Colorado teen who stole 25 guns arrested after posting selfies


Colorado teen who stole 25 guns arrested after posting selfies

18-year-old Colorado teenager Viet Trinh was the getaway driver in a smash-and-grab burglary in the Denver area and he escaped uncaught after stealing 25 guns, but he fell easy pray for police after posting numerous selfies with the guns on social media.

The teenager was charged with theft in Denver Federal Court on Tuesday, and faces up to 10 years in prison, if convicted.

“Know anyone that wants to buy a baby .40? $300,” Trinh texted friends on Facebook on November 11th, a day after a Thornton gun shop was raided by thieves who stole 25 guns.

“I got my 9″ wit (sic) full clips,” Trinh wrote a month later, on December 20th. “Mixed with poison hallows, regular hallows and strait meadle (sic) jackets.”

It took a few months for authorities to spot the messages and actually arrest the teenager: Trinh was arrested on August 16th, and admitted he was the getaway driver in burglary.

“Stupid people do stupid things, and that’s why they get caught. And that is a prime example,” South Platte Tactical gun shop worker Jacob McIntosh said for CBS 4 Denver. And that just about sums it all up.

source: Fox News

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34 Comments

3. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Even the word "dumb" is a complement to this little piece of s**t. Justice prevails.

24. tangbunna

Posts: 474; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

ah.. vietnamese again. number-1 at burglary. everywhere.

29. audibot

Posts: 600; Member since: Jan 26, 2017

he is middle east descent you can read the full page on denver paper

4. Derekjeter

Posts: 1466; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

We did some stupid s**t in our younger days but never nothing remotely close to this. These stupid, idiotic teens are the worst generation yet. I can’t stand the level of stupidity. Then again we have one of the dumbest, racists pigs as president so it’s not just teens who do stupid s**t.

6. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

The problem is with their parents. They raised them to be dumb. And the next generation will be more dumber.

18. andrewc31394

Posts: 290; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

"more dumber"

23. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

I guess our grandparents also think that way about our parent's generation, and so did our great grandparents, and our ancetors before that.. (And mankind still survive until now, somehow)

28. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

For how long, though?

31. LanjaKodaka

Posts: 219; Member since: Sep 27, 2016

Until they won't kill each other to get maximum number of "likes".

34. KingSam

Posts: 1425; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Sigh. Never blame parents, we all make our own decisions and shape our personality in our teenage years. Do parents stalk their kids all day long. At school? With friends? Social media? talk sense.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

+1,000 to that entire post DJ. I was a stupid kid at times, but my stupidity usually resulted in a bruised arm, sprained ankle, or a knot on my head...not prison. It also got me a few hickies too lol.

5. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

This is good

7. makhilteja

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 25, 2017

One selfie which is related to mobile made this article in phone arena.

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

How dumb today's generation is. When I was a kid, we were busy jumping ramps, playing ball all day, and chasing girls around the Meadows Mall. Heck...my dad didn't even allow me to have a damn BB gun, and I had to hide my wrist rocket, I bought from a kid at school to keep him from taking that. No way on earth, would I be caught dead with guns, pops would've beat my ass into the next decade. Glad he molded me into a real man, from the get go. Plain dumb ass, now he's gonna do time.

10. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

The sad thing is today's generation will say things we're saying now & more, to tomorrow's generation in 10~20 years.

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yep, that's true bro. It's just crazy, the things they're into. I just wanted a cute chick, cool greasy hair lol, and some Bermuda shorts lol. I'm taking it back now.

13. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

lol my boombox is already out

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol right on, with a Kangol.

15. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Well said DJ. Everything is okay except for prison. Just don't do dumb s**t and get into trouble. Thanks to our fathers who made us into good people and showed us right from wrong.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Exactly bro. My parents were no nonsense. You deserve a pat on the back, you got it. You deserve a kick in the ass, you got it.

19. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Well said. I'll make sure to do the same thing when I get married and start a family of my own.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's how I raised my son, and he's doing quite well now. In college, and out on his own. Fine young man.

21. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Like father like son. God bless you and your family.

27. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Awesome

26. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

That is so true. You can't do that to kids now day or they will call CPS on you. My son told me that once and I told him go a head call them, he didn't cause he knew the consequences wouldn't be good.

32. darkkjedii

Posts: 30965; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Old school child raising is best. Make them earn it, and be fair but firm.

12. fyah_king unregistered

His mom's white and dad's Vietnamese. Viet trinh?

14. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

Between a bunch of autistic tranny cuck SJW's and idiot sports fans, we have these Darwinian species still overtaking both poor and rich gated communities.

25. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Why do kids think guns are so cool? Nothing bad ass about taking selfies with a weapon. Lol Why are today's kids, who grew up with the internet and social media, dumb enough to post things publically? My generation learned the hard way in their late teens not to post incriminating evidence, today's kids brag about crime like they can't get caught when documenting it and putting it online lol.

30. Einstein333

Posts: 146; Member since: May 22, 2012

What does this have to do with phone news?

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