LCSO cruiser

Two Loudoun County teenagers have been charged in connection with a Thursday robbery in Lansdowne involving vape pods, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

The LCSO reportedly responded to the area of Kipheart Drive and Riverside Parkway around 2:45 p.m. Thursday after a resident saw three teenagers in an altercation in his backyard.

One of the subjects involved in the altercation said he had arranged a meeting with the other juveniles to sell the vape pods, according to the LCSO.

The suspects then took the vape pods without paying for them and a confrontation ensued. One of the suspects brandished what was later determined to be a replica bb gun. The bb gun and other items associated with the incident were later located discarded in the area.

Both teenagers, whose names are not being released because they are juveniles, have been charged with robbery. The juvenile who displayed the bb gun is also charged with brandishing a firearm.

The sheriff's office thanked the community for assisting with the investigation.

(41) comments

hardworkingamerican

Lolll, AG did you just really say what you did? LMAO, everything I said was an absolute fact and you are one to talk. I was just repeating what other people said below for the most part. Get a life.

amerigirl

Don't have a clue what you're talking about.What facts?

LetsBreal

You'll notice her thought pattern. If you state something she doesn't like, it's either a conspiracy or a lie. If you quote sources or cite historical proof to back up an assertion, the label changes to either "who cares" or the information is too old, followed by orange man bad. She's fully steeped in ideology over rational thought.

It is what it is.

amerigirl

Truth just kills you doesn't it? I bother researching what I don't understand before I state something and other blurt out their feelings as facts. Do you alo realize that I have only said once, that is 1 time "who cares" and you have repeated it numerous times? Is that the best you have on me? Shame on you. When have I ever said that information is too old? Man if you have to make things up about me you are in sad shape.

ace10

I think you've pretty-much summed up the pattern. Repeated hundreds of times each day.

for love and justice

You really seem to have an axe to grind. Your posts seem to so often be on the attack, and lacking in kindness or empathy, more interested in your own opinion, rather than civil discourse.[unsure]

More Cowbell

It's why many state, Dems are always complaining, hating everything and looking for free handouts. Oh those poor illegals....That criminal didn't mean to kill someone. And those terrorists were only following orders....And when Indictments come out against Andrew McCabe, look for media to make him out as a victim. Same goes for others since they were all under Obama.

for love and justice

hardworkingamerican, You really seem to have an axe to grind. Your posts seem to so often be on the attack, and lacking in kindness or empathy, more interested in your own opinion, rather than civil discourse.

Deez nuts

I personally believe that all of you Karen’s out there are silencing the truth by reporting my comments, I will say it one last time governor Ralph Northam has committed countless war crimes and is in the Illuminati.

amerigirl

Lots of talk no back up. Very irrational, war crimes? It could be that you are not playing by the rules (listed at the bottom), not that anyone is reporting you.

hardworkingamerican

Wow, so let's see. Vaping is the parents fault. Juveniles robbing is ok. Replica guns are evil and should be a felony. Kids should be out of school negotiating a vaping robbery instead of learning how to be a better socialist. The governor is so wonderful keeping NOVA closed and extending it what will be indefinitely. Juveniles breaking the law is "no big deal". But law abiding gun owners are horrible and we need legislation to take their 2nd amendment rights away. Wow, our country is in big trouble. Time to burn down the country. Oh wait isn't that what Madonna said? Oh no, I'm sorry she said "burn down the White House. Liberals are lunatics. Go to work, get back to work, protest this governor, call for his removal, don't wear masks as a runner has died from wearing a mask while trying to run. That death is on Northam along with the 141,000 abortions that took lives from January to March 2nd 2020. FACT, the cure (stay at home, no medical procedures, no doctors visit, no way to pay for bill, etc...) has now officially killed far more than the fakes numbers of COVID. Obama's dream of "transforming America has been realized". Sick and sad.

