In last week’s issue there was the story of an alleged robber who wrapped his head in duct tape as a disguise. But I forgot that I had photos of this brain surgeon to show you! But first, the story, from the 9 September issue:
We See You Too
A robber who stepped into Shamrock Liquors in Ashland, Ky., had a unique idea to hide his identity: he wrapped his head in duct tape. Store manager Bill Steele also had some duct tape — wrapped around a club, which he used as a weapon to repel the intruder. Another employee chased down the robber and held him for police, who pulled off the tape. Luckily for Kasey G. Kazee, 24, it was hot that day, and his profuse sweat kept the tape from pulling off all of his hair — or his skin. He has been charged with first-degree robbery. (AP) …Those brutal cops! They should have taken him to a nice, air-conditioned hospital to wait for a doctor to remove the tape.
And here are the photos (click to see larger):
In April 2008, Kazee pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery. The next month Boyd Circuit Court Judge David Hagerman sentenced him to 10 years in prison.
Thanks to Andrew in Texas for pointing out an update to the update. It appears that Kazee committed another robbery — in prison.
Prison records show he was denied parole on 27 June 2014, and ordered to serve out his original sentence (presumably until 2018). But there’s a “crime date” of 1 December 2014 for another robbery, and this time it’s first degree. It shows a conviction date of 8 May 2015 and a fresh 12-year sentence, and shows he is “expected” to remain in prison until 19 May 2028, and is not even eligible for a parole hearing until 13 February 2025. The maximum date he could held to is 17 October 2029 …unless he commits more crimes.
So he’s really stuck.
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