WUSA9 Crew Vehicle Burglarized in DC

WUSA 9, August 9, 2014

Typically our crews are reporting on these sorts of incidents, but on Friday our own WUSA9 crew’s vehicle was burglarized.

Ironically, the burglary occurred while the crew was working on a story about an app that alerts people of “sketchy” neighborhoods.

The crew had locked their news van on a street in Petworth in Northwest, D.C. while they were out in the neighborhood conducting interviews. When they returned they found the lock had been popped out of the door of their news van, and that the most of the crew’s gear had been stolen.

Among the many stolen articles was the gear of photojournalist James Hash, the backpack of reporter Mola Lenghi, and the purse of intern Taylor Bisciotti.

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  • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

    It appears these libtards found themselves a sketchy neighborhood.

  • http://www.ambrosekane.com/ bluffcreek1967

    How ironic in that even while these liberals try to run a story about a “sketchy” neighborhood app – most likely to discredit it and to show how ‘racist’ it is – they end up getting burglarized. Once again, reality slams liberals in the face.

    More than likely, they won’t make the connection and probably blame the burglary on something other than being in a black neighborhood. The disconnect is both sickening and astonishing!

    • TruthBeTold

      It’s likely they didn’t even notice the irony. They likely just laughed it off and never drew any connection.

      • APaige

        Just like the shootings and fights at ‘Stop the Violence’ rallies.

      • Sloppo

        I disagree. “Ironically” is the first word of the second paragraph in the story. Notice that I didn’t call WUSA9 a “propaganda network” today because this time I think they reported a story accurately. They could have swept this under the rug but they didn’t. They described the neighborhood where the loot was dumped as “another sketchy neighborhood”, implying that the scene of the original crime was also a “sketchy neighborhood”. They did everything but come right out and say “THIS APP WORKS”, but the smiles on their faces said that loud enough. This news report could be a better advertisement for the app than anything the developer could ever buy.

  • MekongDelta69

    I love it when leftists get confronted by their cherished DIE-versity, up close and personal.

    • TruthBeTold

      Yes but they never learn anything when they’re confronted with diversity.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Oh, they perfectly understand DIE-versity and even encourage it…for YOU, not for them.

      • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

        Really good teachers are at their best with the slower students, so I think these libtards need to go back there, on foot, at night.

    • HE2

      I do too, MD69. Trouble is, it does not seem to make a dent in their besotted brains.

  • John Smith

    This is comical…absolute Alice-in-Wonderland stuff.

    A film crew of politically correct anti-racist leftists go out to investigate an alleged “bad” area and they get robbed.

    You simply cannot win with blacks…period.

    This indirectly reminds me of when the NAACP was organizing a mass protest against picture ID when voting. But the NAACP required entrants to the building to have a valid photo ID. It was actually in their ads.

    • bilderbuster

      That was in Raleigh NC where the NAACP got a Black man who’s in his 90’s to file the suit so he can claim the law intimidates him and reminds him of the bad ole days of Jim Crow and the evil Klan.

  • ncpride

    You can’t make this stuff up! HA!

    • APaige

      I bet even writers at The Onion are a bit jealous of this story.

  • willbest

    What a wonderful marketing campaign. What better way to prove your product works than an example of what happens when a person willfully ignores the advice of it.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Let’s see if I got this right:

    Deeply concerned, lefty news crew ferreting out false and unjustified claims of a racist app that identifies certain neighborhoods “of color” as dangerous and crime-ridden.

    News crew conducts interviews with black residents who say Whitey forces them into the worst, most violent areas, leaving them no choice but to sling drugs, loot and join gangs to survive.

    With the story in the can, crew returns to their van only to find their gear has been stolen.

    That means the app works!

    Remind me to give it a five-star review.

    Story deep six-ed.

    Doesn’t matter: Everyone knows the highest concentration of criminals in the DC area is in the White house and Capitol Hill.

  • Caucasoid88

    #ShouldveUsedTheApp

  • WR_the_realist

    Ha ha ha ha ha!

    My “feel good” story of the week.

  • Augustus3709

    The situation might be amusing but don’t expect any positive change. If those people thought logically, they wouldn’t be ‘liberals’ in the first place.

  • HE2

    Not too long ago, a news crew filming in Oakland was robbed by black thugs of equipment, wallets, phones, valuables, at gun point. No one tried to help them.
    Sketchy, or as described by mum and dad, “a bunch of black dodgy scangers,” indeed.

  • Mrfinoni

    It was obviously some White Skinheads!

  • scutum

    I’ll bet some illegal Japanese immigrants did this.

  • Katherine McChesney

    Loved the comments by Negro Tarantino JedEye Master…an obese and ignorant black.

  • StillModerated

    I first read about this app being used in Youngstown Ohio. Everybody who lives there knows where the crappy neighborhoods are, and they tell their guests from out of town to run red lights in those ghettoes. Stop for nothing! It’s high time they got one for the Nation’s Crap-itol.

  • Shawn_thefemale

    As soon as I catch my breath from my bout of hysterical laughter, I will full out do the happy dance.

  • Paleoconn

    The ironing is delicious. It always amuses me when this kind of thing happens to MSM do-gooders. Be sure they visited this neighborhood to show those rayciss app creators how wrong they were to list it as a sketchy neighborhood.

  • CalMark

    If they were in Northwest DC, it was likely to be a decent area, if not upscale.