Man Says Driving Stolen Car into Group of Joggers Was ‘Fun’ and ‘Like Grand Theft Auto’

Laura Cox, Daily Mail (London), October 30, 2012

Two car thieves deliberately drove their stolen vehicle into a group of joggers on Sunday, police said.

Vincent Anderson, 19, and Marcus Jones, 27, have both been taken into custody, charged with multiple offences.

They allegedly stole a car in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and rammed it into the group, later describing their stunt as ‘fun’ and likening it to the video game Grand Theft Auto.

Vincent Anderson

Three of the six joggers were injured, one of them requiring hospital treatment.

Anderson was driving the 1994 Ford Thunderbird, stolen just before 7am. Around 10 minutes later the victims called 911 and the pair were arrested as they tried to flee the scene.

Anderson was charged with three counts of first-degree assault, tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting arrest, as well as a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of an accident.

His passenger, Jones, will answer to second-degree vehicle tampering and resisting arrest. He was held on a $15,000 cash-only bond; Anderson’s was listed as $75,000.

One of the injured runners, Ron Rosati, described how the car cut across lanes to hit them.

He told semissourian.com: ‘I can’t understand why someone would do that. It was just random. It doesn’t make any sense to me.

‘But it wasn’t an accident. It was some crazy guy just acting crazy.’

‘If it had been a Hummer or a truck, we would not have been on the car,’ he added. ‘We would have been under it.’

Marcus Jones

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  • http://twitter.com/baldowl baldowl

     ‘I can’t understand why someone would do that. It was just random. It doesn’t make any sense to me.
    ‘But it wasn’t an accident. It was some crazy guy just acting crazy.’
    It wasn’t random.  It was just a black person acting like an African.  This idea that when they behave like savages it’s the exception is a misconception that continues to cost white people their lives.

    • shmo123

       That’s right baldowl,  and that’s why so many of the most egregious actions of black males are written off by their community as “messin up”.  It’s almost as if blacks have no conscience at all–they’ll commit the most horrendous acts– murders, robberies, assaults and they’re mammas will cry and wail and say their babies are good and “he just mess up”, and on and on….I still can’t understand it and never will.

  • Puggg

    One is from Little Rock and the other is from a delta town halfway between Little Rock and Memphis.

    However, The Cape has enough of a black undertow of its own.

  • Michael C. Scott

    I have news for one of the joggers: This was not “random”.

  • http://jewamongyou.wordpress.com/ Reuben H

    Needless to say, if the joggers were black and the driver white, it would be international news and hate crime charges would be considered.

    http://www.jewamongyou.wordpress.com

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7RORAJVG7LJJZECDJIILHJBE7U So CAL Snowman

    “Anderson was charged with three counts of first-degree assault”

    Excuse me, but ramming a bunch of people with a car is attempted murder not assault with a deadly weapon, at least in my opinion. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/franklin.ward.10 Franklin Ward

    Why not a charge of attemped murder?  These two should spend a lot of time in jail.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLTX7ZIPMNFTATF65SXOL3K7ZI Thrash

       They won’t because Eric “my people” Holder has decreed it open season on humans.

  • The__Bobster

    Rush’s home town, yet he never mentioned it.

    • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

      He might not have heard about it.

      Or, he did, one of the relatives back home had to have sent it to him, but race is too hot to touch.

      As an aside, Rush Limbaugh (as in the talk radio host) might be more conservative than the typical American, but relative to his own family, almost all of  whom are either back in Cape Girardeau or in St. Louis, he’s a liberal.  Another one of those things that I can’t say how I know it.  But it’s sort of a Rosetta Stone to explain why he has said some of the half baked things he has said over the years, add that to what he has admitted that he was the black sheep of his family for a long time because he was the only male non-lawyer in the family.

    • Whirlwinder

      You, apparently, never listen to Rush because he did mention it on his show.

      • Sherman_McCoy

        Good for him.