Deez nuts

I agree 100% that governor Ralph Northam is behind the attacks on the capital I would also like to point out that zendaya former Disney channel Star was spotted at the site of the attack 2 days prior.

amerigirl

Did you mike up that conspiracy theory all by yourself?

amerigirl

Let’s see. In this country you are responsible and liable for the actions of your kids. Who said robbing was ok? Replica guns are about the stupidest thing ever made. Too many children have lost their lives. It is a declared emergency and the number of cases for Loudoun spiked this week. Nobody is taking your 2A rights away, they were safety laws. Rant, followed by Madonna rant, tell people to infect their neighbor rant, followed by abortion lie rant, followed by lying about the numbers rant, followed by Obama rant. Guess your misinformed rants covered about everything.

for love and justice

Beyond negative, hard to tell where you stand, kind of all over the map. See the upcoming (May 21 )Loudoun Now issue w/ article in middle of the paper, probably under "Loco Living", and please don't make a play on the word "Loco", we just don't need that in these times, please be a little kind.

for love and justice

to Leesburg fan, Even if you turn out being correct, I'm glad that you (hopefully) aren't a "Judge". Regardless of the things that were stolen, theft is still theft. It could have been a bike, a bottle of wine, or really anything. Theft is theft, and toy gun or not, sometimes it is hard to tell the difference. Our police aren't perfect, but for the most part they deserve our respect and thanks for all they do.

JMN

Well put, for love and justice!

Shannonnicolekey

My guess is that these are THC vapes, not nicotine vapes. I could be wrong but it would be pretty stupid to both sell and rob somebody for nicotine vapes. Just my thoughts

amerigirl

You probably nailed that one.

for love and justice

Interesting take on things, hopefully the police got the thefted items.

Deez nuts

I agree

springerdad

I hope they were wearing masks and gloves ; )

LeesburgFan

Vaping is illegal in VA if you are under 21, so all three of these teenagers were guilty in trying to conduct a transaction. Look for all charges to be dropped. It must have been a slow crime day in Loudoun, as I observed at least 5 police cars at the Kiphart Park up thru dusk. Funny, for this school-yard incident.

for love and justice

to Leesburg fan, Even if you turn out being correct, I'm glad that you (hopefully) aren't a "Judge". Regardless of the things that were stolen, theft is still theft. It could have been a bike, a bottle of wine, or really anything. Theft is theft, and toy gun or not, sometimes it is hard to tell the difference. Our police aren't perfect, but for the most part they deserve our respect and thanks for all they do.

for love and justice

[thumbup]

Zeekva

I’m sure glad you aren’t my neighbor. Sheesh- you don’t think guns in your back yard in a residential neighborhood justifies attn on a Saturday afternoon ? Good lawd

Deez nuts

The legal age is actually 11 in Bhutan!

Chris McHale

Curious why the kid selling the pods was not charged with anything? I thought you had to be 18/21 to have those. Am I wrong about that?

Oldbroad

Picky! Picky! So few ramifications for bad behavior in our society now. No wonder kids are so blase about their behavior and lack of manners. And adults are such grwat role models!

ace10

How about some "gun control" that makes sense, for a change? Make robbery with a replica firearm in the same or similar class of felony offense as "armed robbery."

ashburnmike

Because “gun control” is only meant for law abiding gun owners. Criminals who use a firearm in the commission of a crime are not the problem, apparently. Otherwise, every bill in the last session that was targeted towards actual criminal acts with firearms would not have been shot down.

Oldbroad

Nice play on words! 🤣

amerigirl

Aren't those laws already in place? Do they need to be replicated?

amerigirl

Why even have replica guns? Haven't enough kids gotten shot by cops who think they are real? To me that would be like saying it's okay to say an armed robbery isn't an armed robbery because there were no bullets in the gun.

ace10

No, it's not the same thing. Replica guns are not treated the same as firearms, whether loaded or unloaded. Hence my comment. Do some research.

for love and justice

good point and interesting perspective

amerigirl

Ace, you are taking the law, I am talking about the amount of kids shot because law enforcement though they were real guns. Most law firms will tell you If the fake weapon can be reasonably believed to be real, then yes, robbery with a fake weapon is also considered a crime. ... Therefore, most courts would consider using a fake weapon to be armed robbery, assuming that the victim reasonably believed that the weapon was real and not fake. Okay I did my research and disproved you, your turn, do some research.

Loudoun1965

Well, that pretty much sums up how addictive vaping is. Perhaps if Northam hadn't given NOVA the shaft on opening up, this wouldn't have happened.

HandymanDan

Vaping as nothing to do with whether or not the state is open. Many teens are addicted to vaping and many parents are choosing to ignore it.

Oldbroad

Good grief! How about home discipline or kids just being a$%%#*#s....open or closed..they are MINORS! Get a grip!

amerigirl

Agreed, and they can do some of the stupidest things. I love to tease my kids about some of the things they did, they hate it, but still laugh.

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