the sunglasses, went back into their vehicles and drove away. The corrections officer called police and officers Juan Hernandez and Raul Gonzalez were able to stop the vehicles a short distance away.
The corrections officer was able to identify the three main aggressors, and a fourth suspect was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, Delaney, aide to Commissioner William Fitchet, said.
Jose Tirado, 32, of 256 Capen St., Hartford; Joel Erazo-Molina, 28, of 17 Greenwood St., Hartford; and Jorge Torres, 29, of 57 Phelps St., East Hartford, were charged with armed assault to rob.
Erazo-Molina also was charged with assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest.
Kill Cops? You sideways-shooting, unfair fighting, cowardly dumbasses can't steal sunglasses from a tired CO at 02:00.
The doe-eyed one on the rt with the hair handles is my favorite.