      • The__Bobster

        Great. I must’ve missed it because of the storm coverage. Never mind.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/D7BX764AFX7YRN57CDP7IRUMNE Darryl

    Here is a photo of one of the injured– Ron Rosati:

    http://www.todaysthv.com/images/640/360/2/assetpool/images/121029101629_Ron_Rosati.jpg

    http://www.todaysthv.com/news/article/232465/2/Joggers-in-SE-Mo-struck-on-purpose-police-say

    I’m sure it was just random. The joggers were just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Always look left and right before jogging, and wear a reflective vest.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SLTX7ZIPMNFTATF65SXOL3K7ZI Thrash

     Your an absolute idiot.  Typical liberal response white people do it too..yeah give me an example of a situation like this.

    • Thoughtcrime1933

      Crickets….chirping….

  • ILOVEMYRACE

    Those Whites deserved it.  They benefitted from “White Privilege” all their lives.  This is simply payback for being White.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7RORAJVG7LJJZECDJIILHJBE7U So CAL Snowman

    A morning drive gone wrong?

    • Up to my neck in CA

      Car jacking gone wrong.

  • kjh64

    “One of the injured runners, Ron Rosati, described how the car cut across lanes to hit them.‘I can’t understand why someone would do that. It was just random. It doesn’t make any sense to me.”

    Because Ron, these ghetto thugs are evil and sadistic. They enjoy seeing others suffer.

    “‘But it wasn’t an accident. It was some crazy guy just acting crazy.’”

    No, Ron these ghetto thugs weren’t “crazy”. They knew exactly what they were doing. They WANTED to see you suffer, it’s fun to them. Blacks in general and ghetto ones in particular have average rates of sadism that are higher than other races.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SVXVW3GTZ2ES4KXN6WW3WMI4KI Luca

    This was so much fun for them because they got to kill 3 birds with one stone. They got to steal a car, act like savages and hurt white people all in one shot. Clearly they’ll be celebrities with the homies in lockup.

  • kjh64

    Nobody is saying that there are not Whites who are evil and sadistic and commit acts of violence for fun, of course there are. What we are saying is that Blacks, especially ghetto types DO have much higher rates of sadism and violence than Whites, or Hispanics or Asians.

  • KenelmDigby

    It was a conscious or subconscious attempt to kill or injure Whites.
    That’s the way blacks think – they see the opportunity and their reptile-like ‘brain’ acts straight on that opportunity.

  • Sherman_McCoy

    14% of the population commits over 50% of the violent crime.  Wrap your micro brain around that.

  • Sherman_McCoy

    Same thing.

  • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

    This happened in The Cape in 2006:

    http://countenance.wordpress.com/2006/09/06/a-prosthetic-leg-is-a-weapon-of-hate/

    This is how he was punished:

    http://countenance.wordpress.com/2007/01/03/update-on-the-cape-girardeau-hate-crime/

    Messrs. Anderson and Jones are probably in for a light punishment.

  • curri

    Whenever you see a case of a white driver plowing into a group of pedestrians it’s ALWAYS a confused elderly person or someone with a debilitating physical condition. 

    Rape of the elderly is an exclusively black crime in the US-and the victims are almost exclusively (is it 100% ?) non-black. 

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    It was just sheer dumb luck that none of the joggers was killed. But if one was, would this be a nationwide story like the Trayvon Martin story? NO! Of course not. It would STILL just be a localized story, like it is now. That’s the rule of the MSM: play up stories that make whites look bad, but NEVER blacks.

    • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

      One of the victims, the aforementioned Dr. Rosati, is the Provost (Chief Academic Officer) at SEMO.  This vehicular attempt at Knockout Martin Luther King happened very near the SEMO campus.  Since there were six joggers, I bet they were Rosati and six of his close colleagues out on a morning run.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6QKJMQQX4IKTKFO3PRRCVIRWMY I Am Legend

    When I saw this on the news last night, the reporter said one of the victims was the provost at the local university.  He got a little taste of diversity road rage.    

  • Persephone Grey

    No, Africans just put gasoline-filled tires around people’s necks and set them on fire.

  • Persephone Grey

    Two more Black Footsoldiers trying to claim their crowns. They failed, though, because no whitey died. Better luck next time, eh, boys?

  • lolke

    MAYBE?  MAYBE? sheeesh

  • ageofknowledge

    There are segments of the population that seem to have great difficulty in diassociating fiction from non-fiction.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002454802929 John Smith

    Really? You can deliberately and with malice run someone over with a car, and it’s NOT attempted murder? Hmm, good to know.